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Dronamics – Cargo Drone Airline Launched!

Dronamics – Cargo Drone Airline Launched!

Dronamics are continuing their measured approach by hiring key people and launching a cargo drone airline, to make their plans a reality. There are quite a few small startups, making bold claims for drones and urban mobility vehicles. They have varied uses and...
Vaccines – Air Cargo Capacity Still Not In Use!

Vaccines – Air Cargo Capacity Still Not In Use!

Airlines, air cargo and airport operators have long since prepared to move vaccines around the world, but the demand for the job isn’t there. Why? We have seen how air cargo operators around the world ramped up efforts, in order to carry the Covid-19 vaccines. These...
DHL Orders Eight New Boeing 777F Aircraft

DHL Orders Eight New Boeing 777F Aircraft

Last week, DHL Express announced eight new orders for Boeing 777F aircraft. And later that day, their 2020 earnings showed why. Lately it certainly seems that whenever we mention new widebodies, the conversation is about freighters… DHL’s new 777F aircraft will begin...
Atlas Air Buys The Last Four 747s To Be Made

Atlas Air Buys The Last Four 747s To Be Made

On Tuesday Boeing announced that Atlas Air placed an order for four 747-8F aircraft. These will be the last four Queens of the Skies to be made. The last one will come out of the production line in Everett in 2022. We have covered the fascinating history of the Boeing...
Air Freight Rates – Not Getting Cheaper in 2021

Air Freight Rates – Not Getting Cheaper in 2021

Despite an anticipated increase in air traffic this summer, air freight rates will likely stay elevated throughout the year. This is because the traffic increase won’t come in the routes that freight needs to follow. Bruce Chan, VP of Global Logistics at Stifel,...