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2011-05-09 04:32:00

BEIJING, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On April 21, a Boeing 747-400 made its first Air China Cargo flight from Chengdu to Shanghai. Using Air China Cargo's network, shipments from Europe can be quickly transported to Chengdu, and goods from Chengdu can now be easily transported through the Air China hub in Shanghai to the rest of the world. The new air shipping corridor is another step in China's campaign to develop the western part of the country. (Photo:...

2011-05-02 05:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced that David Soaper has been named Chief Operating Officer, effective May 15. Mr. Soaper joins Southern Air from Comair, a Delta Connection Carrier, where he held several senior operations management positions over the last 28 years. Daniel J. McHugh, Chief Executive Officer of Southern Air, said, "David comes to Southern Air with significant operation and aviation industry experience and a deep...

2011-04-20 00:32:00

BEIJING, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At 10:20 am on April 15, an Air China Cargo B747-400 freighter aircraft took off from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport heading to Frankfurt, Germany, via Shanghai's Pudong International Airport. The flight marked the official opening of Air China Cargo's freighter flights from Dalian to Frankfurt. Air China Cargo is the first airline in Dalian to offer cargo flights to Europe. With Air China Cargo's network, cargo in Dalian can also be...

2011-04-14 10:00:00

DALLAS, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Cargo was recognized for excellence in Air Cargo World's annual Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Survey as the winner of the "up to 199,999 tonnes" category. In addition, Southwest Airlines Cargo received the highest overall rating across all weight divisions and was the highest rated carrier in three of the four performance categories: Customer Service, Performance, and Value. "We are very proud to receive this prestigious...

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...


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