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Year: 2016

Air battling with sea for increased market share

Getting food to a customer’s plate as fresh, tasty and nutritious as possible has been the mantra of retailers and

Growing demand from customers for ‘visibility’ of perishables

A major issue and demand in airfreight is for operators to provide customer visibility throughout the entire supply chain for

HAE targets expansion in Africa and Indian Subcontinent

Africa and the Indian Subcontinent are the target markets for HAE in 2017, as it eyes new general sales and

Air Logistics predicting a very interesting 2017

The changing global political landscape could make for an interesting year in 2017, Air Logistics Group chief executive officer, Stephen

Cool Chain Association appoints de Walle to key role

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has appointed Renate de Walle as its new treasurer and director of the board. The

Amerijet working on IATA CEIV and other initiatives for 2017

Amerijet is in the final stages of attaining the International Air Transport Association’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in

Global airfreight forecasted to grow 3.2% up to 2021

The global airfreight market is forecasted to grow by 3.2 per cent annually between 2016 and 2021 following years of

Premium products proving a success at IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo’s Critical service has been described as a “roaring success” with some unexpected customers using it, commercial director David

Air cargo quality programme eyed by new TIACA secretary general

The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) new incoming secretary general, Vladimir Zubkov (pictured) takes the helm at arguably one of

DSV restructures management team

Freight forwarder DSV has appointed two new divisional chief commercial officers (CCO) to “further develop our commercial activities and customer

Increasing perishables to Asia the main focus for Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways (KQ) is looking to develop new Asian markets for the Africa countries flower-led perishables industry, acting general manager

TAPA calls for greater sharing of incident intelligence

Law enforcement agencies, insurers, manufacturers and logistics service providers are being asked to share cargo crime intelligence with the Transported

Qantas Melbourne – Tokyo Narita services take off

Qantas’ first Melbourne – Tokyo Narita service has taken off, with daily flights catering for strong demand for capacity between

Tough business environment in Brazil as weak economy takes its toll

2016 has been a challenging year for RIOgaleao Cargo as it has been for most Brazilian airports, which it says

Cargolux joins European airline association A4E

Cargolux Airlines International has joined Europe’s largest airline association – Airlines for Europe (A4E). A4E says to accommodate to the

Atlas Air upbeat on future of air cargo as it looks to e-commerce

This year has been a busy one for Atlas Air with the $106 million acquisition of Southern Air and the

More excellence programmes on the radar of IATA

The International’s Air Transport Association’s (IATA) senior manager for special cargo, Andrea Gruber said the association is looking into anymore

Emirates adds Fort Lauderdale to US network

Emirates has started flying to its 11th US destination with daily Boeing 777-200LR flights to Fort Lauderdale in Florida. The

Brussels Airport recovering following terrorist attacks

Brussels Airport is on the rise following a difficult start to 2016, when airlines moved and it was hit by

IATA: Wildlife trafficking getting severe and a growing problem

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has started carrying out airport wildlife trafficking assessments – working with the World Customs

Heathrow expects record breaking December as it gears up for Christmas

With final preparations for the festive season in full swing, Heathrow Airport is predicting it will handle over 130,000 tonnes

Lobster worth millions takes flight for the holidays from Halifax

Millions of dollars worth of Nova Scotia seafood will be shipped overseas again this holiday season and due to the

Full steam ahead for Istanbul New Airport

Construction of Istanbul New Airport is continuing at full speed, and IGA Airport Operation chief executive officer, Hüseyin Keskin tells

A good year in 2016 for Singapore Changi Airport

Cargo volumes have continued strong growth at Changi Airport, with October up 8.9 per cent to 177,000 tonnes. Singapore’s airport

Lufthansa and VC agree on arbitration as seek solution

Lufthansa and the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have agreen on arbitration for the collective wage agreement and are aiming

Marcel de Nooijer appointed Air France KLM Cargo EVP

Marcel de Nooijer has been appointed Air France KLM Cargo executive vice president and will also join the airline’s executive

ACW World Air Cargo Awards to take place on 10 May

The Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards 2017 will be held on Wednesday, 10 May at The Westin Grand

Icelandair Cargo boosted by capacity expansion

Fleet upgrades have extended the cargo possibilities for Icelandair Cargo as the addition of widebody aircraft on routes has boosted

WFS names Clark as global head of safety & security

David Clark is to join Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) on 27 February next year as global head of safety &

American Airlines flies rescue dogs to new homes

American Airlines Cargo has helped dozens of rescue dogs find new homes for the holiday season by partnering with Dallas-based

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