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Month: April 2015

Fall in volumes at Amsterdam Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has seen cargo volumes fall by 1.8 per cent in the first three months of 2015 to

Thailand set to speed up e-AWB adoption

The Thailand airfreight industry is set to speed up its adoption of electronic air waybills (e-AWB), according to organisers of

US trade legislation welcomed

FedEx, UPS and the Airforwarders Association (AfA) have all welcomed the introduction of trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation, allowing fast

Regulators must allow early data entry, TIACA says

Regulators must let all supply chain firms submit advance data as early as possible and make submissions easy for small

IATA: Volumes forecast to strengthen in 2015

Airfreight volumes are forecast to rise in the first quarter and for the remainder of 2015, compared last year, according

Joint venture agreed between Cargolux and Oman Air

Cargolux and Oman Air have started a joint venture aimed at helping Oman Air grow its cargo operations and develop

CNS 2015: Cybercrime security experts warn of hackers

Hackers can be inside corporate computer networks in 90 seconds and can sit and wait before stealing data or causing

CNS 2015: High US dollar rate causing concern

The strength of the US dollar is becoming a cause for concern with the potential for an export slow down,

CNS 2015: Schiphol posts video on social media to target Indian customers

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol spent 5,500 euros ($5,940) on an animation video it has posted online after studying for a year

Cargo tracking to be developed in Kansas

THE south central Kansas (US) region could develop a real-time networked communications airborne Internet with specialised air cargo data sets

Pegasus to fly Gatwick-Istanbul

Pegasus Airlines will launch flights between Gatwick Airport and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport from 1 May.

Swiss International Air Lines and Swiss Post to test delivery drone

The Swiss government's postal company Swiss Post will be testing an unmanned air vehicle to deliver packages of one kilogramme

Menzies employee falls asleep in Alaska Airlines hold

Alaska Airlines Flight 448 had to return to Seattle (US) 14 minutes after its departure because a baggage handler had

Volumes increase strongly in February, IATA

Airfreight volumes increased, "very strongly," in February compared to January, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Monthly volume surge of 10.4% at airports, ACI

Airports across the globe saw airfreight volumes surge by 10.4 per cent in February compared to the same month last

Conflict repository launched by ICAO

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) last week launched its prototype conflict zone risk information website it calls a repository.

Carson Air fatal crash

Carson Air Flight 66 crashed north of Vancouver (Canada) in the North Shore Mountains on 13 April after departing Vancouver

UK Parties promise airports response

All the major UK political parties have promised in their election policy documents to respond to the Airports Commission's final

FedEx buys TNT Express

FedEx has had a takeover bid of 4.4 billion euros ($4.8 billion) for Dutch courier delivery firm TNT Express accepted

Integrators drive Brussels Airport increases

Brussels Airport has seen cargo volumes rise by 9.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 to 120,117 tonnes,

Al Mazrouei appointed as Abu Dhabi Airports chief executive

Abu Dhabi Airports appointed Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei as its chief executive officer on Sunday 5 April.

‘Brighter’ outlook for Europe

Europe's airports recorded overall airfreight volume growth of 2.9 per cent in February, compared to the same month in 2014,

Sea freight labour dispute boosts airfreight

The timing of the Lunar New Year and the US West coast port congestion boosted airfreight in February, according to

Lambert-St Louis could be ‘key hub’ for Mexico

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport could strike a deal this year with Mexico to develop cargo activity through St. Louis, which is

Manston airport election pledges

MANSTON AIRPORT could be subjected to a compulsory purchase order (CPO) by Thanet District Council (TDC), depending on which party

ANA, United venture gets OK

ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS (ANA) and United Airlines Cargo have received anti-trust immunity from Japan's ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and

AAIB: Heating likely cause for MLG failure at East Midlands Airport

UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) says the likely origin of the main landing gear (MLG) failure of the Boeing

Middle East leads airport growth for 2014

Cargo and mail volumes have risen by 4.5 per cent in 2014, with the Middle East seeing the largest percentage

Regional funding could aid cargo

The UK government's Department of Transport (DofT) has received 19 bids for funding to operate international and domestic routes at

2015 starts strong for Changi Airport

Changi Airport has seen cargo volumes increase by 3.9 per cent in the first two months of 2015, with February

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