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LATAM Cargo charts second month of growth, following dismal start to 2017

LATAM Cargo charts second month of growth, following dismal start to 2017

July 10, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

LATAM Airlines Cargo still can’t seem to catch a break, even when the news is good. Cargo volumes at the Chilean carrier moved up in the month of June, registering a 2.7 percent year-over-year increase after years of mostly poor results. But last month’s showing wasn’t enough to offset year-to-dateRead More

10 fresh faces in air cargo in 2017

10 fresh faces in air cargo in 2017

May 29, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Along with a resurgence in confidence in airfreight, the first half of 2017 has seen an unusually high number of personnel changes and promotions among the executive ranks of air carriers and other logistics firms, while some of the industry’s legends have decided to step down. While this is hardlyRead More

Valentine’s Day surge in flower traffic smells sweet at LATAM Cargo [VIDEO]

Valentine’s Day surge in flower traffic smells sweet at LATAM Cargo [VIDEO]

February 15, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

With Valentine’s Day finally in the rear-view mirror, carriers like LATAM Cargo are savoring one of the mainstays of the Latin Americans airfreight business: the annual January surge in flower shipment. This year, the Chile-based carrier handled more than 160 million bouquets of flowers (around 9,000 short tons) in theRead More

Valentine’s day flower trade drives air cargo business [ VIDEO]

Valentine’s day flower trade drives air cargo business [ VIDEO]

February 13, 2017 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

In the run-up to Valentine’s Day this year, Emirates SkyCargo has added four additional freighters from Nairobi, carrying an additional 350 tonnes of flowers into Amsterdam. LATAM Cargo announced that it is transporting more than 160 million bouquets of flowers (around 9,000 tons) in the three weeks leading up toRead More

LATAM boosted fuel efficiency in ‘2015 Sustainability Report’

LATAM boosted fuel efficiency in ‘2015 Sustainability Report’

July 4, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In an industry with a spotty environmental track record, to say the least, LATAM Airlines is apparently headed the right direction, based on its “2015 Sustainability Report,” published late last week. Over the course of 2015, LATAM was able to cut fuel consumption by 38.4 million gallons of jet fuel,Read More

Beleaguered LATAM Cargo posts disappointing May numbers

Beleaguered LATAM Cargo posts disappointing May numbers

June 9, 2016 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

LATAM Cargo’s May airfreight numbers reveal more disappointing news for the struggling South American carrier. Revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs) were down 11.9 percent, year-over-year, from 303 million in May 2015 to 267 million last month. Available tonne kilometers (ATKs) fell 6.7 percent, y-o-y, from 591 million in May 2015 toRead More

LATAM Group to integrate cargo affiliates under one brand

LATAM Group to integrate cargo affiliates under one brand

April 7, 2016 at 5:31 pm 0 comments

Prior to the second half of this year, LATAM Group airlines will begin the process of integrating cargo affiliates LAN Cargo, TAM Cargo, LAN Cargo Colombia and MAS Air into one entity. When complete, the carrier will become the largest cargo airline in Latin America, operating as LATAM Cargo.  Read More