Sunday, May 19, 2024

ACI World lays out road map for industry COVID-19 recovery

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published a policy brief outlining a road map for the airport industry’s recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Policy Brief – COVID-19: Relief Measures to Ensure the Survival of the Airport Industry – outlines exceptional measures to provide policy-makers with a comprehensive toolkit of solutions to […]

IATA reports e-AWB penetration rate up 1.3% in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says the electronic air waybill (e-AWB) penetration rate was 50.7 per cent in April. This is still well below the 62 per cent target by December this year, but up 1.3 per cent on the previous month. IATA says the volume of e-AWBs was 730,762 in the month, which […]

SIA Cargo attains CEIV Pharma certificate

Singapore Airlines Cargo (SIA Cargo) has gained the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Pharma certification. The carrier is the first in Asia Pacific to attain the certificate and SIA Cargo president, Chin Yau Seng says: “We are acutely aware of the important role that these shipments play in serving […]

ACW World Air Cargo Awards to take place on 10 May

Winners hold their trophies aloft at the Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards 2016 in Shanghai

The Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards 2017 will be held on Wednesday, 10 May at The Westin Grand Hotel in Munich. Voting will open on Monday, 9 January for the accolades, which are acclaimed in the air cargo community as the ‘Oscars’ of the industry as excellence is celebrated at a glittering gala event in […]

Subdued growth in emerging markets hit airfreight in 2015, ACI says

Air cargo markets were “substantially weaker” in 2015 compared to passenger figures with a modest 2.3 per cent growth in total freight, according to the Airports Council International (ACI). The association says this was largely due to subdued growth in emerging markets and developing economies, along with a more modest recovery in advanced economies. ACI […]