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Schiphol freighter slots may be increased

Freighter services at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport could be increased after the Dutch government reversed its previous rejection of the ‘local…

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Airfreight is vital to UK economy, says report

The UK economy is more dependent on airfreight than many of its neighbours, with nearly half (by value) of the…

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IATA warns of ‘no deal Brexit’ chaos

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent action by the UK and the European Union to put…

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Lack of Brexit progress a threat to trade, says FTA

UK shipper and logistics group, the Freight Transport Association (FTA), has reacted with "frustration" at the lack of progress in…

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UK CMA opens up investigation into Atlantic Joint Business Agreement

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement (AJBA). Four airlines…

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Reauthorised FAA legislation has “significant importance” for forwarders

The US Airforwarders Association (AfA) has welcomed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act, which contains legislation of “significant importance…

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Single pilot study fails to take-off in FAA’s Reauthorization Bill

A study into single pilot aircraft operations has not been included in a Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill signed by…

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Dutch government set to assess airfreight’s contribution to the nation’s economy

Dutch infrastructure minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen looks set to launch an investigation into airfreight’s contribution to the Netherlands economy, with…

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US shippers hit out at latest round of US tariffs

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has criticised the latest round of US tariffs on Chinese products, saying that American families…

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Wildlife traffickers “highly dependent” on commercial air transport

A new report on global wildlife trafficking seizures in air transport reveals that criminals are "highly dependent" on commercial air…

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