Post Tagged with: "IATA"

Air cargo flies high as EU airports post bumper numbers

Air cargo flies high as EU airports post bumper numbers

January 10, 2017 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Starting with the latest numbers from IATA, which wrap up the reporting on November’s performance, the upward trend in air cargo has been confirmed once again. Global airfreight markets registered high demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), that rose by 6.8 percent in November 2016, compared to the sameRead More

Air freight demand continues to grow in November

Air freight demand continues to grow in November

December 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

Many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports have reported their November results, with gains appearing almost as strong as they were in October, it still looks like a very good month. Strikes at Lufthansa impacted not only the carrier, but also its main hub at Frankfurt (FRA), and neitherRead More

IATA study: Air connectivity can improve trade by 6:1 ratio

IATA study: Air connectivity can improve trade by 6:1 ratio

December 9, 2016 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

The more connected you are with the world, the greater your ability to engage in trade – by a factor of 6 to 1. Those are the findings of a recent study released by The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which made a quantitative link between a country’s air cargoRead More

October airfreight demand growth rate highest in 18 months

October airfreight demand growth rate highest in 18 months

December 8, 2016 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

Continuing a trend that first became noticeable in September, demand for global airfreight grew in October at the fastest rate the industry has seen in the last year and a half, according to the latest figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), theRead More

Yusen Logistics first CEIV-Pharma-certified forwarder at Schiphol

Yusen Logistics first CEIV-Pharma-certified forwarder at Schiphol

December 1, 2016 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

Yusen Logistics Benelux was awarded with IATA’s CEIV-Pharma certification last week, making it the first airfreight forwarder at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to earn the designation. Yusen’s strides are part of a larger collaboration between Schiphol Cargo and Air Cargo Netherlands to become a preferred pharma gateway for Europe. Etienne Vesseur,Read More

100212-N-4047W-021 ABOARD USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20), At Anchor (Feb. 12, 2010) Bottles of acyclovir and sterile water sit at the intravenous fluid mixing station in the pharmacy aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20).  The anti-virals are given to Haitian patients aboard the hospital ship to help them with various conditions.  Comfort is in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in support of Operation Unified Response, providing medical care to some of the 300,000 people injured in a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that decimated the city Jan. 12.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Shannon Warner/Released)

AirBridgeCargo Airlines earns CEIV Pharma certification at Moscow hub

November 24, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) became the first airline in Russia, and seventh globally, to be awarded IATA’s Center of Excellence for Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification, on November 22, for the global transportation of pharma products via its cargo hub in Sheremetyevo, Moscow. The Russian cargo carrier has builtRead More

It’s the economy, stupid: Despite growth IATA warns of market fragility

It’s the economy, stupid: Despite growth IATA warns of market fragility

October 27, 2016 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

After a weak first quarter, air cargo recovered and grew in the second and third, and is on track to hit year-on-year growth of 6.1 percent in September, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), IATA said in its Q3 2016 “Cargo Chartbook.” The trade organization anticipates that “moderate pick-up inRead More

Alaska, Delta, United Q3 reports point to uncertain growth trajectory in US cargo

Alaska, Delta, United Q3 reports point to uncertain growth trajectory in US cargo

October 21, 2016 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Of the three major American carriers to publish third-quarter results so far, only Alaska Airlines Cargo saw its cargo revenues increase, up 3 percent, year-over-year, to US$31 million – a fraction of its growing passenger revenue. Meanwhile, United registered a 4.7 percent decline in revenues, y-o-y, to $224 million and,Read More