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Air Freight Shippers Hit as Volcanic Ash Plume Hits Transpacific Capacity

Asia-North America capacity is currently tight following the cancellation of a number of flights due to volcanic ash in the air. A series of volcanic eruptions on Alaska’s Bogoslof Island triggered an ash cloud, which caused several airlines to adjust their transpacific operations, creating “very tight” space, according to one forwarder. The Alaskan volcano is […]

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Updated Security Measures for Air Carriers

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) last week issued updated security measures to carriers, for cargo originating in and/or transiting three (3) specific countries in the Middle East. This action was in response to the recent downing of a passenger aircraft in the Sinai. The new TSA measures, issued to passenger as well as all-cargo […]

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Air Canada Now Serving Osaka, Japan

Air Canada Cargo now has direct service to Osaka. Air Canada Cargo now operates service between Vancouver and Osaka up to 5 times a week on a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The carrier has also resumed direct service between Toronto and Tokyo Narita with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Click here for more information.

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Air Canada and Air China to Form Strategic Alliance

Air Canada and Air China Limited on the week-end announced that the airlines have concluded a memorandum of understanding setting out the main principles for a comprehensive revenue sharing joint venture providing for an enhanced partnership on routes between Canada and China which will stimulate traffic growth between the two countries. The joint venture will […]

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Emirates Exits Iraq Air Space

UAE-based Emirates has axed flights over Iraq due to concerns about possible Islamic militants’ missile strikes following the mid July loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine. The carriers’ president said he believed other airlines would soon follow suit as he called for government agencies to offer more advice about flying over conflict zones. […]

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Cathay Pacific Strengthens Cargo Presence in Canada with NEW Calgary Freighter Service

VANCOUVER, B.C.– – Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it will boost its freighter services to and from Canada with a new twice-weekly scheduled service to Calgary commencing on 17 October 2014, subject to government approval. The latest addition to Cathay Pacific’s cargo network brings the total number of freighter destinations it serves in North America to […]

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