Carriers

In Good Time: Time-critical services save the day for a just-in-time world

In Good Time: Time-critical services save the day for a just-in-time world

March 2, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

On an aircraft, certain parts, like wing surfaces and engine fan blades, are absolutely critical pieces of equipment. The same might be said about a professional soccer player and his shoes. If those shoes don’t make the trip, the player is sidelined. This scenario occurred recently when a key playerRead More

dnata opens new airside cargo facility in Australia

dnata opens new airside cargo facility in Australia

March 2, 2017 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

Cargo handler dnata, owned by the Emirates Group, has opened a new airside cargo facility at Adelaide Airport, increasing the airport’s role for cargo the South Australian market. The 1,500-square-meter facility has the capacity to handle up to 80 tonnes of cargo per day, a significant upgrade from dnata’s oldRead More

Delta Cargo launches fully GPS-enabled, same-day product

Delta Cargo launches fully GPS-enabled, same-day product

March 1, 2017 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

Delta Cargo’s DASH Critical & Medical launches today, making it the first fully GPS-enabled, same-day product offered by a freight carrier based in the United States. DASH Critical & Medical has, “the highest boarding priority of any Delta Cargo product, and the fastest transit times in the logistics industry,” saidRead More

#AskACW & Schiphol Cargo: Don’t snooze on e-commerce

#AskACW & Schiphol Cargo: Don’t snooze on e-commerce

March 1, 2017 at 6:22 pm 0 comments

Twitter: America’s number-one source for prescient political discourse, and now, insight into the exciting intersection of airfreight and technology. Yesterday, Air Cargo World held its first monthly TwitterChat, which explored how e-commerce is changing the aviation industry. On board to answer the public’s questions was Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Cargo’s directorRead More

Air France-KLM to merge cargo figures with overall financial results

Air France-KLM to merge cargo figures with overall financial results

February 27, 2017 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

Following years of heavy airfreight losses, Air France-KLM’s cargo sector results will be reported within its overall financial reporting. The accounting decision will take the struggling cargo arm out of the public eye. “It has been decided to change the cargo reporting as per fiscal year 2017 based on contributionRead More

Asia-Pacific air cargo markets start 2017 on strong footing

Asia-Pacific air cargo markets start 2017 on strong footing

February 27, 2017 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

Preliminary January traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed strong traffic volumes in both international air passenger and air cargo markets. International air cargo demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTK), grew by 4.7 percent. Offered freight capacity expanded by 3.8 percent, resulting in a 0.5Read More

Freightos launches ‘FIFI’ aggregated shipping rates index

Freightos launches ‘FIFI’ aggregated shipping rates index

February 27, 2017 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

For those interested in finding a snapshot of global freight pricing from week to week, it’s time to meet FIFI.  Online freight marketplace Freightos has launched its Freightos International Freight Index (FIFI), a database of more than 250 million price points updated weekly, covering container pricing, price ranges on keyRead More

In Good Time: Cut it close, pay a price

In Good Time: Cut it close, pay a price

February 25, 2017 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

From aerospace and energy to manufacturing, the need for mission-critical shipment delivery to avoid line-down situations is a booming market, said Ingo-Alexander Rahn, global head of air freight for DHL-GF. SameDay Speedline provides guaranteed priority lift, 24/7/365, along with monitoring and customized solutions as the key planks of the newRead More