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Air Canada freighter flies to Madrid

Air Canada Cargo has operated the first Boeing 767-300 freighter flight into Madrid following the addition of a second aircraft to its fleet. The carrier is also offering all-cargo services to Frankfurt and three flights per week to Madrid, from Toronto and Halifax. The carrier has already announced the acquisition of two new 767-300F aircraft that will enter service in 2023.” Air Canada and Air Canada Cargo also offer capacity to Madrid ... [+]

Air Canada freighter moves aid to Ukraine

On the night of 26 April, an Air Canada 767 freighter departed from Toronto to Frankfurt, transporting 50 tonnes of aid for Ukraine on behalf of Airlink, Flexport.org and GlobalMedic. GlobalMedic response teams managed the distribution of supplies to treat people who have been displaced by the conflict, whose homes have ... [+]

Air Canada flies first Halifax freighter

Air Canada operated its first dedicated freighter flight into Halifax Stanfield International Airport on 20 April with its second Boeing 767-300ER to enter service. The addition of this aircraft will allow Air Canada Cargo to start a range of direct freighter services from Halifax to destinations including Frankfurt, Cologne, Istanbul, ... [+]

Air Canada expands freighter flights

Air Canada Cargo is to expand its freighter network, with flights from Toronto to Halifax starting April 19 and services from Toronto to Frankfurt, Cologne, Istanbul, Madrid and St. John’s, from in May. It will follow the entry into service of the carrier’s second Boeing 767-300ER freighter aircraft. The carrier put ... [+]

Air Canada unveils Toronto cold chain site

Air Canada has inaugurated its $16 million cold chain handling facility at its Toronto Pearson International Airport, expanding and enhancing capabilities for pharmaceuticals, fresh food and other perishables. The upgraded facility features over 30,000sq ft (2,787sq m) of temperature-controlled areas and an expanded cooler to fully meet the requirements of cold ... [+]

Air Canada sees ‘exponential’ cargo growth

Air Canada Cargo saw exponential growth in 2021, said vice president, Jason Berry. The carrier reported revenue of $1.495 billion, an all-time high for the division. He added that during the fourth quarter, the carrier welcomed its first Boeing 767-300 freighter aircraft, allowing it to deliver consistent cargo capacity on key ... [+]

Air Canada presses new freighter into service for flood relief

Air Canada put its first dedicated Boeing 767-300ER freighter aircraft into service on 9 December with an inaugural flight from Toronto to Vancouver carrying a full load of cargo. Originally scheduled to first fly to Frankfurt, Air Canada Cargo deployed the aircraft early to provide more capacity to relieve flood-hit ... [+]

Air Cargo Canada revenue tops a billion

Air Canada Cargo said it had scored record-breaking results in the third quarter of 2021, with revenues reaching the CAN$1 billion (approx. US$0.8bn) mark for the first time. Cargo in fact accounted for almost half the airline’s total operating revenues of CAN$2.103 billion, which was almost three times the operating revenues ... [+]

Air Canada expands Toronto cold chain capability

Air Canada has started work on a $16-million project to expand its cold chain handling at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Once completed, the upgraded facility will feature over 30,000sq ft of temperature-controlled areas and an expanded cooler to fully meet the requirements of cold chain shipments such as pharmaceuticals, fresh ... [+]

IATA launches live animals programme

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) gives assurance that certified companies are operating to the highest standards and ... [+]

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