Tag: Miami International Airport

First Fresh & Flower Forum by Brussels Airport & Miami International Airport

On March 9th, 2022, Miami International Airport and Brussels Airport organised the first ever Fresh & Flower Forum. This was an interactive session and debate, with presentations and panel discussions all about fresh and flowers. “The aim of the forum is to bring both communities closer ...

MIA cargo flying high into 2022 after record-breaking year

Miami International Airport handled 2.7 million tons of freight in 2021, shattering its previous record of 2.3 million tons in 2020 by 17 percent, for its second consecutive year of growth. International freight grew by 17 percent to 2.2 million tons, while domestic freight rose 15 percent to 5...

American Airlines Cargo launches two transatlantic services to/from Israel

American Airlines Cargo has furthered enhanced its transatlantic services for freight customers with the launch of flights from JFK and Miami International Airport to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV).Daily, year-round service between New York and the coastal city of Tel Aviv will be operated on a B777-200 ...

Rescued circus tigers arriving at MIA from Guatemala

Rescued from a life of circus suffering in Guatemala by Animal Defenders International (ADI), Bengal tigers Max, Simba, and Kimba will arrive at Miami International Airport (MIA) on Monday, November 25 before completing the final leg of their journey by road to forever home Big Cat Rescue (BCR) in ...

Miami Pineda looks to expand e-commerce pre-clearance programme

Miami International Airport (MIA), which set-up an e-commerce pre-clearance program with Brazil, has announced plans to significantly expand the program to other countries in Latin America. While speaking at the Air Cargo Americas event taking place in Miami this week, Emir Pineda Miami-Dade Avi...

LATAM Cargo to increase cargo capacity from Colombia and Peru

LATAM Cargo is to significantly increase in its operations in the Colombian and Peruvian markets by adding freighter and belly capacity into and out of both countries. The expansion out of Colombia is expected to consolidate LATAM Cargo as a one of the main players in the region’s largest expo...

FedEx Express launches new Colombia route to meet demand for perishables

FedEx Express has launched a new flight that will operate six times per week between Miami, Bogota, and Medellin to meet demand for perishables from Colombia. The express freight firm said the new Boeing 767F flight will facilitate the arrival of Colombian products to the US through its Gateway ...

Miami International Airport’s Emir Pineda joins TIACA board

Miami International Airport's (MIA) trade and logistics manager for marketing division Emir Pineda has been elected to the Board of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Pineda started his career as an intern at MIA in 1988 before embarking on a career that has seen him work in senior...

China Airlines transport satellite to US launch site

China Airlines has been chosen to transport the national satellite to the US from China for the fifth time utilising one of its Boeing 747-400Fs. The carrier assisted the National Space Organization with flying the Formosat-7 to Miami International Airport in Florida on 15 April. The satellite w...

VIDEO: FedEx to expand cargo footprint at Miami International Airport

VIDEO: FedEx to expand cargo footprint at Miami International Airport

FedEx Express is expanding its footprint at Miami International Airport (MIA) after property firm Aeroterm revealed it has signed an agreement with Miami-Dade County for the expansion of its air cargo facility. The company holds a ground lease at MIA and leases the facility to FedEx Express. The ...

MIA and Correios launch e-commerce shipping service

Miami International Airport (MIA) and the Brazilian Post Office (Correios) have launched Compra Fora (buy outside) - an expedited shipping service that allows e-commerce packages of all sizes from anywhere in the world to be shipped to MIA. Packages are pre-cleared by Correios, and arrive in Braz...

Norwegian switches two US routes as offer better cargo opportunities

Norwegian has switched two long-haul routes in its 2019 summer network schedule from London Gatwick Airport - as will now fly to Miami and San Francisco and said it has made the move as they offer greater cargo opportunities. From 31 March, Norwegian will serve Miami International Airport and San...

MIA welcomes double-daily Amazon Air B767F flights

Miami International Airport (MIA) is now part of Amazon Air's cargo flight operations after the e-commerce giant launched a double-daily freighter service at MIA to destinations across the US. The new cargo service is being operated by Atlas Air Worldwide with Boeing 767-300F aircraft, and includ...

Ethiopian Cargo launches first freighter service from Africa to Miami

Ethiopian Cargo  yesterday (29 August) launched the first of two weekly freighter flights between Addis Ababa and Miami - creating the first-ever cargo-only route between Africa and Miami International Airport (MIA). The scheduled flights will operate on a route that includes intermediate stops ...

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