Tag: charter flights

DB Schenker launches its first charter flights between Europe and South America

Taking off this week, DB Schenker offers additional charter capacities across the Atlantic. The new route starts from the Netherlands and reaches Brazil after two stopovers in the USA. In South America, direct connections to Argentina and Chile are available. The weekly freight charter flight ...

Volga-Dnepr completes a series of charter flights with over 12 mln COVID-19 test kits

RA-82044 one of Volga-Dnepr’s 12 x AN-124-100 landed at Billund airport (Denmark) carrying 72 tonnes of COVID-19 test kits. This was the last in a series of six charter flights in collaboration with JAG-UFS based in the UK. Volga-Dnepr and JAG-UFS are key strategic partners in transportin...

Charter flights with medical supplies from Frankfurt to India

Amid India’s second Covid crisis, CHI Aviation Handling GmbH in cooperation with the national carrier Air India and global forwarder DSV Air & Sea handled a total of five special flights with medical supplies with destinations Srinagar (SXR) and Delhi (DEL) at Frankfurt International Airport ...

JD Launches Shenzhen-Bangkok All-Cargo Charter Flight

JD has opened an all-cargo charter flight between Shenzhen and Bangkok on May 28, the e-commerce giant's first in the Asia-Pacific region. Open to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in both countries, the freight-dedicated route will facilitate delivery ...

Royal Air Maroc and Air Charter Service organize a humanitarian charter flight

Royal Air Maroc Cargo, the leading air cargo company in Morocco, and Air Charter Service, a specialist in air chartering, have joined forces to operate a Cargo Charter flight carrying a cargo of humanitarian aid from Paris. Royal Air Maroc's Boeing 767-300 Freighter aircraft transported nearly ...

MASkargo Delivers its First Charter Flight of the Year

MAB Kargo Sdn. Bhd. (MASkargo) recently celebrated the success of its first charter flight for the year transporting approximately 20 tonnes of COVID-19 test kits from Seoulto Jakarta Utilizing its Airbus 330-200 freighter, flight MH 6431 departed Incheon International Airport on 4 January 2021 ...

IAG Cargo celebrates 1000th charter flight

IAG Cargo ended 2020 with the departure of its 1000th charter flight since March that year. The new charter flights were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic and utilise aircraft from the Group that would, in normal times, not be available. This offering continues to be managed by a dedicat...

United Airlines Begins Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Charter Flights

By John McDermott, airlinegeeks.com On Friday, United Airlines began operating charter flights to begin the distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which is poised to be approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by mid-December. United’s Distribution Plan The W...

Volga-Dnepr steps in to speed up completion of the Thuan Nam 12 Solar Power Plant Project

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has demonstrated agility and flexibility while organizing a charter flight with high voltage equipment onboard to empower construction of a 450MW solar power plant in Vietnam.An-124-100 took off from Mumbai (India) to Cam Ranh (Vietnam) with 30-tonne shipment after the charter ...

Swiss WorldCargo begins transporting commercial cargo in cabin on certain routes

Beginning this week, Swiss WorldCargo has updated its offering to include the transportation of commercial cargo in the cabin on select charter flights. Such cargo may include fashion/apparel, garments, fabrics, glassware, perishables, printing materials, machinery, electronic parts, aircraft parts...

EIA setting records with cargo charter flights

Edmonton International Airport is a hub of activity this weekend with the arrival of multiple cargo-related charter flights, helping set new records for this service and providing needed revenue. Cargo charter flights are unique flights that are contracted specifically for dedicated cargo, beyon...

From packages to pallets: Delta Cargo launches charter operation

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, Delta Cargo have recognized that their global supply chains need support for shipping essential goods to businesses and communities. Responding to Delta corporate customers who have expressed that they need help transporting cargo during these times of...

Volga-Dnepr Group operates “sterilised” charter flights to China

Volga-Dnepr Group continues to operate charter flights into China despite the current disruption to the air freight market. Flown commodities include that of essential items in response to the Coronavirus outbreak such as masks, sanitiser gels, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment. In addition to ...

Emirates SkyCargo operates special charters to fly cherries from Chile

Between 15 November and 13 December 2019, Emirates SkyCargo operated a number of special charter flights to transport cherries from Chile to destinations in East Asia including Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul. The cherries made their way from Santiago on Emirates SkyCargo’s Boeing 777 freighter air...

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