New containers are very light
Latam airline and its affiliates announced the acquisition of 3,517 Kevlar ultralight air cargo containers from Nordisk Aviation Products.
The modern containers will replace those currently used in all cargo operations of Lan Cargo and its respective affiliates, MasAir, Lan Cargo Colombia and TAM Cargo.
These containers allow the movement of large amounts of cargo in a single unit, in addition to moving various types of cargo with efficiency, [...]
The new Board of the Panamanian Cargo Agents’ Association (APAC) was sworn-in on May 8 at the Sheraton Hotel in Panama City.
The members of the new Board are: Joaquín Meis, Presidente/President; Rolando Álvarez, Vice Presidente/Vice President; Arturo Abad, Secretario/Secretary; Rolando Stanziola, Tesorero/Treasurer, Horacio Rodríguez, Vocal/Speaker; Carlos Chuljak, Vocal/Speaker; Eduardo Chanis, Vocal/Speaker; Ángel Sánchez, Presidente saliente/Past President; Yadira Almengor, Fiscal y Cristel Cal, Directora Ejecutiva/Executive Director.
Over the next 20 years Latin America will buy more than 2,000 new passenger aircraft
As Latin America continues to grow economically, it is becoming a key market for big businesses worldwide.
As a result, estimates say that over the next 20 years Latin America will buy more than 2,000 new passenger aircraft, consisting of 1,653 single-aisle aircraft, 334 twin-aisle and 41 large planes, which added together present a market value of approximately $197 [...]
Tocumen SA was ranked among the top 10 airports in terms of air cargo in the region
Panama has the potential to be placed in the top positions in the movement of air cargo in the region for its strategic position and especially for its links with maritime cargo transport and the Panama Canal expansion.
These affirmations were made by the leader of the World Bank mission, Ralf Kaltheier, who visited Panama to define the [...]
San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the new destination on the route network of the airline Avianca with a direct flight three times a week from the Connections Center in Bogota, Colombia and with connections to Central and South America
The flight will start operations from July 17 and will offer a variety of connections to international destinations such as Lima, Peru; Quito and Guayaquil, Ecuador; Caracas, Venezuela; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo [...]
In order to expand the international airline business, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) could conclude 30 new air agreements with carriers in 2013.
The key intent is to open access for Middle Eastern nations in the Americas and then use Panama as a stopover point for passengers in the region.
The IATA currently has air agreements with 26 countries and is negotiating with 36 others. It also has six open-skies treaties with Chile, Peru, [...]
“We are moving forward for valuable discussions in the near future on a direct flight between London and Panama, which we are sure will have a significant impact on business development and tourism between the two countries,” said the Ambassador of Panama in Britain, Ana Irene Delgado, in a recent interview.
Panama expects to sign a treaty against double taxation with the UK in May to expand its network of such agreements and end the [...]