Monday, July 15, 2024

FTA: Heathrow expansion vital to UK’s global trading position

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says increasing airport capacity in the South East of England is vital if the UK is to retain its position as a global trading hub. The association was responding to the UK Government’s Draft Airports National Policy Statement, and called for a swift resolution to discussions over the construction of a […]

IATA study finds air cargo connectivity boosts global trade participation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a study yesterday at the Air Cargo Media Day in Geneva, which it says identifies a quantitative link between a country’s air cargo connectivity and its participation in global trade. The association says the study it commissioned, with research carried out by Developing Trade Consultants, found a one per cent […]

Trade between North and South America boosting National

National Airlines says it has enjoyed “a meaningful improvement in business trends” in the fourth quarter and remains “optimistic for the outlook for global trade”. The Florida-headquartered charter and scheduled service passenger and cargo airline explains since the beginning of October, it has seen overall business trends improve by five to 10 per cent year-on-year, as global […]