LOT Airlines adds MIA to network

LOT Polish Airlines said it will begin a four-times-weekly Miami (MIA)-to-Warsaw (WAW) passenger service in June of 2019. The service – MIA’s first-ever direct flight to Poland – will operate on a 787-8, which has a maximum belly capacity of about 23 tonnes of cargo. The Warsaw hub hosts carriers’ connections between Western Europe and […]

Crowley Logistics deal adds cool-chain services to Menzies’ Miami operations

Airfreight wholesaler Air Menzies International (AMI) will begin using Crowley Logistics’ CrowleyFresh facility in Medley, Fla., as its centralized consolidation facility for AMI’s Miami Gateway operation, allowing AMI to add temperature-controlled wholesale freight services to its portfolio. Through the deal, Crowley Logistics gains access to AMI’s wholesale airfreight services from the United States to key […]

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – After churning across most of the northern Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea over the last three days, Hurricane Irma has set a course for the low-lying U.S. state of Florida, packing 150-mile-per-hour winds and expected storm surges of 6 to 12 feet by this weekend (see National Hurricane Center […]

ELEVATE 2017 conference agenda released, board of advisors formed

Air Cargo World, the industry’s most widely read news source, has released the agenda for its second annual ELEVATE Conference, the publication announced today. ELEVATE 2017 will take place on October 2nd at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami, Fla., and will explore the rise of e-commerce and the digitization of global logistics. Many air freight and […]

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

With the revolution of e-commerce spreading across the industry, innovation has become more important than ever for businesses involved in air logistics. To provide you with the tools needed to survive these coming changes, Air Cargo World is excited to announce that registration is officially open for the second annual ELEVATE event, which will take […]

Qatar adds four Americas destinations with twice-weekly 777F flights

Qatar Airways will commence twice-weekly freighter services to and from the South American destinations of São Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito, effective Feb. 2, 2017. Qatar Cargo will also expand its freighter network in the U.S. with the addition of Miami, which the carrier will visit on its return flight following the aforementioned South American […]

Cargo42 and CargoSteps audience favorites at ELEVATE 2016 in Miami

The inaugural ELEVATE 2016 conference held in Miami last week featured DEMOvation, a panel of innovative startup companies that demonstrated their logistics products or services in front of an audience of aviation professionals, venture capital firms and other stakeholders in the air cargo sector. Left to right: Craig Ruess of CgoXchange.com, Alfredo Keri of Cargo42 […]

Lufthansa Cargo’s Monika Wiederhold to speak at ELEVATE 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Monika Wiederhold, Vice President of Product Management and Innovation for Lufthansa Cargo, will speak at the premiere of Air Cargo World’s ELEVATE 2016 Conference on Oct. 10 at the Mandarin Oriental Miami hotel. Wiederhold, who has been working jointly with the RocketSpace co-working service on a Logistics Tech Accelerator […]

Air Cargo World introduces Elevate 2016 conference in Miami

Big data, analytics, digitization and the rise of global e-commerce are changing the face of airfreight logistics forever. To help propel the airfreight industry forward, Air Cargo World is proud to announce the launch of Elevate 2016, the air cargo industry’s first event focused on innovation. Elevate 2016 will take place on October 10 at the Mandarin […]

U.S. Ex-Im Bank closer to reauthorization

MIAMI – On the second day of the Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium, Cargo Facts editor David Harris awarded his unofficial “Crystal Ball of the Day” award to the panelists on Monday’s “Aircraft Finance” session for correctly predicting yesterday’s announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives would vote to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, a crucial tool in […]

IAG transports six white rhinos via A380

An A380 is not the first place one would expect to find a one-tonne rhinoceros, but IAG Cargo recently managed the feat on a flight from Johannesburg to Miami on Oct. 25. On British Airways’ first A380 flight from Joburg to Miami, IAG Cargo’s Live Animal division oversaw the safe transport of six endangered white […]

Air Charter Service opens Miami office

Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened an office in Miami, the fifth office the charter carrier now operates in North America. The other offices are located in Los Angeles, Houston, New York and Toronto. Leading the office is Joel Fenn, who has been working in the company’s Hong Kong operation for the past two and […]

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 […]

Air France-KLM signs JV with China Southern

Rapidly growing China Southern Airlines and ailing Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo, have signed a partnership agreement to create a more extensive global cargo network. Air France KLM will serve the main cities in Australia and supply main-deck capacity to Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh from China Southern’s hub in Guangzhou. AF-KLM’s hubs at Paris Charles De Gaulle and […]
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