air cargo
Business, Logistics, TCA

Alliance Airport in Texas Expands Runways to Attract More Cargo Firms

Fort Worth Alliance Airport

The long-awaited extension of two runways at Alliance Airport is complete, clearing the way for the north Fort Worth’s privately run cargo airfield to expand its services to include companies wishing to ship freight as far away as Europe.

Gordon Dickson | Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram
April 23, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Worldwide Flight Services Lays Off 161 at Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport

Cargo-handler Worldwide Flight Services will lay off 161 employees at the American Airlines freight facility at Philadelphia International Airport in June because the airline has not renewed its contract.

Andrew Maykuth |
April 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Boeing Considers Turning Used 777s Into Cargo Planes

Air New Zealand's first Boeing 777-200ER is welcomed by a Maori "Kapa Haka" group upon landing at Auckland Airport October 29, 2005 for the first time. (Brendon O'Hagan/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. is considering whether to convert used 777 passenger jets into freighters, seeking to capitalize as booming e-commerce sales spur new demand for airfreight worldwide, sources familiar with the matter said.

Benjamin D Katz and Julie Johnsson | Bloomberg News
April 4, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Russian Air Cargo Carrier Adding Service to Ohio Airport

AirBridgeCargo Airlines

Russia-based AirBridgeCargo Airlines will become the fifth international air cargo freighter operator at Rickenbacker Airport this week when it launches weekly scheduled flights April 5.

Marla Matzer Rose | The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch
April 2, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Begins Regular Cargo Flights Out of San Bernardino Airport

San Bernardino International Airport

UPS Inc. has started operating five cargo flights a week out of San Bernardino International Airport, officials announced March 26.

Brian Whitehead | San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun
March 28, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Indiana Airport Mulls Expansion Into International Freight

South Bend International Airport

Could the airport in South Bend, Ind., be transformed into a rail-to-air freight hub for international shipping companies that would create hundreds of jobs?

Ted Booker | South Bend (Ind.) Tribune
March 16, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Houston to Get Service From Great Britain’s Cargo Airline CargoLogicAir

Cargo Plane CargoLogicAir

CargoLogicAir, Great Britain’s all-cargo airline, will begin service this month out of Bush Intercontinental Airport after a deal finalized during Mayor Sylvester Turner’s European trade mission in July.

Ileana Najarro | Houston Chronicle
August 15, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Cargo Activity at Illinois Airport Jumps 39% as UPS, Amazon Flights Increase

Amazon Plane Chicago Rockford International Airport

More jobs and cash have landed at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where cargo volume is up nearly 40% for the first six months of the year compared with the first half of 2016.

Isaac Guerrero | Rockford (Ill.) Register Star
July 26, 2017

U.N. Agency Eyes Air-Cargo Security Rules

The United Nations agency that oversees aviation is pushing new guidelines for cargo security to counter possible terrorism, but is stopping short of calling for 100% screening of packages, as pilots and some U.S. lawmakers have urged, the Associated Press reported Monday.

Transport Topics
November 29, 2010

DHS Tightens Air Cargo Rules

The Department of Homeland Security Monday set new air cargo security rules that ban all cargo from Somalia and Yemen and prohibiting the transport of printer toner and ink cartridges weighing more than one pound on passenger flights, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
November 8, 2010