Hawaiian Air’s Matheny on adding capacity where it counts

Perhaps best known for its role in connecting commodity flows between the contiguous United States and the Hawaiian Islands, Hawaiian Air Cargo is doubling down on its intra-island cargo service with the introduction of dedicated freighters. Driven in part by booming e-commerce demand spurring demand for perishable flows into and off the islands, last summer […]

Hawaiian renews SmartKargo contract for five years

Hawaiian Airlines said it has renewed its five-year contract with cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm SmartKargo to manage the carrier’s airfreight business. Hawaiian was the first U.S.-based carrier to adopt the SmartKargo cloud platform in 2014, and later implemented the company’s Go Live service in 2015. “As a result, our team was able to further digitize […]

UPS launches Lithuania service, doubling capacity, adding production time

UPS announced a new direct flight from Kaunas, Lithuania, to its European air hub in Cologne, Germany.  The flight allows UPS to offer later collection times for export shipments from the country, while also adding capacity. “UPS can now offer companies in Lithuania up to three additional hours of production time due to the later […]