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Airports support peak flower season with special projects and infrastructure

In honor of Mother’s Day yesterday and the surge in airfreight demand that ensured mom would get her flowers on time, we at Cargo Airport News have identified three airport projects around the globe designed to meet peak season flower demand. These projects include:    #3: Anchorage (ANC) plants peony test beds  #2: Miami (MIA) supports flower shipments with streamlined procedures   #1: Quito (UIO) […]

Anchorage planning new facilities to support transfer program

To benefit its unique cargo transfer program, Alaska’s Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is planning the construction of new infrastructure, including an air cargo building, e-commerce facility and parking spaces.  Located between Asia and the Americas, ANC leverages its strategic location by offering a cargo transfer program that allows foreign airlines to transfer cargo between carriers at the airport, before continuing from the airport on to other destinations in […]

Top 20 airports: American airports build up infrastructure despite trade tensions

At airports in the United States, American airport executives are supporting growing e-commerce, biopharmaceutical and perishable cargo trends with the expansion and renovation of airport infrastructure, with an eye towards China despite continued volatility in discussions between U.S. and Chinese government authorities. We at Cargo Airport News spoke with leading air cargo executives at Anchorage […]

Airports underperform industry cargo growth in December first look

This article has been updated to include information on Budapest (BUD), Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG), Ontario (ONT), Rickenbacker (LCK), Sheremetyevo (SVO), and Vienna (VIE).  December cargo throughput results for the world’s airport are still trickling in, but early analysis indicates an overall diminished peak season for air freight. With only a couple of exceptions in Europe […]

ANC looking to add temperature-controlled cargo transit facility

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is looking to add a climate-controlled storage facility to accommodate short-term, trans-Pacific transit cargo moving through ANC, according to an invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) released by the airport. The facility would be located in close proximity to aircraft parking positions, where tugs can store and retrieve pallets quickly. […]