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Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

September 22, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Even as the damages from Hurricane Maria are still being assessed in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, more relief continues to arrive to the storm-ravaged region. A 747-400 freighter operated by U.K.-based CargoLogicAir (see photo above) departed from the East Midlands Airport yesterday, carrying 110 tonnes of goods onRead More

Is airfreight doing enough to tackle cargo crime? [VIDEO]

Is airfreight doing enough to tackle cargo crime? [VIDEO]

September 22, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

BUDAPEST – “The product comes first,” said Jason Breakwell, vice chairman of the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) program for the EMEA region. “And generally, high-value products are moving in and out of affluent counties.” All this means that cargo crime hits much closer to home than many airfreight companiesRead More

Changi Airport’s August freight volumes are more good news for industry

Changi Airport’s August freight volumes are more good news for industry

September 22, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

August’s double-digit airfreight volume growth at Singapore Changi Airport is yet another indicator of good news for the airfreight industry, where results, so far, for the month have reflected growing demand for air cargo. Airfreight throughput at the airport rose 10.7 percent, year-over-year, in August to 180,590 tonnes. August cargoRead More

Exports are taking off at Rickenbacker Airport

Exports are taking off at Rickenbacker Airport

September 22, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

The fashion industry, and the many retailers based in Ohio, have made Rickenbacker Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S., a sustainable cargo-only airport for scheduled freighters and charters, such as Qatar Airways Cargo’s 777 freighter flight earlier this month. However, the airport is also seeing dramatic increases in exports for products,Read More

LATAM Cargo posts stronger August numbers, but still down for 2017

LATAM Cargo posts stronger August numbers, but still down for 2017

September 22, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

LATAM Airlines Cargo reported its fourth straight month of gains in revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs) for August. However, the beleaguered Chilean carrier’s RTKs, year-to-date, are still lower compared with the same period in 2016, as struggling Latin American economies weighed on cargo volumes in the region during the first halfRead More

DP-DHL introduces Resilience360 tool to identify supply chain disruption risk

DP-DHL introduces Resilience360 tool to identify supply chain disruption risk

September 21, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

This year’s hurricane season has been devastating for the communities impacted by the series of storms so far in the Caribbean region, and disaster relief charities like Airlink and LIFT are providing shining examples of compassion in the midst of large losses. Even after the hurricane season finally ends, completeRead More

Footing the bill: Who’s going to pay for our pricey standards?

Footing the bill: Who’s going to pay for our pricey standards?

September 21, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

BUDAPEST – Without unifying standards, airfreight will remain fragmented, leaving carriers, forwarders, ground handlers and everyone in between vulnerable to disruption – and shelling out big bucks to navigating multiple communications and tracking standards, according to speakers here at this year’s Air Cargo Handling Conference. “If we really want toRead More

Live data access arrives for Cargo iQ members [VIDEO]

Live data access arrives for Cargo iQ members [VIDEO]

September 21, 2017 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

For the first time, IATA’s Cargo iQ is giving its members real-time access to their data through its online self-service platform Air Cargo Intelligence Hub. The move is intended to improve performance across the logistics chain, allowing Cargo iQ customers to access their data and compare it with Cargo iQRead More