Post Tagged with: "American Airlines"

Freshly painted with American's new look, the aircraft features the modern new logo and livery.

Additional AA Cargo widebody targets Puerto Rican pharma

January 11, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

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

Delta pilots ratify new contract featuring 30 percent raise

Delta pilots ratify new contract featuring 30 percent raise

December 5, 2016 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

Half a decade after American Airlines filed for bankruptcy and workers were forced to take massive cuts to keep their positions, many U.S.-based airlines are posting record profits. The turn in fortunes is now turning up the heat on carriers to heed the demands of workers seeking compensatory treatment afterRead More

Freshly painted with American's new look, the aircraft features the modern new logo and livery.

American Airlines launches new Dallas-Madrid 787-9 service

December 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

American Airlines announced the launch of a new 787-9 service between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Madrid Barajas (MAD) in Spain. The widebody jet provides capacity for up to 36 LD3 positions, or 12 pallets. The 787-9 is also currently operating from DFW to São Paulo (GRU), with plans to tackRead More

American Airlines Cargo launches daily L.A.-Auckland service

American Airlines Cargo launches daily L.A.-Auckland service

June 24, 2016 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

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 honors American fallen heroes

American Airlines honors American fallen heroes

June 6, 2016 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

American Airlines (AA) Cargo partnered with the nonprofit organization Operation Honor our Heroes to transport 10,000 American flags to Washington, D.C., for a Memorial Day event in to commemorate the more than 1.2 million soldiers that died in service, from the American Revolutionary War of 1775–1783 to the present conflictsRead More

Buoyant Kiwis enjoy high yields, but can it last?

Buoyant Kiwis enjoy high yields, but can it last?

April 6, 2016 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

Don’t look now, but Air New Zealand (ANZ) is in expansion mode. In early March, the airline announced the resumption of flights to Osaka this coming November, ending a three-year hiatus that began when its Japan flights were consolidated in Tokyo during a weak market. The announcement came not longRead More

Forwarders call for U.S.-Cuba cargo routes to take priority

Forwarders call for U.S.-Cuba cargo routes to take priority

March 4, 2016 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

Now that eight major U.S.-based carriers have submitted applications to begin scheduled service to the previously forbidden Cuba, forwarders are calling for the Department of Transportation to give precedence to passenger routes that carry bellyhold cargo during the approval process. According to the U.S. Airforwarders Association (AfA), only five ofRead More

Alaska simplifies surcharges, prepares for main-deck capacity

Alaska simplifies surcharges, prepares for main-deck capacity

March 3, 2016 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Keeping things simple, Alaska Air Cargo recently joined the growing list of carriers that are  simplifying their pricing models for shipments. Now, two current surcharges will be rolled into Alaska’s base rates, and customers will now be charged only by freight weight and a single screening fee. The simplified pricingRead More