Tag: Chicago

Röhlig USA receives IATA CEIV Lithium Battery certification

The US subsidiary of the owner-managed logistics company Röhlig Logistics has received the IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Batteries (CEIV Li-batt) certification for its key branches in Chicago and New York. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) introduc...

Maersk launches new Chicago Airfreight Gateway

Maersk has inaugurated a new Chicago Air Freight Gateway near O’Hare Airport designed to offer direct planeside recovery with immediate transfers to the new facility. 70% of the U.S. is within an overnight truck drive enabling important shipments from Asia and Europe to speed to their destinat...

With Atlantis/ACI, ECS group offers increased support to  North America

Part of ECS Group since 2020, Atlantis/ACI is a well-established company founded in 1974 currently employs 162 people and completes ECS group’s already comprehensive network. Adrien Thominet, Executive Chairman of ECS Group announces: “We are delighted to have Atlantis/ACI among our subsidiar...

Emirates SkyCargo enhances US Midwest connectivity

Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it has commenced freighter flights to Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) from 1 February 2022, further expanding its route network and connectivity in North America. Emirates SkyCargo will operate scheduled and ad-hoc flights to Chicago Rockford on...

63 horses carried safely through the clouds by Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo have transported 63 horses, 59 of which were shipped at the same time, from Chicago to Istanbul safely. The horses were brought in comfort from Chicago to Istanbul by making use of specially designed 21 stalls (dedicated horse barns) with non-skid surface and oval edges. Since ...

CMA CGM AIR CARGO to make first flight March 8 from Liege to Chicago

The CMA CGM Group announces that its new specialist air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO is to begin operations starting March 8 with the first Airbus A330-200F cargo flight between Liege and Chicago. CMA CGM AIR CARGO’s first Airbus A330-200F will begin regular commercial operations from Li...

DACHSER expands weekly charter to the US

Since the end of July, DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics has been operating the Frankfurt–Chicago route as part of its extended premium charter program. From now on, DACHSER will carry out the transatlantic rotation every weekend. Customers benefit from fixed transit times and better planning of ca...

Shailendar Kothari appointed Managing Director, Jettainer Americas Inc.

Shailendar Kothari is the new Managing Director of Jettainer Americas Inc. The Jettainer daughter company is based in Delaware and includes branches in Dallas, Chicago, Miami, New York and Los Angeles. In his new role, Kothari is responsible for the company’s operational activities, as well as bu...

Air Charter Service opens new Chicago office

Leading passenger and cargo aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has invested further in its US operations, by opening a new office in Chicago, its tenth in the Americas. Speaking on the announcement, Richard Thompson, ACS Americas’ President, said: “Chicago has been on our rada...

China Airlines Begins Freight Services to Mumbai as Part of Expansion into India-Europe Market

Anticipating strong growth potential of India, China Airlines has expanded its freight services by adding Mumbai as another cargo destination. The move will strengthen the role of Taiwan as a network hub for freight between Asia, India and Europe. B747-400F freighter aircraft will fly to the ne...

SEKO Logistics triples footprint in Chicago as it forecasts strong growth

SEKO Logistics has opened a global gateway in Chicago (Illinois) which has tripled its footprint in the US city. The move also marks the latest stage of its transition to a period of acquisition growth as it grows and differentiates its service offering in the international 3PL market. Tripli...

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens its pharma capabilities

Emirates SkyCargo has significantly boosted its worldwide pharmaceutical handling capabilities and infrastructure after opening a new dedicated facility in Chicago. The carrier has started handling pharma cargo at the new purpose-built facility - which is spread over 1,000 square metres. The ...

LATAM Cargo launches new Santiago-Chicago freighter route

LATAM Cargo will start a new freighter route between Santiago de Chile and Chicago from 19 February - the Latin American carrier's sixth destination in the US. Thanks to Chicago’s strategic connectivity to Asia, with this new route it expects to offer a better product to its customers in this d...

Turkish brings the missing pieces of the Gypsy Girl Mosaic back to Turkey

Turkish Airlines has flown the missing pieces of the Gypsy Girl Mosaic dating back to the 2nd century B.C. from Chicago to their homeland in Istanbul via a Boeing 777-300 ER belly flight. The pieces of art had been displayed in Ohio, but have historical importance for all civilizations that liv...

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