Air Cargo

Coverage of air cargo related news including freight forwarders, airlines, airports and more


Most protesters depart after mobbing malls

Bloomberg | September 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airports

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/Low_YACL190920.jpg
Yangon International Airport welcomes IndiGo’s inaugural flight from Kolkata

AJOT | September 20, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airports

Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited ("YACL"), operator of Yangon International Airport ("YIA"), today welcomes the inaugural flight of Indian air carrier IndiGo from Kolkata to YIA, marking the first scheduled daily flight from any Indian city to the gateway to Myanmar.

Houston begins cleanup after almost 4 feet of rain falls

Bloomberg | September 20, 2019 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | Trucking

British Airways restores timetable after pilots cancel strike

Bloomberg | September 20, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/pilot.jpeg
FedEx pilot detained in China for item found in luggage

Bloomberg | September 19, 2019 | Air Cargo | Freighters | International Trade

A FedEx Corp. pilot was temporarily detained in Southeastern China after authorities found an item in his luggage prior to boarding a commercial flight, marking the delivery firm’s latest setback in the country.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/0710_dickson_cspan_1x1.jpg
FAA’s new chief flies 737 Max simulator on visit to Boeing

Bloomberg | September 19, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

The newly installed chief of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration tested Boeing Co.’s 737 Max simulator on Thursday as part of an attempt to get up to speed on the grounded jetliner and the controversy surrounding the agency’s approval of it two years ago.

Aspirin-by-drone closer in Alphabet-Walgreens delivery test
Air Cargo
Bloomberg | Top Story | September 19, 2019

Aspirin-by-drone closer in Alphabet-Walgreens delivery test

One of the nation’s largest drug store chains and a shipping service giant are joining forces, with Alphabet Inc.’s Wing to begin a first-of-its-kind drone delivery service in October.
Jettainer successfully supports ULD Care Code of Conduct

AJOT | September 19, 2019 | Air Cargo | Technology

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/Garamendi.jpeg
Garamendi, Zeldin reintroduce Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act

AJOT | September 19, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Lee M. Zeldin (R-NY) reintroduced the “Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2019” (H.R.4374) as part of Garamendi’s “Make It In America” agenda. Congressman Gilbert Ray Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA) is also an original cosponsor.

UPS CEO says growth is steady in Amazon age, even as FedEx reels
Air Cargo
Bloomberg | Top Story | September 19, 2019

UPS CEO says growth is steady in Amazon age, even as FedEx reels

Not that long ago, Wall Street fretted that tradition-bound United Parcel Service Inc. would lag nimble FedEx Corp., with its fully automated package-sorting hubs, in the race to cash in from surging shipments tied to e-commerce.
https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/Ryanair-b737-800-after-take-off.jpg
Ryanair freezes payment to Boeing on 737 Max delivery delays

Bloomberg | September 19, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Ryanair Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary gave a pessimistic outlook for the resumption by Boeing Co. of deliveries of its grounded 737 Max, saying the carrier has frozen payments to the manufacturer and started talks on recouping costs of the delay.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/twigs.jpeg
Delta looks to turn forest debris into fuel for its airplanes

Bloomberg | September 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Delta Air Lines is funding a study to see if twigs, branches and other wood debris can create jet fuel to help fly its West Coast planes.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/636566180216704471-FedExTug_1.jpg
FedEx plunges most since 2008 as outlook cut spurs analyst scorn

Bloomberg | September 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Freighters

FedEx Corp. Chief Executive Officer Fred Smith blamed the company’s disappointing outlook on a weakening global economy dragged down by President Trump’s trade war. Wall Street isn’t buying it.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/British_Airways_A380_in_front_of_Table_Mountain.jpg
British Airways pilots seek talks after calling off strike

Bloomberg | September 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

British Airways pilots scrapped a planned one-day walkout scheduled for later this month to pursue “meaningful new discussions” as the union sought to end a deadlock over wages.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/qatar-Cool-Chain_Reefer-Truck.jpg
Qatar Air loss spirals as cost surge compounds Saudi embargo

Bloomberg | September 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Qatar Airways reported a near ten-fold increase in annual losses as higher fuel costs and a weaker regional economy compounded an already tough operating environment from Saudi-led airspace closures.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/2019_skypooling_relaunch.jpg
skypooling offers ULD-Sharing 2.0 with new features

AJOT | September 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Technology

The first online platform for the global exchange of Unit Load Devices (ULDs) has been newly designed and equipped with additional tools.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/emirates-skycargo-cold.jpg
Emirates SkyCargo works with Dubai start-up for efficient and transparent sourcing of seafood

AJOT | September 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Freighters

The shipment marked the culmination of a round of discussions and the start of a fruitful partnership between the two companies.

https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/virgin-atlantic-over-clouds.jpg
Virgin Atlantic Plans 84 New Routes With Heathrow Slots Windfall

Bloomberg | September 17, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. will add 84 destinations including Beijing, Buenos Aires and Sydney if the expansion of London’s Heathrow airport is accompanied by a shakeup in the way operating slots are allocated.

Boeing CEO asked to testify before lawmakers on grounded 737 Max
Air Cargo
Bloomberg | Top Story | September 17, 2019

Boeing CEO asked to testify before lawmakers on grounded 737 Max

The chairman of the House committee overseeing aviation on Tuesday invited Boeing Co. Chairman Dennis Muilenburg and the company’s chief engineer of commercial aircraft to testify before a hearing in Washington.
Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems

AJOT | September 17, 2019 | Air Cargo | General

© Copyright 1999–2024 American Journal of Transportation. All Rights Reserved