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Another US passenger airline will now also fly cargo freighters as more carriers court package hauling as a new source of revenue

Mesa Airlines just announced a five-year cargo-flying contract with DHL Express starting October. DHL is sub-leasing two Boeing 737-400 freighters to Mesa with the possibility for more if the regional carrier is successful. Passenger airlines were turning to cargo to diversify revenue streams and create incentives for pilots before the […]
Another US passenger airline will now also fly cargo freighters as more carriers court package hauling as a new source of revenue
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A small airline’s ‘stroke of genius’ decision to carry Amazon packages possibly saved it from the disaster afflicting other passenger carriers

Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker recently partnered with Amazon to begin cargo flying under the Amazon Air brand. The partnership was announced in December, just a month before the novel coronavirus was widely known. As the demand for passenger flying sank and cargo flying grew, Bricker’s decision appeared to […]
A small airline’s ‘stroke of genius’ decision to carry Amazon packages possibly saved it from the disaster afflicting other passenger carriers
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Pilots likely lost control of the plane carrying Amazon cargo before the crash killed all 3 on board, according to an initial review of the cockpit recording

An Atlas Air cargo plane transporting Amazon goods crashed in Texas on February 23, killing all three people on board. The National Transportation Safety Board has finally extracted the plane’s so-called black boxes from the crash site. The NTSB said on Tuesday that its preliminary review of the cockpit audio […]
Pilots likely lost control of the plane carrying Amazon cargo before the crash killed all 3 on board, according to an initial review of the cockpit recording