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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Earlier this year at the Cargo Facts Symposium, the Volga-Dnepr Group elucidated on fleet plans for its Leipzig-based startup, CargoLogic Germany, announcing that a deal for three AEI-converted 737-400Fs had been reached. The source of those aircraft had since remained a mystery – until now. According to a pre-sale report from Kroll Bond Rating Agency, […]
This month, Amazon announced plans to open a new “air gateway” and package-sorting operation at Wilmington Air Park. Yes, Wilmington — just sixty miles away from Amazon’s main air hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). Amazon Air currently operates out of more than twenty airports across the United States, with Wilmington (ILN) opening next year. The […]
Guangzhou-based all-cargo carrier Longhao Airlines took redelivery today of its first 737-400F (27916, ex-Japan Transocean Airlines). The PEMCO-converted aircraft redelivery represents the third aircraft the fledgling carrier has imported since the beginning of this year and grows the carrier’s freighter fleet to six units – three of which, not including the 737-400F, are currently active. […]
HangarLabs, an Israel-based aerospace accelerator operated by maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company BEDEK, has been named the Official Accelerator Partner for the upcoming Cargo Facts EMEA event on Feb. 4-6, 2019, at The Westin Grand Frankfurt. The event will feature a session of startup demos, where logistics-focused startups can share their products and services in front […]