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14th World Cargo Symposium 2020

By Roger Hailey

​The World Cargo Symposium (WCS) is the largest and most prestigious annual event of its kind and the only one to…

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LATAM opens perishables hub in Sao Paulo

LATAM Cargo Group has opened a new $3.5m perishables hub in Guarulhos Airport, Sao Paulo, Brazil, increasing its perishable storage…

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IATA: Pressure appears to have eased on declining airfreight market

By Rachelle Harry

IATA’s latest airfreight market analysis, which details figures for November 2019, noted that industry-wide freight tonne kms (FTKs) dipped by…

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Etihad Cargo receives CEIV Fresh certification

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has been awarded IATA’s Centre of Excellence for Perishable Logistics…

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Powerful air cargo alliance takes aim at rogue lithium batteries

By Damian Brett

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and…

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IATA: Air cargo set to return to growth in 2020

By Damian Brett

Airline association IATA has predicted that the cargo sector will return to growth next year, while airlines are also expected…

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IATA: Volume decline continues, but expected to level off

By Rachelle Harry

Market demand remains weak, IATA reports in its September 2019 figures. Industry-wide, volumes declined by 4.5% in September year on…

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Céline Hourcade looks to the horizon

When Céline Hourcade announced in June that she was leaving IATA Cargo after 11 years at the forefront of airfreight…

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Cargo bosses fear reputational risk from trade sanctions as US imposes $1.3bn in penalites for 2019

Around 80% of cargo businesses named reputational risk as driving their trade sanctions and export risk compliance programmes as the…

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First-ever Madrid Air Cargo Day deemed a success

By Rachelle Harry

At the first Madrid Air Cargo Day, organised by Foro Madrid Cargo in collaboration with Spanish airport operator Aena and…

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