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Air Cargo News

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


Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas grows again with Jettainer
Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas grows again with Jettainer

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

The Spanish airline Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas is drawing on Jettainer's experience in outsourcing unit load device (ULD) management for another five years. Jettainer's customized services will support the growth of this young airline which operates a network of routes between Madrid and South America. The partnership dates back to 2016, during which Plus Ultra has added a third and fourth Airbus A340 to its fleet and has continuously expanded their network.

Metal fatigue seen as trigger for Boeing 777 engine failure
Metal fatigue seen as trigger for Boeing 777 engine failure

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

The jet engine fan blade that broke loose on a United Airlines flight Saturday near Denver, triggering a massive failure leading to the grounding of dozens of Boeing Co. 777s, resulted from metal fatigue, according to National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt.

Airline bookings surge on Johnson’s plan to reopen travel

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

EasyJet ticket sales surge as U.K. plan boosts summer hopes

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Boeing 787 issues ‘mushroom’ with no fix In view, Air Lease says

Bloomberg | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Jet engine explosion over Denver rings alarms on shielding

Bloomberg | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

CPaT sees airline industry recovery through increased pilot training demand
CPaT sees airline industry recovery through increased pilot training demand

AJOT | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

CPaT Global, the world’s leading provider of distance learning for the airline and aviation industry, sees signs of industry recovery as evidenced by growing demand for aviation training distance learning.

Dachser USA expands dedicated Europe-US Air cargo service with additional weekday flight
Dachser USA expands dedicated Europe-US Air cargo service with additional weekday flight

AJOT | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Air Forwarders

Responding to increased demand for air freight transport options out of Europe, Dachser USA, a subsidiary of the global logistics provider Dachser, is expanding its dedicated Frankfurt-Chicago air cargo service with the addition of a second flight, scheduled for the weekday to compliment the current weekend schedule. Dachser USA has been successfully operating a dedicated Frankfurt-Chicago-Frankfurt air cargo service since end of July last year when demand for air transport began to increase due to pandemic-related supply chain disruption.

Tunisair CEO dismissed as labor dispute roils ailing carrier

Bloomberg | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Malaysia Airlines Parent Firm Gets Green Light for Restructuring

Bloomberg | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Engine explosion spurs Boeing 777 groundings in US, Asia
Engine explosion spurs Boeing 777 groundings in US, Asia

Bloomberg | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Airlines grounded dozens of older Boeing Co. 777 aircraft after the failure of a Pratt & Whitney engine showered debris into a Denver suburb and prompted U.S. regulators to order emergency inspections.

British Airways delays $630 million in payments to pension fund

Bloomberg | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Billionaire Sawiris backs $4.7 billion signature takeover

Bloomberg | February 22, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

United plane showers debris near Denver after engine failure

Bloomberg | February 20, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

FAA tracking all 737 Max flights around world with satellites

Bloomberg | February 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

No volume decline in January & consequences of market volatility according to WorldACD Market Data
No volume decline in January & consequences of market volatility according to WorldACD Market Data

AJOT | February 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

This month, we start with an important observation for our industry: worldwide volumes in January 2021 were the same as in January 2020, making January the first month since the start of the pandemic not showing a decline year-on-year (YoY).

Stoll named new head of Swiss WorldCargo

AJOT | February 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Woolpert awarded airport master services agreement by Jasper County Airport Authority
Woolpert awarded airport master services agreement by Jasper County Airport Authority

AJOT | February 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

The Jasper County Airport Authority (JCAA) has signed Woolpert to a Master Services Agreement to provide master planning, environmental assessment, land acquisition, aviation design, geospatial obstruction and aeronautical surveys, and construction management and inspection for the Rensselaer, Ind., airport, located roughly 80 miles south of Chicago.

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