October 2019

American Airlines Cargo’s digital drive gathers momentum with iCargo roll out

American Airlines Cargo (AA Cargo) began rolling out a new end-to-end cargo management system on October 1. Powered by the…

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ACI World notes ‘downward pressure’

According to data compiled and analysed by Airports Council International (ACI) World, the global airfreight market continued to decline in…

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FedEx and ParcelHero: ‘Brexmas’ crisis averted…

With Brexit having been delayed – again – shippers and supply chains operating between the UK and Europe are expressing…

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Drewry: airfreight rates continue to decline

Drewry’s East West Airfreight Price Index climbed 8.36% between August and September to reach a reading of 90.8 – but…

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People, profit, planet: cool chain sustainability

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) is to hold its third Americas Conference, Sustainability Matters, in Los Angeles on 18-20 November….

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IAG Cargo announces Q3 decline

IAG Cargo saw its third-quarter revenues slide by 9% compared to the July–September period of last year, to €269mn ($300mn)….

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Cathay carries contender cars

Cathay Pacific Cargo’s Amsterdam team has flown three cars from the Netherlands to the 31st Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The…

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Cathay Pacific expects positive peak

Following the release of its September traffic figures earlier this month, which showed a slight improvement on August, Cathay Pacific…

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Air Cargo Americas: Airlines take on the e-commerce challenge

By Damian Brett

Airlines are increasingly targeting the e-commerce market with door-to-door services similar to those traditionally offered by integrators. Speaking at the…

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Air Cargo Americas: Miami hopes to expand e-commerce pre-clearance programme

By Damian Brett

Miami International Airport (MIA) is hoping to expand the e-commerce pre-clearance programme it has set up with Brazil to other…

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Atlas Air Worldwide releases third-quarter figures

By Rachelle Harry

Atlas Air Worldwide has revealed its third-quarter results for this year. From January to September, the airline reported an income…

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Poster campaign for consumers: how air cargo delivers the goods

IATA has launched its ‘Air cargo makes it happen’ campaign that aims to raise awareness of air cargo’s important role…

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DHL Express expands its Canadian footprint in Hamilton

DHL is investing C$100 in a new cargo facility at Canada’s John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport to meet double-digit…

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Flexport partners with SF Express for smarter logistics in China

Freight forwarder Flexport is partnering with Chinese logistics specialist SF Express to offer a one-stop-shop for freight services, including full…

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FAIR@Link goes live at Hamburg Airport

The FAIR@Link portal has gone live for air cargo handling at Hamburg Airport Cargo Center after a six-month test phase….

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dnata to expand at Manchester Airport with £30m cargo handling facility

Air services provider dnata is to expand its presence at Manchester Airport in the UK after committing to a new…

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Ray Crane promoted to vice president of operations at Peli BioThermal

Peli BioThermal has promoted Ray Crane to vice president of operations at the temperature-controlled packaging specialist. Until this appointment, Crane…

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Cargo bosses fear reputational risk from trade sanctions as US imposes $1.3bn in penalites for 2019

Around 80% of cargo businesses named reputational risk as driving their trade sanctions and export risk compliance programmes as the…

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Kerry Logistics wins contract to execute Smiffys’ international growth

By Rachelle Harry

Kerry Logistics has been chosen by UK-based fancy dress company Smiffys to help it carry out its international expansion plans….

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LATAM Airlines Brazil boosts São Paulo-Mount Pleasant cargo link

LATAM Airlines Brazil’s new weekly flight from São Paulo to Mount Pleasant Airport on the Falkland Islands will launch on…

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