Policy

Could Schiphol be set to earn extra slots?

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol could be set to receive an increase in slots from 2021 but it will need to meet…

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Swedish forwarder to offer ‘carbon free’ airfreight

By Damian Brett

Sweden-based freight forwarder Scandinavian Logistics Partners (Scanlog) will cease selling traditional airfreight and is now launching Always Carbon Offset Airfreight…

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UK appoints logistics duo to advise on Brexit backstop solutions

The UK government has made two key logistics appointments as it looks to deliver its Brexit commitment to find workable…

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Fred Smith of FedEx slams ‘protectionist’ US trade policy

FedEx founder Fred Smith has renewed his criticism of President Trump and his administration’s simmering trade dispute with China, saying…

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IATA responds to Dutch plans for green tax on air cargo and passengers

By Damian Brett

IATA has published research claiming that people would rather see investment in green aviation technology than “environmental taxes” following the…

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FedEx sues US government over Chinese export rules

FedEx is suing the US government to obtain an exclusion to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)  if it mistakenly ships…

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East Midlands Airport calls on government to “unlock” its cargo potential

East Midlands Airport (EMA) wants the UK government to “unlock its potential” as a major airfreight hub, with management tabling…

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FTA wants air cargo at centre of the UK’s aviation strategy

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on the country’s government to place air cargo at the centre of…

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Polmans and Gadhia to take the reins at TIACA

By Damian Brett

Steven Polmans, Director Cargo and Logistics at Brussels Airport Company will take over as Chairman of The International Air Cargo…

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Belgium launches new BE-GATE digital customs platform

Belgian air and sea cargo gateways are to benefit from the introduction of a new customs platform designed to simplify…

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