Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston is Editor of the monthly magazine Air Cargo World and Deputy Editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, Cargo Facts, and its weekly e-mail publication Cargo Facts Update. Prior to joining Cargo Facts in 2017, Caryn worked as a journalist in Houston covering the oil and gas industry. She holds a BA in English from the University of Tulsa and an MA in Literature from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Qatar Airways begins Doha-Yangon freighter service

Qatar Airways Cargo launched weekly freighter service from Doha to Myanmar’s capital, Yangon, marking the eighth new freighter route the airline has added during 2017. With more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way aboard an A330 freighter, the new service is expected to transport pharmaceutical imports, fresh produce and food products. The country’s […]

CargoLogicAir’s scheduled route pays off with oil and gas industry

Since launching its first scheduled route in August, CargoLogicAir (CLA) has already carried more than 2,000 tonnes of cargo on the twice-weekly U.K.-to-Mexico service. The British all-cargo airline attributed the route’s success to demand from the oil and gas industry for space aboard the 747-400 freighter between the United States and Middle East. The freighter […]

Volume growth slows at Fraport’s airports in October

The steady growth story at Fraport Group’s airports appears to be winding down at last, as cargo volumes at Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) rose by only 0.7 percent, year-over-year, in October to 192,263 tonnes. The slowdown in growth is hardly cause for alarm, however, as October’s total cargo volumes at FRA rank as the second-highest […]

Parcel, e-commerce, express deliver strong Q3 results for DP-DHL

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP-DHL) reported record third-quarter results, marking the eighth quarter in a row during which DP-DHL posted an all-time quarterly high, as the group’s Express, Parcel and E-commerce business segments reported especially strong revenue growth. Of particular note was the group’s Parcel performance. While Parcel Germany revenue rose by 5.5 percent year-over-year […]

Network Airline Management, Astral Aviation ink 747F ACMI deal

Air Atlanta Icelandic signed a long-term ACMI deal to place a 747-400 freighter with Network Airline Management (NAM) and Astral Aviation. The added capacity will help NAM expand its perishables capacity for exports of flowers and vegetables from Nairobi to the United Kingdom. On Nov. 7, the freighter made its inaugural flight from London’s Stansted […]

Dachser USA moves, expands Dallas-area office

Dachser USA Air and Sea Logistics is relocating its Dallas office that opened in October 2011 after outgrowing its current space. The new space is still located near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and will be led by Erion Hormoviti, who was appointed as the general manager for the South Central region of Dachser USA. Dachser’s […]

American Airlines begins daily LAX-to-Beijing service

American Airlines launched its sixth daily route between the United States and China with the addition of flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Beijing (PEK). The carrier also flies to Beijing and Shanghai from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Chicago (ORD). American Airlines Cargo president Rick Elieson said the airline sees the addition of new U.S.-to-China […]

AirBridgeCargo gains Schiphol slots after threat over Russian airspace

The slot scarcity at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) took a dramatic turn after a threat from Moscow to close Russian airspace to Dutch planes if AMS refused to accommodate more aircraft slots for Russian airline AirBridgeCargo (ABC). As Dutch newspaper NRC reported, Air France-KLM signed an agreement on Nov. 3 to lend ABC slots for […]

Blown Away: Reconnecting broken supply chains

On a Tuesday in Mexico City, employees at DSV Air & Sea, S.A. de C.V. were in the middle of a normal workday in the head office when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck, killing more than 350 people. “People were scared, running in the street,” said Torge Koehnke, vice president for Latin America with DSV Air […]

Qatar Airways investments equal nearly 10 percent of Cathay Pacific ownership

Expanding its reach into the Asia-Pacific region, Qatar Airways agreed to purchase shares amounting to about 9.6 percent ownership in Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways. Cathay Pacific, like Qatar Airways, belongs to the oneworld global airline alliance. According to Reuters, Qatar Airways bought roughly 378 million of Cathay Pacific’s shares from Hong Kong’s Kingboard Chemical […]

New Pelican BioThermal packaging center opens in Belgium

The temperature-controlled packaging company Pelican BioThermal (Peli) will hold a grand opening of its new Brussels service center on Nov. 9. The Brussels facility will serve as a receipt and return center for rentals of Peli’s reusable Credo temperature-controlled packaging for pharmaceutical transport. The Brussels center is the second such European facility to open after […]

Tel Aviv is newest destination in CargoLogicAir’s freighter network

Volga-Dnepr Group subsidiary and British all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding another destination to its network of scheduled freighter operations with the addition of a weekly 747-400F flight from Frankfurt to Tel Aviv. The new service will begin on Nov. 10, with Friday departures from Frankfurt, but CLA’s outbound service on the route will switch […]

WFS lifts November spirits with 3,000 tonnes of wine

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is well into the annual delivery of France’s Beaujolais Nouveau wine ahead of Beaujolais Nouveau Day on Nov. 16. This year, WFS is coordinating delivery of more than 3,000 tonnes of the wine to customers in Asia. Beaujolais Nouveau Day is traditionally held on the third Thursday of November each year, […]

MIA debuts web-based cargo flight tracker

Soon shippers, freight forwarders and anyone else with skin in the air cargo game will be able to view real-time flight information for airfreight moving through Miami International Airport (MIA), as the Miami-Dave Aviation Department launches its MIA Cargo Flight Tracker. The web-based tracker is the first of its kind from an airport based in […]
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