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2014 Media Kit

Air Cargo

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Six Nonprofits Team Up to Fill a 737 with 15,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies

AJOT | August 26, 2014 | Air Cargo

Six Nonprofits Team Up to Fill a 737 with 15,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies

In collaboration with Airlink and Fort Worth-based ATX Air Services, LLC, Direct Relief today loaded a charter jet with emergency supplies bound for health workers on the frontlines of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. This shipment, which includes several thousand pounds of urgently requested gloves, masks, gowns, and other medical resources, follows five others from Direct Relief to the region. Read More »

Stifel Logistics Confidence Index indicates possible airfreight slow down

AJOT | August 26, 2014 | Air Cargo | Liner Shipping

Stifel Logistics Confidence Index indicates possible airfreight slow down

Uncertainty in the global market continues as the latest Stifel Logistics Confidence Index indicates a dip of 0.4 points in the overall measurement to 55.7. While the present situation remained positive, gaining 1.2 points from July to 53.5, the expected situation for the next six months stumbled 2.0 points to 57.9. Read More »

Port San Antonio announces new President and CEO

AJOT | August 25, 2014 | Air Cargo | Ports & Terminals

Port San Antonio announces new President and CEO

Roland C. Mower has helped bring billions of dollars in business investment and supported the creation of thousands of Texas jobs. A business veteran who for more than 25 years has led efforts to attract and grow multi-million dollar industrial and advanced technology projects in Texas and elsewhere in the U.S. will be Port San Antonio’s next President and CEO. Read More »

Antonov Airlines assigns Bertling as AN-225 sales agent

AJOT | August 25, 2014 | Air Cargo

Antonov Airlines has appointed Bertling Logistics, Inc. as its sales and marketing agent to promote and offer Antonov-225 airlift capacity owned and operated by Antonov Airlines. Bertling Logistics, Inc. will market and sell Antonov-225 capacity to various customers in the United States of America. Read More »

Two Russian rocket engines arrive in US as planned

Reuters | August 21, 2014 | Air Cargo

Two Russian-built rocket engines arrived in the United States aboard a giant Antonov cargo plane despite fears that tensions between the United States and Russia could disrupt the supply of engines needed to launch U.S. satellites into space. Read More »

Hactl upgrades security patrols

AJOT | August 21, 2014 | Air Cargo

Hactl - Hong Kong’s largest cargo handler - has enhanced its security operations with the introduction of two electric vehicles to enable security staff to increase the frequency of patrols, and respond to any incidents more quickly. Read More »

LAN CARGO signs an agreement to remove more than 24 TON of cardboard per month from Easter Island

AJOT | August 21, 2014 | Air Cargo

The company transports bundles of compacted cardboard to the mainland for recycling and reuse. Part of LAN CARGO’s social responsibility project that seeks to support isolated areas of the country. To date, more than 90 metric tons of cardboard have been transported to the continent and by the end of the year the projection reaches 350 metric tons. Read More »

Etihad Cargo launches Skystable

AJOT | August 21, 2014 | Air Cargo

Etihad Cargo, the freight division of United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Etihad Airways, has unveiled a new equine service called SkyStables, targeted at customers around the world wishing to transport horses, zebras and donkeys by air. Read More »

Panalpina expands airfreight network with unique freighter service from San Juan to Europe

AJOT | August 20, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Panalpina now offers a new end-to-end service from Puerto Rico directly into Luxembourg and Europe in close collaboration with Cargolux. The weekly service marks the first regular call of a full freighter aircraft at San Juan International Airport. It gives Panalpina’s healthcare customers in the area guaranteed uplift for their cargo on a Boeing 747-400F and the best possible control of their temperature-sensitive goods both on the ground and in the air. Read More »

ACI Airport Data Says Cargo Up 3.7%

AJOT | August 20, 2014 | Air Cargo

A 3.7% increase in global airfreight growth in the first half has been posted with international traffic rising 4.5% and domestic volumes up 1.8%, according to the Airports Council International (ACI). Read More »

Probe faults pilots and controller for 2013 Alaska crash

Reuters | August 14, 2014 | Air Cargo

A cargo plane's crash into a mountainside in southwest Alaska last year was caused by failure to maintain a safe altitude, which was the fault of an air traffic controller and the two pilots who died in the accident, federal regulators said. Read More »

Hacis gets main board place at Hactl

AJOT | August 14, 2014 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Industry Services Limited (Hacis) – the added-value logistics subsidiary of Hong Kong’s largest cargo handler, Hactl – has been given a higher standing within the Hactl Group following the appointment of its Managing Director to the Hactl Executive Board. Read More »

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