• ITVI.USA
    15,466.420
    -70.120
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  • OTLT.USA
    2.742
    -0.012
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  • OTRI.USA
    20.530
    0.040
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  • OTVI.USA
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  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
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    0.000
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  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
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  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
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  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.330
    0.020
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.170
    0.020
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  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.080
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  • WAIT.USA
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    -1.000
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  • ITVI.USA
    15,466.420
    -70.120
    -0.5%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.742
    -0.012
    -0.4%
  • OTRI.USA
    20.530
    0.040
    0.2%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,439.080
    -68.090
    -0.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.300
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.140
    0.190
    6.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.590
    0.150
    10.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.330
    0.020
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.170
    0.020
    0.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.080
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  • WAIT.USA
    125.000
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EGL PLANS EXPANSION OF INTERNATIONAL FREIGHTER SERVICES

EGL PLANS EXPANSION OF INTERNATIONAL FREIGHTER SERVICES

   EGL Inc., the Dallas-based forwarder that recently merged with Circle International, said that it is is planning to expand its international freighter activities with the launch of a transatlantic service.

   The move will follow the start on Oct. 16 of a twice-weekly transpacific MD-11 freighter service.

   EGL is extending its U.S. domestic charter operations internationally, a spokesman for the company in Europe said.

   The transpacific service stops at Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, Calif.; Honololu, Hawaii; Guam; Taipei, Taiwan; and Austin. The service, which provides guaranteed space and feeds into the company’s U.S. charter system, has been so successful that EGL is now looking at starting a service to connect the U.S. Midwest and central Europe, the spokesman said.

   EGL had first considered starting a round-the-world freighter service, but decided to start with a transpacific-only service “because of the high yields available on cargoes between Asia and the U.S.,” the spokesman added.

   EGL is the largest domestic heavy-weight air freight forwarder in the U.S.

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