Tag: US

Virgin Atlantic announces over 90 cargo-only flights a week in May

Virgin Atlantic will operate over 90 cargo-only flights per week in May as it helps customers reopen vital trade lanes connecting the UK with prime freight markets in the US, Hong Kong and China, India, Israel and South Africa. The airline will also operate cargo-only flights through Dublin for ...

US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in...

Tonnage at Californian gateway ONT continues to grow strongly

Southern Californian gateway Ontario International Airport (ONT) which is a growth base for express freight carrier FedEx Express has seen a strong surge in cargo tonnage this year. The airport has reported shipments of commercial freight and mail grew at a robust rate from January through June, ...

New report finds £7.5bn in goods traded through Gatwick

A new report published today by Oxford Economics has found that £7.5 billion of international goods passed through Gatwick Airport in 2017 in trade that supported 113,800 UK jobs. Metals/metal parts (£2 billion) and vehicles/ vehicle parts (£1.7 billion) were the two biggest goods categories t...

CEVA forms alliance for foreign trade zone with IMS Worldwide

CEVA Global Logistics (CEVA) and IMS Worldwide (IMSW) have entered into a strategic alliance to offer the benefits of Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) services to customers in the US. The logistics firm said the partnership’s focus is the development of a "sophisticated Zone Managed Services offering t...

Panalpina adds Querétaro in Mexico to its scheduled charter network

Panalpina has added Querétaro International Airport (QRO) to the ‘speedy’ loop of its Boeing 747-8F charter network which connects Europe with the US and Mexico. The freight forwarder starts operating the stop today (18 May), which also links Mexico City (MEX) and Guadalajara (GDL) with Pana...

Q&A: Southwest Airlines Cargo’s Wally Deveraux

US belly carrier Southwest Airlines Cargo will start shipping freight to select international destinations this summer starting with routes in Mexico. Mexico City, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta will be the first cargo payloads with more international cargo destinations set...

DHL adds another around-the-world flight in response to high demand

DHL Global Forwarding has added another around-the-world flight in response to high demand for capacity, especially on capacity-stretched Asian routes. The division of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, is deploying a second dedicated Boeing 747-400 Freighter to connect the US, Europe and Asia. The air...

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