Philadelphia plans massive airfreight complex expansion with land purchase

Philadelphia aviation officials plan to gain a larger share of the estimated US$50 billion in airfreight activity generated in the region by massively expanding Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) cargo complex with new land acquisitions. The airport plans to spend $5.5 million to acquire 15 acres of land from a York-based entity called Tinicum Realty Partners […]

Qatar begins daily scheduled flights to L.A.

Calling Los Angeles “one of the great centers of aviation,” Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker announced that the airline has started daily, nonstop service between Los Angeles (LAX) and Doha’s Hamad International Airport (DOH). Al Baker pointed out that not only is the new route great for passenger service, it will also lead to […]

IAG Cargo to use Dreamliner on Calgary, Philadelphia routes

IAG Cargo is introducing a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on two North American routes: Philadelphia and Calgary. Businesses wishing to ship goods between these airports and IAG Cargo’s hub at London Heathrow will benefit from the additional capacity afforded by the B787, bringing the total available capacity on each flight to 14 tonnes. The plane’s hold […]
  • July 15, 2014