Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has renewed its global cargo handling agreements with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, with Frankfurt and Madrid joining six existing gateways in Europe, Asia and the United States. The three-year framework extension will see WFS continue to provide Etihad Cargo with warehouse and cargo handling services at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Washington DC’s Dulles … [Read more...] about Etihad Cargo renews WFS agreements
SEKO Logistics has completed its largest-ever acquisition with the purchase of New York-based freight forwarder and cross-border ecommerce experts, Air-City, Inc. Similar to the purchase of GoodShip International Inc., which added depth and expertise to SEKO’s corporate gateway operation in Chicago, Air-City will immediately add additional resources and growth to SEKO’s key New York region. The investment represents the latest phase of SEKO’s program to accelerate its strategic … [Read more...] about SEKO Logistics acquires Air-City, Inc.
Qatar Airways has added a second daily, non-stop flight along its popular John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) - Hamad International Airport (DOH) route. The new route features the new A350 and the flight represents the tenth Qatar Airways route between Doha and the United States. The airline has now been operating in the US for nine years and recently added daily, non-stop service to Boston (BOS) on 16 March and will commence service to Atlanta (ATL), on 1 June. Qatar Airways was the global … [Read more...] about Qatar Airways adds second daily NY flight using new A350
Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. will start operating freighter flights to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport starting on 4 September in response to the growing demand for shipping operations. The scheduled weekly freighter flight will run from Jeddah to New York City. Acting VP commercial, Rainer Mueller, stressed that, “this step will enhance the activity of air cargo operations to and from the United States conducted through the capacities available for both the seven weekly … [Read more...] about Saudia Cargo resumes freighter operations to JFK
American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) has announced a new cargo service to Spain from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).Ã‚Â Effective immediately, AA Cargo is offering daily nonstop 757 service to Madrid's Barajas International Airport (MAD). The new Madrid lane marks American Airlines' fourth direct lane into SpainÃ¢â‚¬“with three flight options into Madrid and one into Barcelona from the US. The enhanced global network is designed to provide customers with … [Read more...] about New AA Cargo non-stop JFK to Madrid
Nippon Cargo Airlines is returning to New York's JFK airport, making it the only airline to provide direct freighter service between New York and Tokyo. The service was suspended in August due to skyrocketing fuel prices and limited capacity. Customer demand has increased recently, said the airline. Despite lower fuel prices, however, "the international air cargo market remains extremely harsh," NCA said in a statement. … [Read more...] about NCA returns to NY