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Dutch shipper groups welcome progress at Lelystad Airport

By Damian Brett

Dutch shipper and logistics groups have welcomed reports that the opening of Lelystad Airport has taken a step forward, potentially…

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US delays China tariff increases for certain products

By Damian Brett

The ongoing tariff trade war between China and the US took an unexpected twist last night when the US announced…

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US–China trade tension hits Hong Kong

The ongoing dispute between the US and China is having an impact on Hong Kong’s air imports and exports, according…

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UK logistics sector needs extension of contingency measures, says FTA

Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called for an extension to the measures which were put in place in advance of…

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FTA ‘No deal Brexit’ memo to Johnson and Hunt: Keep Britain trading

Britain’s next Prime Minister, either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, has been warned by the FTA that a ‘No deal…

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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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