Transcarga files DOT exemption request for US-Venezuela flights

Earlier this week, Caracas, Venezuela-based carrier Transcarga International Airways filed an exemption request to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to enable it to engage in charter cargo service between Venezuela and the U.S. via intermediate points using its leased A300B4 freighter aircraft. According to the filing, Transcarga’s fleet includes two leased A300B4 freighters […]
  • Chelsea Toczauer
  • June 7, 2019

Unions cry foul over Norwegian subsidiary’s FACP request

Several labor unions and rival trans-Atlantic carriers are concerned about Norwegian Air Shuttle’s most recent application for a foreign air carrier permit (FACP) for its new subsidiary, Norwegian Air UK Ltd. (NAUK). Opponents are calling the move nothing more than an attempt to fly under a “flag of convenience” so it can operate in the […]
  • Staff Reports
  • January 8, 2016

Mexico, U.S. extend agreement on air transport

An increase in trade and pleasure travel is expected as a result of an extension to an existing agreement between the United States and Mexico on air transport that dates back to 1960. Under the old agreement, only a limited number of U.S.-based carriers could fly between any given city in Mexico. The new deal, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • December 22, 2015