Air Charter Service opens expanded Americas headquarters in NY

Charter broker Air Charter Service announced the opening of its expanded Americas headquarters in New York. The United Kingdom-based company said the expansion was necessary to facilitate growth at its nine offices across the region. “Last year ACS Americas arranged just shy of 6,000 charter contracts across the nine offices and saw revenue of more […]

Cargolux Italia adds connection between Milan and Incheon

Cargolux Italia, the Cargolux Airlines subsidiary, launched a new route between Malpensa International Airport (MXP) in Milan, Italy, and Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul, South Korea, yesterday.  The twice-weekly service will depart from MXP on Tuesdays and Sundays. Cargolux expects that the freighters operating the route will primarily transport fashion goods, luxury cars, pharmaceuticals, machineries and perishable goods.  CEO Fabrizio Cortese noted in […]

MNG Airlines expands freighter services between CGN, JFK

Today, Turkey-based MNG Airlines began the operation of its twice-weekly freighter service linking Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) in Germany and John F. Kennedy International (JFK) in New York. The new flight is an expansion of the carrier’s routes flown from CGN, which currently include flights to Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) on behalf of Air France, […]

Air Serbia offers free tickets to cargo customers

Just weeks after launching its New York-to-Belgrade route, Air Serbia said it is looking to boost airfreight traffic on its A330-200s used on the new route, with a cargo promotion. Through Aug. 31, agents in the United States, whose first customer order is for a shipment of more than 10 tonnes, will receive two economy-class […]

Valentine’s Day means a whole lot of flowers

As the roses and tropical flowers flow north from Latin America – particularly from Colombia and Ecuador – for Valentine’s Day,  UPS plans to move more than 100 million fragrant blossoms. That’s enough to fill approximately seventy 767 cargo aircraft. More than 90 percent of imported flowers will pass through Miami International Airport, where UPS […]

IAG adds Cargo Connector services in U.S.

IAG Cargo’s Cargo Connector delivery service is now available in eight U.S. cities. The import delivery service takes freight off the aircraft and delivers it directly to the forwarder’s handling facilities. Initially Cargo Connector was offered as only an export collection service, but IAG has since  expanded to handle import delivery as well. The service […]

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 […]

China Southern develops e-commerce platform

Thanks to China Southern Airways, consumers in China now have another portal through which they can purchase the hottest new items in overseas markets.  Called “Southern Cross-Border Purchase,” the service is a new e-commerce platform that provides access to good in the U.S., Japan, Australia and New Zealand according to the WCARN news service. In […]

Etihad carries more cargo in second half of 2014

Etihad Airways reported double-digit growth in cargo volumes during the first half of 2014, with total revenues increasing to US$3.2 billion (2.3 billion euros). Etihad Cargo carried 268,713 tonnes of freight and mail during the first half, up 25 percent year over year, contributing significantly to the airline’s total revenue. Etihad Cargo remains on track […]
  • July 8, 2014