NAC to begin Caribbean charter flights from MIA

With interest in pharmaceuticals and other perishable goods on the rise, U.S.-based freighter carrier Northern Air Cargo (NAC) – known mostly for serving icier climes in Alaska – said it will begin four-times-a-week charter service out of Miami International Airport (MIA) on Nov. 1 to several destinations around the Caribbean Islands. Two of the flights […]

First 45-tonne Airlink humanitarian shipment arrives in Haiti

With a cholera epidemic looming in Hurricane Matthew-stricken Haiti, after the storm caused over 1,000 casualties and destroyed infrastructure earlier this month, the first delivery from aviation-related humanitarian organization Airlink landed in the country. Two weeks after the storm came ashore on Oct. 4, he relief organization delivered more than 45 tonnes of critical aid, […]

How the Caribbean is positioning itself as a cargo gateway

This coming February, when most of the Northern Hemisphere is locked in another dreary winter, a 777-200LR is expected to touch down at Tocumen International Airport, packed with 256 passengers. The crowded flight will be of no sur­prise, as the destination is Panama City, Panama, a languid tropical setting that many northerners dream of visiting […]

Medical supplies, toys fly to Haiti

The Airbus Corporate Foundation and its partners JetBlue and Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen / Wings of Help (LOG) transported 10 tonnes of medical supplies, blankets, sheets and toys from Hamburg to Haiti. The humanitarian aid was loaded on an A321, which was delivered to JetBlue. The plane went to Port-au–Prince, Haiti. The supplies will be distributed […]
  • April 21, 2014