Post Tagged with: "WCS 2017"

NEW-LDs: Thinking inside (and outside) the box

NEW-LDs: Thinking inside (and outside) the box

April 6, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Before a freighter pushes back from the apron, and the pilots go through the checklist of the critical systems and equipment on the aircraft, might it seem unusual to only check the sensors on three of the four engines? Or maybe test the flaps and rudder, but not the horizontalRead More

WCS 2017: Astral Aerial wins IATA Innovation Award for ‘UTM Concept for Africa’

WCS 2017: Astral Aerial wins IATA Innovation Award for ‘UTM Concept for Africa’

March 17, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI — As IATA wrapped up its 11th World Cargo Symposium here yesterday, it announced that conference participants chose Astral Aerial Solutions as the winner of its 2017 Air Cargo Innovation award, amongst five finalists that had been narrowed down by a panel of judges. Astral Aerial won forRead More

WCS 2017: Disruption finally hits air cargo as carriers pivot

WCS 2017: Disruption finally hits air cargo as carriers pivot

March 15, 2017 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI — There has been talk in recent years about the wave of digital disruption coming to air cargo. Well, that wave appears to have arrived. Air France-KLM Martinair Cargo, as an example, is on its way to true digital transformation, said Laurent Petitmangin, the carrier’s Vice President Marketing,Read More

WCS 2017: Schiphol to combat temperature excursions with new warning system

WCS 2017: Schiphol to combat temperature excursions with new warning system

March 14, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI, UAE–During a CEIV Pharma workshop held at IATA’s 11th annual World Cargo Symposium, speakers praised the air cargo industry for rapidly improving the reliability of the pharma supply-chain; but still, with more than US$34.1 billion in annual losses due to temperature excursions, and with allegations that nearly 25Read More

WCS 2017: Get ready for air cargo disruption on the Horizon

WCS 2017: Get ready for air cargo disruption on the Horizon

March 13, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI, UAE — For most of the last 50 years, the symbol of a successful “future” has been the long-promised, never-realized flying car. While most of us have long ago given up dreams of seeing these hybrids take to the air in real life, that is exactly the catalystRead More