Jamaica, New York, May 25, 2009 —
Cargo Airport Services USA LLC (CAS) has been awarded the cargo warehouse and ramp handling contract with Yangtze River Express Cargo at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport .
Yangtze River Express Airlines, headquartered in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, is a joint-venture company of China airlines (CI) and HNA (HU). The DFW schedule will consist of four Boeing 747/400 freighter operations weekly with direct service to Shanghai (PVG). The new service will bring a new economic benefit to the North Texas Region and additional cargo lift capacity direct to China. CAS commenced ground handling service at DFW this spring 2009 serving China Airlines.
Michael A. Duffy, president of CAS, said, "We are very excited to have expanded our operations at Dallas/Fort Worth and are pleased to serve a second carrier since we opened at DFW on April 1, 2009. We look forward to utilizing our experience in handling Asian carriers and to contributing to the success of Yangtze River in the Texas market."