Friday, June 21, 2024

Lars Magnusson joins TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee

Lars Magnusson is joining The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Shippers Advisory Committee as the new Ericsson Industry and Society representative. The committee is made up of representatives from different industries to encourage all sectors of the air cargo supply chain to engage in discussion and embrace new processes, technology and greater transparency. Magnusson is […]

Industry veteran Ulrich Ogiermann joins Volga-Dnepr

Industry veteran Ulrich Ogiermann has joined Volga-Dnepr Group as senior vice president for operations and deputy general director for CargoLogicManagement. He will be based in London and be responsible for the implementation of Volga-Dnepr’s international cargo airlines group strategy, managing control of the airlines’ annual operational results and standards compliance, as well as the network […]

Coming together for air cargo

According to the Oxford English Dictionary an association is “a group of people organised for a joint purpose” and in virtually no other industry is this more important than in air cargo, writes Stuart Flitton. While there are several bodies working in individual sectors of airfreight, The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is the only […]

TIACA internship programme nurtures young talent in Canada

TIACA welcomes six new members to the Board of Directors

TIACA is expanding its Air Cargo Supply Chain Internship this summer to develop talent among young airfreight professionals in Canada. The programme is being headed by Air Canada Cargo and involves staff from a number of Toronto-based logistics companies taking part in a series of visits at each other’s sites to learn and explore new […]

CSQ concludes pilot phase before launch

TIACA has now concluded the one-month pilot stage of its new online Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) tool. Cargo operators at eighteen airports, including Asia Airfreight Terminal in Hong Kong, Celebi Cargo Terminal and Delhi Cargo Service Centre in Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Celebi Cargo Terminal in Istanbul, Menzies Bobba and Air India SATS […]

TIACA denies it is a ‘spent force’

TIACA welcomes six new members to the Board of Directors

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has hit back at claims by airfreight industry blogger Nigel Tomkins that it is “a spent force” and the industry body is “on the brink” of financial collapse. Writing on his Air Cargo Eye blog, veteran airfreight industry journalist Tomkins bases his claims on what he describes as “confidential […]

TIACA unveils new website and logo

TIACA welcomes six new members to the Board of Directors

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has updated its logo and unveiled new websites to underpin its new vision supporting the development of efficient, modern and unified air cargo. The new logo has a globe drawn using a 3D version of the kinetic lines in the original version, and the TIACA acronym, with the final […]

TIACA and ACI to work together to champion air cargo industry

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) will work with Airports Council International (ACI) to champion collaboration and efficiency, and promote best practice across the global air cargo industry. The associations will cooperate on a range of issues while backing each other’s events, with TIACA hosting panel debates at the 28th ACI Europe/World Annual General Assembly […]

TIACA launches pilot for Cargo Service Quality Tool

The International Air Transport Association (TIACA) has launched the pilot for its online Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) Tool with 15 cargo terminals trialling the scheme. The tool allows forwarders to rate and review service quality they receive at participating hubs, based on factors including processes, technology, facilities, regulators and general airport infrastructure. The initiative aims […]

Blockchain and Big Data to lead seminar debates at TIACA’S 2018 Air Cargo Forum

The blurring line between logistics and technology services, and the transformational power of Blockchain and Big Data will take centre stage at TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto, Canada from October 16 – 18. Logistics leaders and top business experts, including Dragon’s Den Canada host and OMX founder Nicole Verkindt, will take to […]

TIACA partners with NAP to strengthen presence in Asia

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is strengthening its presence in Asia with a strategic partnership with Hong Kong based air cargo network, Neutral Air Partner (NAP). The two organisations will work together on events, networking opportunities, and training initiatives globally, as well as promoting industry best practice in Asia. They will present their objectives […]

Airforwarders Association creates new alliance with TIACA

The Airforwarders Association (AfA) and The International Air Transport Association (TIACA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation on various industry matters. The MoU is the first stage of an alliance between the organisations, which they say will enable them to strengthen cooperation on aviation matters by: shared participation in each other’s […]

TIACA strengthens presence in Latin America with new partnerships

TIACA has strengthened its presence in Latin America by signing memoranda of understanding (MoU) with key organisations and by appointing a sales agent in the region. The MoUs are with Buenos Aires, Argentina-based Americas Alliance (AA), Bogota, Colombia-headquartered Federation of National Associations of Cargo Agents and International Logistical Operators of Latin America and the Caribbean […]

TIACA and AFRAA sign MoU to support cargo development in Africa

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work closely on issues affecting air cargo, from security to digitisation. The MoU was signed at the 49th AFRAA Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Kigali, Rwanda, and TIACA will collaborate with AFRAA’s 40 members from […]

Des Vertannes inducted into TIACA Hall of Fame

Air cargo veteran and former IATA head of cargo Des Vertannes has been inducted into the TIACA Hall of Fame. Vertannes has fostered and led industry collaboration in e-freight, cargo security and handling, initiated the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) and pushed to modernise the relationship between airlines and forwarders over a career spanning […]

Celebi Delhi and Astral Aviation CEOs join TIACA board of directors

TIACA is expanding its global reach by welcoming the CEOs of Celebi Delhi Cargo and Astral Aviation to the board of directors. Ramesh Mamidala is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management, and has over 22 years of air cargo experience, having previously worked for companies including Qatar Airways and Emirates […]

Ethiopian Airlines to host ICAO Global Air Cargo Development Forum

Ethiopian Airlines is to host the ICAO Global Air Cargo Development Forum from 27 – 29 June with the theme “Action for the Sustainable Development of Air Cargo in Africa”. The forum, which will be held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa conference hall, will bring together policy-makers, air transport regulators, representatives from […]

ACE: Give the customer more choice as to how to interact

Giving the customer the choice of how they want to interact may be the key to customer satisfaction, delegates were told at air cargo europe on 11 May. In the session ‘Reorganizing sales and customer service to match today’s new customers’, co-host Dr Joachim Ehrenthal, who is the owner of software company said customers […]

TIACA to work with Indonesia to help airfreight grow

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) will work with the Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA) and other freight companies in Indonesia to support the region’s growing airfreight industry. The announcement was made at the start of the two-day Indonesian Air Cargo Summit in Jakarta, which brings together over 200 industry leaders to explore opportunities […]

KLM Cargo and Icelandair Cargo welcomed as TIACA trustee members

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has welcomed KLM Cargo and Icelandair Cargo as its newest trustee members. Both members are long-standing TIACA members and the new status means they will help elect the board of directors that manages affairs and establishes its policy. Icelandair Cargo serves 54 destinations in Europe and North America including […]

Miami to host TIACA Air Cargo Forum 2020

The TIACA Air Cargo Forum is to take place in Miami in 2020, co-locating with Multimodal Americas and Supply Chain Americas. The 2020 event will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, which is undergoing a $525 million renovation ready to bring together supply chain decision makers from across the globe for The International […]

Jettainer wins more contracts and looks to expand further

Jettainer has signed a deal with Brussels Airlines to control and maintain its fleet of unit load devices (ULD) from the spring of 2017, as it continues its consistent growth. Jettainer will look after a fleet of about 1,000 ULDs over the next five years and it will set up a ULD controller at Brussels […]

Boeing predicts 4.2% annual growth for next 20 years

Cargo is expected to grow by 4.2 per cent annually in revenue tonne kilometres for the next 20 years, Boeing predicts in its World Air Cargo Forecast. Speaking at The International Air Cargo Association Air Cargo Forum in Paris on 26 October, vice president – marketing, Randy Tinseth says it will be a few years […]

Polmans pushes for collaboration upon joining TIACA board

Brussels Airport Company (BAC) head of cargo, Steven Polmans has pledged to continue encouraging greater collaboration across the supply chain following his appointment to The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) board of directors. Polmans has over 15 years of experience in the aviation industry, joining BAC in 2010 and being promoted to head of cargo […]

Doug Brittin to retire as TIACA secretary general

Doug Brittin is to retire as the secretary general of The International Air Transport Association (TIACA) after three years in charge. A selection committee chaired by TIACA vice chairman, Sebastiaan Scholte, who is also the chief executive officer of Jan de Rijk Logistics, has been established and has commenced the process of reviewing and recruiting […]

ESC chairman, Denis Choumert joins TIACA board

European Shippers’ Council (ESC) chairman, Denis Choumert has been appointed to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) board of directors. Choumert, who has been chairman of the ESC since 2012, has held high-level operational roles in engineering and project management, procurement, and transport and logistics for over two decades and holds director level appointments on […]

Emirates SkyCargo SVP, Nabil Sultan joins TIACA board

Emirates SkyCargo’s senior vice president, Nabil Sultan has joined The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) board of directors. Sultan, who has worked at Emirates since 1990, has been senior vice president since 2013 and has held a number of management and leadership positions in that time. Commenting on his appointment, Sultan says: “Air cargo is […]

Mechanisms needed to make 100% e-freight adoption a reality

The air cargo industry needs mechanisms to make 100 per cent e-freight adoption a reality, delegates at the Kale Thought Leadership Summit for Air Cargo agreed. At the CLEAR VIEW summit, which took place on 11 and 12 February at the Hotel Hyatt Regency in Dubai, delegates from companies including Celebi, Swissport, Vienna Airport, Lufthansa, […]

Incheon’s Kwang-Soo Lee joins TIACA board

Incheon International Airport’s vice president for marketing, Kwang-Soo Lee has joined The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) board of directors. Lee joined Incheon in 1998 having worked in aviation at Northwest Airlines since 1990. Before this he worked at the electronics company, Samsung. He graduated from the Korea Aerospace University in 1984 and has a […]