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PMA, dock workers pen new contract

PMA, dock workers pen new contract

May 26, 2015 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

Ending an 11-month-long disagreement, which was an unexpected gift for the airfreight industry, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new labor contract with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in late May. The ILWU has agreed to ratify the new contract, which will officiallyRead More

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Report refutes claims of Gulf carrier interference

May 26, 2015 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

Research and a subsequent report by Washington, D.C.-based consultancy Edgeworth Economics, commissioned on behalf of Etihad Airways, claimed the Gulf carrier’s services to the United States have actually increased traffic numbers for the U.S.-based carriers. The study claimed that passenger numbers for Delta Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines haveRead More

FAA loosens up on drones

May 26, 2015 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it will allow the testing of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to be flown at or below 200 feet at six approved test sites in the United States. A certificate of waiver or authorization will be required, but it drops the ceiling fromRead More

MASkargo begins Bangalore service

May 26, 2015 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

MASkargo has launched an A330-200 freighter flight to Bangalore, India, which is scheduled to fly into Bengaluru International Airport from Kuala Lumpur every Friday. The weekly freighter flight will offer a total capacity of 60 tonnes. The freighter service was planned to meet expected market demand to connect Kuala LumpurRead More

Freighter Fleet Expansion Projected to Continue, New Forecast Finds

Freighter Fleet Expansion Projected to Continue, New Forecast Finds

May 26, 2015 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

Demand for freighter aircraft continues to trend higher, according to an exclusive forecast issued today by Air Cargo Management Group, a leading global consultancy and Cargo Facts’s parent.

Hactl recognized for environmental stewardship

May 22, 2015 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) was the recipient of the Transport and Logistics Silver Award, in the 2014 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence. This was the first time Hactl has gone through the three-stage assessment process to win the award, which is conducted by a panel ofRead More

UPS poll reveals great expectations for high-tech

UPS poll reveals great expectations for high-tech

May 22, 2015 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

High-tech companies expect robust growth in their industry, and they are beefing up their supply chain networks in preparation. This is according to the fifth annual survey conducted for UPS by IDC Manufacturing Insights. The survey, called the “Change in the (Supply) Chain” (CITC), founds that high-tech companies are increasinglyRead More

ETI Ethihad 777-F Taxi at Paine Field, Everett WA
K65335-02

Report refutes claims of Gulf carrier interference

May 26, 2015

Research and a subsequent report by Washington, D.C.-based consultancy Edgeworth Economics, commissioned on behalf of Etihad Airways, claimed the Gulf carrier’s services to the United States have actually increased traffic numbers for the U.S.-based carriers. The study claimed that passenger numbers for Delta Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines haveRead More

MASkargo begins Bangalore service

May 26, 2015

MASkargo has launched an A330-200 freighter flight to Bangalore, India, which is scheduled to fly into Bengaluru International Airport from Kuala Lumpur every Friday. The weekly freighter flight will offer a total capacity of 60 tonnes. The freighter service was planned to meet expected market demand to connect Kuala LumpurRead More

FAA loosens up on drones

May 26, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it will allow the testing of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to be flown at or below 200 feet at six approved test sites in the United States. A certificate of waiver or authorization will be required, but it drops the ceiling fromRead More