Cygnus space freighter docks at ISS

Northrup Grumman’s Cygnus space freighter docked at the International Space Station on 19 November with 7,400 pounds of cargo, consisting of food, lab equipment, and other materials. After the cargo is unloaded, Cygnus will be reloaded with waste items before leaving the space station early next year.
  • Caryn Livingston
  • November 30, 2018

CEVA Logistics acquires CMA CGM Log

CEVA Logistics is acquiring CMA CGM Log as part of a move to strengthen the forwarder’s foothold in sea freight forwarding and grow volumes, which last year totaled 760,000 TEU. Following the acquisition, valued at US$105 million, CEVA intends to remain as an independently listed company.
  • Caryn Livingston
  • November 30, 2018

Philadelphia plans air freight complex expansion

City aviation officials for Philadelphia will invest $5.5 million to acquire fifteen acres of land from York-based Tinicum Realty Partners LP. The new acquisition sits adjacent to a 135-acre parcel, known as the “Henderson Tract” property, which the city acquired earlier this year for the cargo project. Once completed, the new cargo terminal will measure […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • November 30, 2018

Britain, US reach post-Brexit aviation agreement

The deal, reached this week between the United States and the United Kingdom, will allow flights between the two countries to continue as usual following Britain’s departure from the European Union next year. The flights are currently governed by the US-EU Air Transport Agreement, which will no longer apply to Britain after Brexit. Around 20 […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • November 30, 2018

UPS expands express services

UPS announced several expansions to its global express services in high-growth markets. First, UPS Worldwide Express said it will now serve fourteen countries in the Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Africa (ISMEA), the Americas, and Europe. The integrator has added postal codes in South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, and twenty-six European countries. UPS Worldwide […]
  • Chelsea Toczauer
  • November 16, 2018

Atlas Air Worldwide, Ameriflight launch pilot pathway program

New York-based Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. said that its subsidiary airlines, Atlas Air and Southern Air, have entered into an arrangement with Dallas-based cargo carrier Ameriflight to offer qualified candidates among its pilots a “guarantee” to interview for positions at Atlas and Southern. The program aims to address an increase in demand for the […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • November 16, 2018

Dachser again offering air freight charters for peak season

During this year’s peak air freight season, Germany-based logistics provider Dachser, will be organizing weekly round-trip charter flights between Frankfurt and Shanghai using a 747F. Dachser will operate the aircraft, which has a freight capacity of 105 tonnes per flight, within its own network to avoid potential bottlenecks. The company says customers will also be […]
  • Chelsea Toczauer
  • November 16, 2018
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