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LATAM completes first of 42 Brazilian government cargo flights

By Damian Brett

LATAM has completed the first of 42 fights carrying medical masks acquired by Brazil’s Ministry of Health. The first batch…

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E-commerce faces tough cargo capacity shortage because of bellyhold reliance

By Damian Brett

IATA and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) have warned that the e-commerce sector is facing a shortage of air cargo…

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Failure to extend Brexit talks ‘very risky’, say UK forwarders

By Damian Brett

UK freight forwarder association BIFA has said that the government’s refusal to extend trade deal talks with the European Union…

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IATA renews call to keep air cargo flowing

By Damian Brett

IATA has renewed its calls for a coordinated approach among governments to keep air cargo flowing. The association said that…

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UN task force charters freighters and creates Covid-19 hubs

By Damian Brett

The World Health Organization (WHO) and World Food Programme (WFP) have outlined how they will utilise air cargo to move…

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UK handlers warn of imminent collapse of operations

By Damian Brett

The UK’s four main handling companies have warned that their operations at the UK’s airports could grind to a halt…

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IATA welcomes Brussels guidance on air cargo during coronavirus

By Damian Brett

IATA has welcomed the European Commission’s (EC) Guidelines on Facilitating Air Cargo Operations During the Covid-19 Outbreak. IATA said that…

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European pharma sector calls on the EU to keep medicine supply chains flowing

Medicines for Europe (MfE) has called on the European Union (EU) to keep international borders open and to secure trade…

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Beijing moves to beef up air cargo capacity

By Greg Waldron - Flight Global

Beijing will take steps to bolster domestic and international air cargo capacity amid the global coronavirus pandemic, including support for…

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COVID-19: FTA calls for extension of Brexit transition period

The UK logistics industry is calling on the Westminster government to seek an extension of the transition period for leaving…

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