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XPO suing competitor YRC over theft of trade secrets

XPO suing competitor YRC over theft of trade secrets

February 11, 2016 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

XPO Logistics entered the less-than-truckload (LTL) market with itsUS$3 billion acquisition of Con-way trucking company in October last year, but apparently the entry into the market did not go as smoothly as had been planned. On Feb. 3, XPO filed a lawsuit against one of its biggest LTL competitors, YRCRead More

New TSA directive unpopular with forwarders

New TSA directive unpopular with forwarders

February 11, 2016 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

A new directive from the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requiring an additional security declaration to be displayed at intermediate points while tendered cargo is in transit, has drawn the ire of forwarders, which were not contacted for discussion of the rule before it was finalized on Jan. 29.Read More

More weekly cargo flights planned for Beijing

More weekly cargo flights planned for Beijing

February 11, 2016 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

The economy might be a little lazy in China, but express delivery, more than likely due to the popularity of e-commerce, shows no sign of slowing down. YTO Express Airlines, the air division of Shanghai-based YTO Express, has applied to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for 14 weeklyRead More

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Brussels probably wishes it had Ethiopian back

February 10, 2016 at 10:55 pm 0 comments

Brussels Airport (BRU) experienced a 2.4 percent decline in cargo demand last month, compared to January 2015, handling just over 9,500 tonnes. The decrease, according to the airport, is “entirely attributed” to losses in the full-freight segment (-11.5 percent), which is still recovering from Ethiopian Airlines’ departure from Brussels becauseRead More

PACAVI cements A320 conversion partnership with GAMECO

PACAVI cements A320 conversion partnership with GAMECO

February 10, 2016 at 10:23 pm 0 comments

US-based PACAVI Group and Chinese MRO GAMECO expanded their A320/A321 passenger-to-freighter conversion agreement, saying they intended to jointly offer a “one-stop-shop concept, offering tailored turnkey packages of airframe sourcing, purchase, customized conversion, and leasing or sale to airline customers of all tiers, worldwide.” David Harris, editor of our sister publication,Read More

ICAO CO2 emission standards closer to adoption

ICAO CO2 emission standards closer to adoption

February 10, 2016 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

This week in Montreal, 170 international experts on the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) unanimously recommended new environmental standards on CO2 emissions produced by aircraft. The standard has taken six years of negotiation and technical work to come together. If adopted by ICAO’s 36-stateRead More

WCS Preview: The value of air cargo

WCS Preview: The value of air cargo

February 10, 2016 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

As we put a challenging 2015 behind us and look forward to 2016, work here in IATA naturally focuses on preparations for the 10th World Cargo Symposium (WCS). The theme we have chosen for this year’s event in Berlin is “the value of air cargo.” This is a wide rangingRead More

More weekly cargo flights planned for Beijing

More weekly cargo flights planned for Beijing

February 11, 2016

The economy might be a little lazy in China, but express delivery, more than likely due to the popularity of e-commerce, shows no sign of slowing down. YTO Express Airlines, the air division of Shanghai-based YTO Express, has applied to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for 14 weeklyRead More

Ethiopian Cargo 777-F Artwork
K65450

Brussels probably wishes it had Ethiopian back

February 10, 2016

Brussels Airport (BRU) experienced a 2.4 percent decline in cargo demand last month, compared to January 2015, handling just over 9,500 tonnes. The decrease, according to the airport, is “entirely attributed” to losses in the full-freight segment (-11.5 percent), which is still recovering from Ethiopian Airlines’ departure from Brussels becauseRead More

New TSA directive unpopular with forwarders

New TSA directive unpopular with forwarders

February 11, 2016

A new directive from the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requiring an additional security declaration to be displayed at intermediate points while tendered cargo is in transit, has drawn the ire of forwarders, which were not contacted for discussion of the rule before it was finalized on Jan. 29.Read More