air freight

Business, Logistics, TCA

With Drop in Passengers, American Airlines Starts Cargo-Only Flights

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300 sits parked at Hong Kong International Airport in June 2014. An American Airlines Boeing 777-300 sits parked at Hong Kong International Airport in June 2014. (Brent Lewin/Bloomberg News)

To “help keep business moving” during an unprecedented drop in demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fort Worth, Texas-based airline is sending cargo-only loads to Europe with mail, medical supplies, electronics and e-commerce packages.

Kyle Arnold | The Dallas Morning News
March 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, TCA

Rich Corrado to Replace Joe Hete as CEO at Wilmington Air Transport Services

Joe Hete will step down as chief executive of Wilmington’s Air Transport Services Group Inc. in May and will be replaced by Rich Corrado, the air transport company said Feb. 25.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
February 25, 2020
Business, Logistics

Amazon to Open Hub for Air Delivery in Fort Worth

Amazon boxes stacked near a an Amazon "Prime Air" cargo plane in Seattle Amazon boxes stacked near a Boeing 767 Amazon "Prime Air" cargo plane in a Boeing hangar in Seattle, on Aug. 4, 2016. (Associated Press/Ted S. Warren)

Amazon is bringing its latest hub for air delivery to Fort Worth.

Jack Howland | Forth Worth Star-Telegram
September 12, 2019
Business

Global Airfreight Demand May Have Bottomed Out, IATA Says

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The decline in global demand for airfreight may be bottoming out, with cargo volumes growing month-on-month in November, the International Air Transport Association said Jan. 11.

Maria Sheahan | Reuters
January 11, 2016
Business

Global Airfreight Slows in First Half of Year

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Global air cargo demand slowed in the first half of the year as trade activity fell, according to the International Air Transport Association.

August 6, 2015
Business

Global Air Cargo Traffic Rises in July

Worldwide air cargo traffic rose 22.7% in July from a year ago, the International Air Transport Association said.

August 26, 2010