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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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High Court dismisses legal challenges to Heathrow’s third runway

The High Court in London has ruled against campaigners challenging the legality of the UK government’s decision to allow a…

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UK flights “protected in no deal Brexit scenario”

UK government sets out detailed plans confirming protection for flights in a no deal scenario EU no deal aviation regulation also about…

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Miami airport and Brazilian Post Office launch expedited shipping for e-commerce

Miami International Airport (MIA) and Brazilian post office Correios have launched an expedited shipping service for e-commerce packages. The Compra…

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US transport department guidance on available services during government shutdown

The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has posted its contingency shutdown plans online. While providing information for department workers affected…

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