Policy

India limits non-scheduled freighter flights to six airports

By Damian Brett

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has limited non-scheduled and ad hoc cargo flights by foreign carriers to six…

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Air cargo not yet prepared for Covid-19 vaccine

By Damian Brett

A survey of air cargo stakeholders has found that only 28% of the sector feels well prepared for a Covid-19…

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Schiphol cargo community creates vaccine task force

By Damian Brett

The Schiphol cargo community has created a task force to prepare for a Covid-19 vaccine. A taskforce led by Air…

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Row erupts over post-Brexit border delays

By Damian Brett

UK hauliers have been warned to expect delays of up to two days and queues of up to 7,000 trucks…

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Preighters’ flight-time limited to reduce fire risk

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

European safety regulators are intending to impose a 2,000h flight-time limit on passenger aircraft converted to transport freight (also known…

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SAL takes over operation of more airport customs security areas

By Damian Brett

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has started operating customs security areas across most of Saudi Arabia’s airports. It is hoped the…

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UK forwarders concerned about the end of EU transition period

By Damian Brett

UK forwarders have significant reservations over whether they will have the capacity to handle major changes to the UK’s trading…

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Airforwarders Association: Is the forwarding industry ready for a Covid-19 vaccine?

By Brandon Fried - Airforwarders Association

In the second article of a new column series from the Airforwarders Association, executive director Brandon Fried outlines outlines how…

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IATA: Air cargo sector must act now to overcome the challenges of vaccine distribution

By Rachelle Harry

Air cargo has not only been a lifeline for the financially-troubled aviation sector, it has also acted as a lifeline…

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ICAO and UPU urge governments to support air cargo

By Damian Brett

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) have urged governments to support the air cargo…

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