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(UPDATE) Jan de Rijk Logistics logs moderate gains in 2016

(UPDATE) Jan de Rijk Logistics logs moderate gains in 2016

June 15, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

(UPDATED) Netherlands-based Jan de Rijk Logistics posted just shy of 10 percent growth in operating results for 2016. At the same time, last year’s total combined turnover decreased slightly to €208 million, with an operating margin of €18.1 million, a slight increase over 2015’s €16.6 million operating margin. Jan deRead More

Atlas Air, pilots’ union agree to direct negotiations

Atlas Air, pilots’ union agree to direct negotiations

June 15, 2017 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

Atlas Air World Wide (AAWW) and Teamsters Local 1224, which represents the carrier’s pilots, are returning to the negotiating table. The two parties have agreed on a process by which to begin direct negotiations for a single labor contract covering crew members for both subsidiary carriers Atlas Air and SouthernRead More

multilateral e-awb agreement

Electronic AWBs top 50 percent, but can goal be reached?

June 14, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Fifty is a great round number to celebrate, but it also tends to be a milestone that leads to some soul-searching and sometimes a mid-life crisis. After years of encouragement and industry incentives by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the penetration rate for IATA members adopting electronic air waybillsRead More

Heathrow Airport, American Airlines 777 on stand during cargo loading, May 2013.

Airfreight yield and demand growth accelerate in May

June 14, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

With results in from many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports, it looks like air freight demand growth in May was extremely strong – perhaps not as strong as in March 2017, but an improvement over April (which was by no means weak). From the revenue data available, itRead More

U.K. aviation, freight groups clash over possible Brexit negotiation delays

U.K. aviation, freight groups clash over possible Brexit negotiation delays

June 14, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

A full week after the surprise results of the U.K. general election that denied the Conservative Party a majority in Parliament, more aviation and freight groups are weighing in about possible delays in the negotiations over Great Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, or the “Brexit.” The traditional “Queen’sRead More

The Kerry Group's freight-forwarding arm readies for continued international expansion into 2016.

Kerry Logistics enters JV with Globalink Logistics, expands in CIS region

June 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

In an effort to broaden its presence in the Central Asian region, Kerry Logistics has partnered with Dubai-based Globalink Logistics DWC, a freight forwarding group with extensive operations across The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The joint venture will “significantly expand Kerry Logistics’ coverage in Central Asia and the CIS,Read More

Emirates, Cargolux launch first flight of cargo agreement

Emirates, Cargolux launch first flight of cargo agreement

June 13, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

The arrival of an Emirates SkyCargo 777 freighter into Luxembourg yesterday, June 12, kicked off a dedicated freighter and combo-carrier agreement with Cargolux Airlines, setting the stage for block and interline agreements that will allow the two carriers to use each other’s capacity for routes and capabilities beyond their ownRead More

Amerijet announces first scheduled trans-Atlantic route to Brussels

Amerijet announces first scheduled trans-Atlantic route to Brussels

June 13, 2017 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

Days after Brussels Airport (BRU) announced an 8.5 percent rise in month-over-month cargo throughput for the month of May, Amerijet CEO Vic Karjian said he plans to start operating a direct cargo route between Miami and Brussels. The new service will commence in the second quarter of 2018, with twoRead More