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American blames late planes for winter cuts

American Airlines is to suspend or reduce several of its long-haul routes during the winter, blaming delayed deliveries of Boeing 787 aircraft. A number of summer seasonal flights will end early, on September 3 including those between New York and Athens, between Chicao and Athens and from New York to Barcelona. Routes will however be resumed in the summer. Services from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Dublin and Rome ... [+]

American Airlines slashes plastic waste again

American Airlines Cargo says it reduced long-term plastic waste by more than 150,000 lbs, the equivalent of 8.6 million water bottles, in 2023. This is a result of a continued relationship with M&G Packaging and its BioNatur line of biodegradable plastic products for air cargo. The carrier began transitioning to BioNatur ... [+]

No winter blues at American Airlines

American Airlines Cargo says it is operating 1,100 more flights in the November 2023-March 2024 winter schedule than last year – a total of 12,500 widebody roundtrips. Flights between London Heathrow (LHR) and key US destinations account for nearly half of the trans-Atlantic increase at 490 more flights compared to last ... [+]

American Airlines is ready for the big day – are you?

Unlike many males around the world, the folks at American Airlines Cargo are well prepared for next week’s Valentine’s Day. Out of Europe, the carrier expects to fly 50% more flowers than in 2022, or more than 417 tonnes, for the Valentine’s Day peak. Using its trucking network and widebody aircraft, ... [+]

American Airlines gets vital aid to Haiti

American Airlines Cargo is carrying more than 55 tons of medical supplies from Europe to Miami, for distribution to Haiti to help contain a cholera outbreak. The carrier has partnered with Airlink, a nonprofit humanitarian organization dedicated to bringing critical aid to communities in crisis. Cholera, which spreads mainly through contaminated food ... [+]

American appoints head of global sales

American Airlines Cargo has appointed Indy Bolina as head of global sales. Reporting to Vice President Commercial Roger Samways, he will lead the carrier’s global sales team supporting the carrier’s extensive customer base. Having started his career with American Airlines in London in 2017, Bolina has led people development and resource ... [+]

American adds Raleigh Durham and Phoenix to transatlantic routes

American Airlines Cargo has added Raleigh Durham and Phoenix to its transatlantic services this winter. The carrier’s schedule now 11 European and 11 US cities with over 35 daily flights and with connections throughout the American Airlines global network.The airline is currently providing daily service from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) ... [+]

New president for AA Cargo

American Airlines Cargo has appointed Greg Schwendinger as president. It follows the departure of Jessica Tyler in May who moved to another leadership role within the airline. Schwendinger has held various roles across the airline and most recently led the finance team at health care services provider, AccentCare. [+]

Happy return to AA Cargo

American Airlines has appointed Emma Oliver as director, cargo sales Europe, Africa & Middle East (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC). She returns to cargo as regional sales key leader following two years in the airline's passenger business and will be based at London Heathrow. [+]

American to offer ten US gateways this summer

American Airlines Cargo is to boost its transatlantic services this summer with direct service from key cities in Europe to ten US gateways from mid-May onward.  It will operate service to New York JFK, Dallas/Fort Worth, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Chicago O’Hare, Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Phoenix ... [+]

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