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2013-04-15 16:20:41

FLORENCE, Ky., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has emerged from Chapter 11, having completed its financial restructuring.    Daniel J. McHugh, Southern Air CEO, said, "We have emerged from this restructuring process with substantially less debt, significantly improved operations and resources, and financial flexibility as a well-capitalized global air cargo carrier.  Today, we are well-positioned both financially and...

2013-03-15 04:20:06

Airlines and airports honored at the Air Cargo Excellence Awards Ceremony in Doha, Qatar ROSWELL, Georgia, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Cargo World, the global news authority on airfreight logistics, has unveiled the findings of its ninth annual Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Survey, which measures carriers and airports on specific criteria and ranks them to identify above or below average performance. The findings were revealed today at the Air Cargo Excellence...

2013-02-25 08:20:23

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a significant expansion of its UPS Worldwide Expedited((TM)) service, a fast, reliable air service for international shipments. The service provides delivery in two-to five business days to more than 220 countries and territories, tripling the coverage area formerly available. This expansion will help UPS customers magnify their global reach and balance delivery speed with cost, no matter where they ship. "UPS...

2013-02-19 12:20:32

SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' Betsy Bacon has been named managing director of Alaska Air Cargo. Bacon, an eight-year veteran of the airline, previously served as director of cargo operations and compliance, where she was responsible for the airline's network of cargo centers and customer locations. Prior to that, she was regional cargo sales manager for the Pacific Northwest, representing both Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. "Alaska Air Cargo has grown...

2013-02-13 16:21:15

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Aviation Holdings Inc. (the "Company') announced today that its plan of reorganization (the "Plan"), which was approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York on December 6, 2012, became effective today allowing the Company to complete its financial restructuring and emerge from Chapter 11. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CL74946LOGO) The Plan reflects a global settlement with...

2013-01-10 16:20:48

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FedEx Express has donated a Boeing 727-200F to California Baptist University for use by its new aviation science program. The cargo jet made its final taxi today after landing at the Riverside Municipal Airport. The aircraft will be on permanent display at the airport and will provide a working laboratory for aviation science students. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/DC40822) "Although this aircraft has reached...

2012-12-19 12:20:10

SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and FedEx Express, a wholly owned subsidiary of FedEx Corp., today announced an order for four 767 Freighters. The order is part of FedEx's initiative to modernize its fleet. "These additional 767 orders will help accelerate our fleet modernization program as we replace our aging MD-10 freighter fleet," said James R. Parker, FedEx Express executive vice president, air operations. "These new 767s will provide significantly improved...

2012-11-22 04:20:07

TRIVANDRUM, India, November 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - iCargo to be deployed globally across 100 stations with over 4,000 users Leading IT solutions provider to the global aviation industry, IBS Software, has entered into a contract with Lufthansa Cargo AG (LCAG), the airline cargo service provider in the Lufthansa Group, for the implementation of iCargo solution. The solution will manage the airlines' entire air cargo movement worldwide. IBS was selected...

2012-10-19 15:20:16

Flight Dispatchers to Vote on a First Contract, Securing Strong Job Improvements NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Negotiators for the flight dispatchers of Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo, represented by the Airline Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, announced this morning that a tentative agreement has been reached on a first contract for the members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The FAA-licensed flight dispatchers,...

2012-10-02 14:20:05

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) said today that the global air cargo market will expand at a 5.2 percent annual rate over the next 20 years. According to the Boeing World Air Cargo Forecast 2012/2013, growth will be driven by world gross domestic product (GDP) that will nearly double over the forecast period. Trade is expected to increase through liberalization of markets and more efficient aircraft and infrastructure improvements will reduce the cost of air cargo....