Cargo News

Dulles, Va., September 6, 2022—The City of Philadelphia (Airport or PHL) Division of Aviation, and Aviation Facilities Company (AFCO) are pleased to announce that they will be partnering with Menzies Aviation, as a new cargo ground handler at the Airport, along with Kale Logistics Solutions, as the technology solution provider for the Airport’s cargo community system.

Economy Lot Overhead

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) will advance its extensive cargo development program using a portion of its Economy Parking Lot as operational space for business partners requiring airside access. In June, PHL released its Cargo Expansion Strategy

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Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced today that it has joined The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), a not-for-profit association representing and uniting all parts of the air cargo industry. PHL is active in many aviation trade groups, but its addition of TIACA will connect the airport with shippers, forwarders, ground handlers, other airports, airlines, manufacturers, service providers, and more.

PHL Building Aerial

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced today that it has partnered with Aviation Facilities Company Management (AFCO) on the redevelopment of Building C2, a key part of the airport’s cargo infrastructure and strategy.

cargo property map

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced today that it will expand its air cargo facility footprint by 136 acres and almost triple its cargo building square footage from 600,000 to 1.4 million as part of the newly presented PHL Cargo Expansion Strategy.

Cargo City Sign

With a reduction in passenger service caused by COVID-19, PHL has been exploring additional sources of revenue generation, including increasing air cargo operations. Situated on the eastern seaboard, minutes off a major interstate (I-95) and in close proximity to Pennsylvania Turnpi

Drealiner Take-Off

American Airlines recently expanded its global cargo routes, scheduling more than 400 widebody flights worldwide beginning August 5.  At PHL, American added cargo-only flights to Amsterdam (three times weekly), resumed cargo service to Zurich (twice weekly) and extended the twice weekly cargo flights to Rome, Milan and Frankfurt that began&nbs

Titan Cargo 4-20

Airports have two primary roles at this time: to be open for flights that transport essential personnel and to accommodate cargo flights transporting critical goods. “Since the travel restrictions went into place, our passenger volume is down about 80-90 percent over last year, but our cargo operations have increased 12.9 percent for the year,” said Stephanie Wear, PHL’s Director of Air Service Development and Cargo Services.

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