Ethiopian launches first African freighter service to Miami

On Wednesday, Ethiopian Airlines launched the first of two weekly freighter flights between Addis Ababa (ADD) and Miami creating the first-ever cargo-only route between the African continent and Miami International Airport (MIA). The scheduled flights will operate on a route that includes intermediate stops in Spain (ZAZ), Colombia (BOG), and Belgium (LGG), and all flights […]

Centurion to return to Amsterdam

US-based all-cargo carrier Centurion Cargo, which has seen its share of troubles in the last year, appears set to re-launch its Miami-Amsterdam service. As readers of Cargo Facts will know, Centurion was hit by a number of lawsuits in 2014, and was forced to ground its fleet of MD-11 freighters. However, in recent weeks the […]

Transcarga begins widebody jet freighter operations

Venezuela-based all-cargo carrier Transcarga International Airways put its first jet freighter, an A300B4F (261, ex-TNT Airways), into revenue service, connecting Caracas with Miami and Houston. Transcarga began operations in 2002, initially on an ACMI basis, and then with a handful of its own small Cessna 402B and Embraer 120s turboprop freighters. However, in 2012 it […]
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