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Rumors swirl about Amazon acquiring more freighters

Rumors swirl about Amazon acquiring more freighters

March 17, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Have you heard the latest out of Amazon? In the last couple of days Air Cargo World and our sister publication Cargo Facts have received word from two separate sources that Amazon is in talks to acquire more freighter aircraft. You may want to sit down when you hear how manyRead More

Amazon’s Prime Air is ready for its closeup in Seattle [VIDEO]

Amazon’s Prime Air is ready for its closeup in Seattle [VIDEO]

August 5, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

After yesterday’s unveiling of Amazon’s new “Prime Air” livery for the 767 freighters it is leasing from Atlas Air and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), the Seattle area is preparing for the aircraft’s expected fly-by in the city’s annual Seafair celebration this weekend, including an air show by the U.S.Read More

Amazon ‘Prime Day’ breaks records, gains members

Amazon ‘Prime Day’ breaks records, gains members

July 15, 2016 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Amazon’s second-annual “Prime Day” promotion, held on Tuesday, was the company’s biggest sales day ever. The e-commerce giant said its worldwide orders climbed more than 60 percent over last year. In the U.S., orders were up 50 percent over last year’s event. The notoriously circumspect e-retailer has not released totalRead More

The shape of airspace to come?

The shape of airspace to come?

August 30, 2015 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

In July, at the NASA-AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems Inter­national) Unmanned Traffic Convention 2015, at NASA’s Ames Research Center, several drone systems operators presented their vision of what the skies would look like in a world full of approved cargo drones, and how these vehicles would be designed toRead More

Future or fantasy? Cargo industry reacts to Amazon’s drones

Future or fantasy? Cargo industry reacts to Amazon’s drones

December 9, 2013 at 3:00 am 0 comments

If Amazon proves right, the overheard whir of a drone carrying a watch, toy or pair of shoes could someday become commonplace. The Internet has been aflutter ever since Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos’ announcement that drones will someday deliver packages – but the viability of the idea and its effectRead More