A slight, 1.3 percent uptick in fourth quarter revenues was insufficient to offset a dismal 2016 at American Airlines Cargo, which announced a full-year decrease of 7.9 percent in revenues, to US$700 million. Soon after, American also announced that Art Torno, senior vice president for international and cargo, will retireRead More
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Starting April 4, 2017, American Airlines will add a daily A330-200 widebody flight to its extant twice daily narrow-body scheduled service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). PHL is home to American Airlines Cargo’s dedicated, 25,000-square-foot pharmaceutical facility, making Philly an important nodeRead More
A new Los Angeles (LAX)-Auckland (AKL) passenger service, launched earlier this week, is also providing new connection for airfreight from the United States to New Zealand to and then on to hundreds of destinations around the world. Using a 787, AA Cargo has the ability to reach this new internationalRead More
American Airlines Cargo has become the first U.S. passenger carrier to receive approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for use the RAP e2 cargo containers, made by Envirotainer. The RAP e2 can fit a maximum of five European pallets or four U.S. pallets. The airline can begin using theRead More
We all remember that day nearly 14 years ago, when the U.S. was attacked, bringing down the Twin Towers in New York City. Friday night, Aug. 14, American Airlines Cargo had the honor of transporting a significant piece of 9/11 history, a metal beam from the World Trade Center’s foundation.Read More
American Airlines Cargo opened a new pharmaceutical handling facility at Philadelphia International Airport, designed specifically to handle sensitive, valuable and potentially life-saving products that require cold chain procedures. Called ExpediteTC cold storage, the building has 25,000 square feet, which is staffed and monitored 24/7. It includes 6,000 square feet ofRead More
American Airlines Cargo has introduced three new U.K. and Ireland frequencies to its 2015 summer schedule. Cargo service between Glasgow and Philadelphia began on May 3, and service between Edinburgh and New York’s JFK, as well as Shannon and Philadelphia, is scheduled to begin on May 7. American will utilizeRead More