AMERICAS: American jumps onto perishables bandwagon
American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) has joined a swath of other airlines seeking to tap the higher yield perishables and pharma market, announcing recently the launch of its express temperaturecontrolled service Ã¢â‚¬“ ExpediteTC. The airline is now offering ExpediteTC to its customers worldwide; following what it said was a highly successful trial in the […]
October 1, 2009
AA Cargo said it worked closely with specialist container manufacturer Envirotainer to offer three container types for AmericanÃ¢â‚¬™s customers, including an LD3, LD7 and an Ã¢â‚¬Å“EÃ¢â‚¬Â type container, which can also be shipped on narrowbody aircraft. The result is a product that allows the customer to determine the internal temperature Ã¢â‚¬“ within a range of -20oC to +201oC (-4oF to 68oF).