LATAM Cargo boosts belly capacity to Falkland Islands

LATAM Cargo will expand its airfreight capacity to the Falkland Islands with LATAM Airlines Brazil’s new weekly flight between São Paulo (GRU) and Mount Pleasant Airport (MPN). The carrier plans to transport perishables to and from the island. According to LATAM, the new flight will commence on Nov. 20, 2019, and will be operated by […]

Pegas Fly’s Shijazhuang-Moscow route offers more China-Russia cargo capacity

Russian carrier Ikar Airlines, which operates as Pegas Fly, has launched regular service between Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) and Shijiazhuang Airport (SJW) in the capital of China’s Hebei province. The round-trip service is scheduled to operate once weekly using one of Pegas Fly’s 767-300 passenger aircraft and is the first scheduled service operating regularly between […]

American Airlines launching two new US-Germany routes for summer 2019

Today, American Airlines announced that it will launch additional widebody service to Germany for summer 2019. The two new routes include one from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Munich (MUC), and one from Philadelphia (PHL) to Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL). American Airlines will operate the DFW-MUC route daily through October 26 using a 787-800, beginning today. […]

NTSB hints at ‘pilot error’ as contributor to Atlas 767F crash

Although the investigation into the fatal crash of Atlas Air Flight 3591 is months away from a conclusion, a story last Friday in the Wall Street Journal said investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) suspect “pilot error,” rather than equipment malfunction, may have “inadvertently” contributed to the accident that occurred outside on Houston. […]

Rumors swirl about Amazon acquiring more freighters

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 many potential aircraft may be in […]

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

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. Navy’s Blue Angels aerobatics team. […]

Amazon One – the first freighter in Amazon livery

Amazon unveiled its first aircraft in a series to be painted in “Prime Air” livery. Our sister publication, Cargo Facts was on site at Sea-Tac Airport when “Prime One” was released to an audience of waiting executives from Atlas Air, Amazon and members of the media for the first time on Thursday.