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2011-04-07 00:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced that Oliver Gritz has been named Managing Director, Europe. Mr. Gritz will oversee Southern Air's European operations from the company's office in Cologne, Germany, reporting directly to Daniel J. McHugh, Chief Executive Officer. "Oliver is a highly successful executive with more than 25 years of experience in the transportation and logistics business. His industry knowledge coupled with his...

2011-04-05 07:15:00

NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICV Partners (ICV), a private investment firm focused on investments in smaller middle market companies, announced today the acquisition of Cargo Airport Services (CAS), a leading provider of innovative cargo handling solutions, from MidMark Capital, the Weinberg Bell Group and other shareholders. Chief Executive Officer Michael Duffy and the CAS executive team have also invested in the transaction. Founded in 1998, CAS has grown rapidly and today...

2011-04-04 13:12:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc., has reached an agreement with Emirates SkyCargo to operate one Boeing 747-400 freighter on a full-time basis beginning in April 2011. Under the agreement, World will provide scheduled services linking Dubai with Frankfurt and Sao Paulo twice a week, with an additional weekly round-trip flight between Dubai and Frankfurt. "World Airways is proud to provide Emirates with our...

2011-03-31 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) today announced it has been recognized by the Express Delivery and Logistics Association (XLA) for successful implementation of upgrades in service, communication, technology and on-time performance. The recognition is based on a survey of members who use the services for express deliveries around the world. American was identified as the carrier with the most improvements in these categories for...

2011-03-31 07:00:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Cargo World, the global news authority on air logistics and freight transport, today unveils the findings of its seventh annual Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Survey, which independently measures carriers and airports on specific criteria and ranks these to identify above or below average performance in individual areas. Carrier ratings are determined by freight forwarders and airport ratings are determined by airlines. The full results, including...

2011-03-25 10:34:00

DALLAS, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines is pleased to announce that Matt Buckley has been promoted to Vice President Cargo & Charters. Matt began his career with Southwest Airlines in 1982 as a Southwest Ramp Agent in Midland, Texas. With the majority of Matt's 29-year career focused on leading our Cargo Management Group, Southwest has benefited tremendously from his vision and Leadership. Southwest's Cargo and Charter business generates significant revenue...

2011-03-22 10:16:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Cargo division today announced that Dave Brooks, President of AA Cargo, has been honored with the 2011 Jim Foster Award for Excellence, given by the Airforwarders Association (AfA) at its annual AirCargo 2011 Conference in San Diego. The award is presented each year to a person who has made a significant impact on the air cargo industry. Brooks has headed American Airlines Cargo since 1996. The AfA cited Brooks'...

2011-03-18 12:15:00

SEATTLE, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Korean Air today announced an order for two new 747-8 Freighters. The order value is $639 million at Boeing list prices. "Korean Air continues to strengthen its reputation as one of the world's leading global cargo carriers," said Marlin Dailey, vice president of Sales & Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Boeing is very fortunate to have Korean Air not only as a customer of the 747-8 Freighter, but also the 747-8...

2011-03-02 10:12:00

YPSILANTI, Mich., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Air Cargo Group, Inc. d/b/a National Airlines has been awarded the prestigious Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond Award of Excellence for 2010 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The AMT program was first established in 1991 and recognizes aviation maintenance personnel and employers for achieving 100% participation in FAA and company maintenance training programs. In addition to recognizing the professional...

2011-02-28 10:50:00

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hauling everything from giant panda bears to high-performance race cars the Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 freighter in its first two years in service is earning the reputation as the work horse of the industry. The growing fleet of 777 freighters has flown approximately 120,000 hours and boasts a daily utilization rate of 11.34 hours. Fleet schedule reliability is at 99.37 percent, which means the freighter has a near-perfect record of on-time...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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