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UK transport industry calls for reconsideration of Brexit

UK transport industry calls for reconsideration of Brexit

June 9, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

U.K. voters woke this morning to what many are calling a vote of no confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Brexit agenda. On the campaign trail, May called this a “Brexit election,” and promised tough negotiations with Europe. Ultimately, that plan backfired and her party lost itsRead More

ELEVATE 2017 conference agenda released, board of advisors formed

ELEVATE 2017 conference agenda released, board of advisors formed

June 8, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Air Cargo World, the industry’s most widely read news source, has released the agenda for its second annual ELEVATE Conference, the publication announced today. ELEVATE 2017 will take place on October 2nd at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami, Fla., and will explore the rise of e-commerce and the digitization of globalRead More

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Air China launches weekly 777f service between Shanghai and Liege, Belgium

June 8, 2017 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

An Air Cargo China 777F from Shanghai touched down Liege Airport yesterday, marking the start of weekly freighter services between the two airports. The additional capacity is being deployed in response to growing e-commerce volumes between China and Europe, the Belgian airport said. Steven Verhasselt, VP Commercial at Liege Airport,Read More

Pactl reports stellar growth in May

Pactl reports stellar growth in May

June 8, 2017 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co Ltd (Pactl, the biggest handler at Shanghai’s Pudong Airport) reported a 13.0 percent year over year, increase in its May cargo handle to 154,000 tonnes, its best monthly result this year. As Pactl expands its Shanghai operations, the handler is also looking toRead More

Where We Went Wrong – Part 3: A new way forward

Where We Went Wrong – Part 3: A new way forward

June 7, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

As seen in the first column in this series (February 2017), the emergence of e-commerce exposed how the air cargo industry is little match for new consumer logistics demands, which mandate transparency in pricing, speed and quality. The product offered by scheduled airlines, featuring interchangeable capacity and forwarding services inRead More

Qatar Airways Cargo adds weekly freighter into Heathrow

Qatar Airways Cargo adds weekly freighter into Heathrow

June 7, 2017 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

It’s almost impossible to add freighter capacity into Heathrow at this point, due to overcrowding, but late last week, a Qatar Airways Cargo A330 freighter touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport, marking the start of weekly freighter services to L… This content is for currently subscribed users only. To getRead More

More U.S. online shoppers looking abroad for purchases

More U.S. online shoppers looking abroad for purchases

June 7, 2017 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

Almost half of online shoppers in the U.S. (47 percent) are now purchasing from international retailers, a UPS study has found. So, while it’s no secret that e-commerce is redefining the national economy, this latest information suggests that even borders are under pressure. The news has immediate implications for theRead More

When pigs (and horses) fly: Demand rises for live animal transport

When pigs (and horses) fly: Demand rises for live animal transport

June 6, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

On April 20 of this year, a special passenger arrived on a United flight from London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare. He was in good health and spirits the last time someone had checked on him a few hours before wheels up. But when it came time for him to changeRead More