Tag: North America

LATAM Cargo adds new route to strengthen connectivity to and from North America

LATAM Cargo inaugurates a new cargo route that will strengthen its connectivity between the United States and South America, reducing transportation time and offering greater capacity for its customers. This new route will begin with two weekly frequencies, will include Quito (Ecuador) - Los Ange...

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...

cargo.one hits the ground running in North America

From today, US and Canadian freight forwarders can view and book real-time air cargo capacity from all major North American airports on cargo.one. The cargo.one online booking platform offers real-time visibility of capacity for instant booking with 18 airlines, including Air Canada Cargo, ANA ...

cargo.one raises $18.6 million to expand to North America and Asia

cargo.one, the digital booking platform for air cargo, has raised $18.6 million in venture funding. In response to rising demand, it plans to onboard new airlines, grow in additional markets and hire 70 employees, tripling the size of the company by the end of the year. The company already counts L...

Chapman Freeborn appoints Norris Hiraki as cargo sales director – North America

Chapman Freeborn has announced the appointment of Norris Hiraki as cargo sales director, North America. Working closely with Neil Dursley, chief commercial officer and Alfie Arrowsmith, VP of cargo, Norris will play a crucial role in developing the cargo sales strategy in North America. Norri...

Heathrow Airport’s tonnage falls 9.9% in August

Heathrow Airport’s air cargo tonnage fell 9.9 per cent to 126,864 tonnes in August with the North American and Asia Pacific markets seeing the biggest regional falls. The only regions that grew freight traffic positively in the month at the UK hub were Africa which saw a 4.2 per cent uplift to...

Delta Cargo appoints VP cargo operations and logistics

Delta Cargo has appointed Rob Walpole into the newly-created position of vice president of cargo operations and logistics. He will report to Shawn Cole vice president of Delta Cargo, and lead the global operations and Delta Logistics Control Center teams.   “Rob has a strong operational b...

Greenville-Spartanburg opens new $33m cargo facility

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has opened a new $33 million air cargo facility which significantly increases the airport’s ability to handle domestic and international freight. In recent years air cargo volume and demand for freight services in the southeastern United State...

Winnipeg to grow its air cargo capacity with multi-million dollar investment

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport's air cargo operations are to get a boost as it will have C$30.4 million invested in infrastructure. The investment will see construction of a 13,000 square metre cargo logistics facility which will include space for cold storage and peri...

Avianca Cargo launches new Bogota-Dallas/Fort Worth freighter route

Avianca Cargo will start a new twice a week freighter route from 2 October that will operate on a Bogota – Dallas Fort Worth – Bogota routing. The new route will be serviced by an Airbus A330-200F aircraft, and payloads are set to be made up of mainly perishables such as salmon and red fruit...

Atlas Air expands in New York and to create an additional 100 jobs

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has renewed and extended its corporate headquarters lease in Purchase, New York. The company's plans in New York include creating 100 additional jobs and enhancing headquarters offices to accommodate its growing employee base and strategic business growth. Atlas A...

Canada to invest C$50m in air freight and logistics at Mirabel

Canadian minister of transport Marc Garneau has announced an investment of $50 million to improve air freight and logistics at the International Aerocity of Mirabel. The move has been made to help local businesses compete by moving Canadian goods to international markets. The work includ...

AFCO raises more than $36m for new Baltimore air cargo facility

US-based Aviation Facilities Company Management (AFCO) said it has raised more than $36 million in financing for a new air cargo facility at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI). The company said the funds will finance the construction of a 200,000 square foot air ...

Air Canada Cargo and GTA dnata extend cool chain collaboration in Toronto

Air Canada Cargo has extended a collaboration with cargo handler GTA dnata in Toronto to include all cool chain shipments. Starting 16 September, in addition to pharmaceuticals, shipments booked with the carrier's AC Fresh service flowing through Toronto will be handled by GTA dnata. This includ...

JetBlue Airways launches cargo service in partnership with Aeronex Cargo

JetBlue Airways has launched a new cargo offering in partnership with Miami-based Aeronex Cargo LLC starting from Fort Lauderdale with plans to roll the service to five cities by the end of this year. Aeronex Cargo is a specialist in delivering turnkey air cargo managed services to low-cost airl...

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