Oliver Evans has spent nearly 40 years proving that linguistics and logistics are a good mix. Evans, chief cargo officer for Swiss International Airlines, nearly became a translator following his graduation from the University of Manchester in 1976.
IAG Cargo became the first air carrier to win a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification by the U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. Additionally, the carrier has earned the status of Wholesale Distribution Authorization (WDA) for pharmaceuticals for use by humans and animals. The certification, announced on Dec. 17, assures that IAG Cargo has met the highest standards for handling time- and temperature-sensitive shipments originating or terminating through its... Read more
Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific, and Dragonair cargo, its wholly owned... Read more
Looking ahead to the winter season and the rest of 2015, Air Canada is... Read more
Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, launched nonstop widebody service... Read more
Starting next September, Boeing said it plans to scale back its production of... Read more
This is the air cargo chargeable weight change year over year, including intra-regional air cargo. Asia Pacific, North America and Africa saw the largest increases for June 2014. Source: WorldACD Market Data
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