Randy Woods

Atlas Air 767F suffers fatal accident outside of Houston

After a grim Sunday morning spent sifting through the wreckage of Flight 3591 in the marshes outside of Houston, crash investigators shifted their focus from search-and-rescue to recovery, as all three crewmembers on board the Atlas Air Worldwide aircraft were confirmed dead following the Saturday afternoon crash. The aircraft was nearing the end of a routine run […]

AirBridgeCargo names Liège Airport as new European hub

Three months after Volga-Dnepr Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a new cargo hub at Liège Airport (LGG), the group’s Russian subsidiary, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), signed a 10-year lease at LGG to increase air cargo volumes to and from the airport and foster greater cooperation between the two parties. The airport said […]

Air relief efforts continue for Ecuadorian quake survivors

We begin the month of May with an update on the airborne relief efforts that continue to pour in from around the world to help the victims of the April 16 Ecuadorian earthquake that has claimed more than 650 lives and injured nearly 28,000. Two weeks after the 7.8-magnitude temblor struck, critically needed shipments from the Airlink […]

Elevate 2016 conference announced

Big data, analytics, digitization and the rise of global e-commerce are changing the face of airfreight logistics forever. To help propel the airfreight industry forward, Air Cargo World, sister publication of Cargo Facts, is proud to announce the launch of Elevate 2016, the air cargo industry’s first event focused on innovation. Elevate 2016 will take pl ace […]

Amazon runs trial air operation in Europe

Based on reports from the British press, e-commerce giant Amazon may be on the move, literally, to launch its own logistics network in Europe. A story in UK daily The Evening Standard indicates that Amazon, working with Germany-based forwarder and logistics services provider DB Schenker, is using a 737 freighter to connect cities in Poland, […]

Have you registered your drone yet?

Get ready to register your drone – even if it weighs less than a pound.  As we head toward the holiday shopping binge in the US known as “Black Friday,” a national database of registered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may soon become a reality. This is one of the recommendations of a task force formed […]

Cargolux appears headed for a strike

After more than a year of negotiations, pilots for all-cargo carrier Cargolux appear to be headed toward a strike after the Collective Work Agreement (CWA) expires at midnight on Monday, 30 November, according to the unions representing the pilots. Statements released today from the LCBG union and the Luxembourg pilots association (ALPL) made a last-minute […]
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