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One of Ontario Airport's terminals (Photo: Frederick Dennstedt (originally posted to Flickr as Ontario Airport) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Freight Volume Surges at Ontario International Airport as Passenger Numbers Drops

This week, California's Ontario International Airport announced a 26.64 percent increase in freight volume for the month of April 2020. That represents the airport's second straight month of gains above 20 percent. 75,171 tons of freight were loaded and unloaded at Ontario during April 2020 compared to 59,359 tons in April of 2019. This increase is now the highest year to year freight volume increase since the City of Ontario and San Bernardino County took control of the facility. April…

UPS Airlines to Operate ‘Project Air Bridge’ Flights in Response…

This week, UPS Airlines announced that it will operate 25 charter flights as part of "Project Air Bridge." Project Air Bridge was launched by the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on March 29, 2020.  Its purpose is to expedite the delivery of medical supplies and personal protective equipment…

UPS Airlines Increases Mexico Service

On Thursday, UPS Airlines announced that it will begin a new flight for export shipments from Querétaro in central Mexico. UPS will operate the route using its Airbus A300-600 aircraft. The new route appears to reaffirm UPS' commitment to its A300 fleet. Last fall, UPS conducted a successful test flight…

UPS Announces Successful Test Flight of A300 with Flight Deck…

UPS Airlines has announced that Airbus recently conducted a successful test flight of its first A300 with a robust set of flight deck upgrades. The shipping giant currently operates 52 Airbus A300-600 freighters and plans to complete the flight deck upgrades on its entire A300 fleet.  The A300 represents approximately 20…

UPS Operates Charter Flight to Support Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

Last week, Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahamas for two days. With 185 mph winds and torrential rains, the category 5 hurricane unleashed an immense path of devastation and destruction on the island nation. In the storm's wake, it is reported that at least 45 people are dead.  70,000 people have…

Whiteout: How Basic Logos and White Color Palettes Dominate All…

Last month, the German carrier Lufthansa announced their new livery, facing large backlash as their iconic blue and yellow livery would see the yellow dropped. In doing this, Lufthansa joined the long list of carriers that have opted for a “Eurowhite” livery that has taken the industry by storm in…

UPS Confirms Order for 14 Additional 747-8F Aircraft

UPS confirmed an order for 14 more Boeing 747-8 freighters breathing new life into the otherwise stagnant jumbo aircraft program. While passenger service using this iconic aircraft is decreasing, the use of the 747 in the cargo world grows a bit more. Orders for the Boeing passenger aircraft have been…