Transcarga’s A300B4 freighter idled with stoppage of US-Venezuela ops

On 1 August, the US Department of Transportation denied Venezuelan carrier Transcarga’s request for an exemption to engage in charter cargo transportation between the United States and Venezuela. The DOT cited the Department of Homeland Security’s concerns over security in Venezuela as the reason for the denial. As reported by our sister publication, Air Cargo World, Transcarga requested an exemption from the DOT […]

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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