Halifax Airport reopens after SkyLease freighter overshoots runway

  • Caryn Livingston
  • November 9, 2018
  • Update
Hours after a 747-400 freighter (28026) operated by Miami-based SkyLease Cargo skidded off the runway while landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ), the airport resumed operation following some minor delays. The four crewmembers aboard the widebody all suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital, but are expected to recover. No cause […]

Centurion Air Cargo closes down after certificate authority is revoked

United States-based, all-cargo carrier Centurion Air Cargo, which has not operated any routes since the end of 2016, had its certificate authority revoked for dormancy by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) on 17 August. This comes as no surprise, as early in 2017, DOT informed Centurion that because it had ceased operating, Centurion’s authority […]

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 […]

Legal troubles pile up for Centurion

Lessor AWAS has filed lawsuits against Miami-based all-cargo operator Centurion Air Cargo alleging a reported $10.2 million in unpaid aircraft lease rentals. As we reported last week, fuel supplier Chemoil took legal action against Centurion earlier this year, claiming the carrier and its affiliate SkyLease Cargo were past due on $12.9 million in fuel bills. […]

Trouble ahead for Centurion?

According to a report in the South Florida Business Journal, fuel supplier Chemoil Corp. filed eleven lawsuits in Miami Dade Civil Court, claiming that Miami-based all-cargo carrier Centurion Air Cargo and affiliates are past due on $12.9 million in fuel bills. Each lawsuit is aimed at an individual airplane in the fleets of Centurion and sister […]