PEMCO back in business — More freighter conversions for China Postal

US-based MRO and conversion specialist PEMCO World Air Services emerged from its recent restructuring with the announcement of an agreement to convert more 737-400s to freighter configuration for China Postal Airlines. PEMCO has a long history with China Postal, having already provided the carrier with eight passenger-to-freighter conversions, including six 737-400Fs and two 737-300Fs. The […]

Look Who’s Kicking off the 18th Annual Cargo Facts Symposium

Join these esteemed executives:   Michael Steen, EVP, Atlas Air Worldwide Stan Wraight, Managing Partner, Strategic Aviation Solutions International Shawn McWhorter, President, Nippon Cargo Airlines – Americas Neel Shah, Former SVP, Delta Cargo Harm Winkeler, Deputy Vice President the Americas, Airfrance-KLM-Martinair Cargo as they kickoff of the 2012 Symposium and discuss the most pressing issues […]

All New Speakers at the Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium

The 2012 Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium is quickly approaching and we are proud to bring you an elite group speakers to kick off the Symposium at our first session, “Seeking Solutions to the Air Freight Dilemma.” Join the all new panel, featuring: Michael Steen, EVP, Atlas Air Worldwide Stan Wraight, Managing Partner, Strategic Aviation Solutions […]

Southern Air files for Chapter 11 protection

US-based all-cargo ACMI and charter operator Southern Air Holdings filed a petition for Chapter 11 protection while it restructures its debt obligations. The very short version of the story, in Southern’s words, is that “Currently, the Debtors do not have sufficient funds with which to operate their businesses on a going forward basis.” The full […]

Lufthansa Cargo – 2nd Air Cargo Innovation Challenge

The Air Cargo Innovation Challenge is back again for another round and we very much embrace the participation of blogs and their followers. Lufthansa is the first cargo carrier worldwide to offer a platform where everyone – no matter where they live – is invited to develop and present their innovative ideas. The very best […]

Chapman Freeborn continues to expand market presence

As the first and only air charter broker with an established presence spanning six continents, the world’s leading aircraft charter broker Chapman Freeborn continues to expand its global market presence.   Increased business activities in Scandinavia Chapman Freeborn has expanded its activities in Scandinavia by opening a new sales office in Sweden.   Christian Stridsberg […]

Lufthansa Cargo wants to give you a free trip to Frankfurt — Again!

Last year Lufthansa Cargo held what it called “The Air Cargo Innovation Challenge,” in which it asked for new and interesting air cargo ideas, with an all-expenses-paid trip to Frankfurt and flight training with a Lufthansa Cargo pilot as the first prize. This year, they’re doing it again, with the additional incentive that three winners […]

FedEx provides a few clues about its cost-savings plans

FedEx today released financial and operating results for its fiscal first quarter (ended 31 August). As expected, total revenue was up a bit (2.6%), while net income was down a bit (1.1%), as strong gains in the company’s Ground and Freight Segments were not sufficient to overcome the difficulties faced by the Express Segment.  We […]
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