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IAG Cargo became the first air carrier to win a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification by the U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. Additionally, the... Read more
Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific, and Dragonair cargo, its wholly owned subsidiary, have completed their aptly named 2014 Wine Lift campaign, delivering a record 1,918... Read more
Looking ahead to the winter season and the rest of 2015, Air Canada is expanding its long-haul widebody passenger and cargo service to several regions of the world, including... Read more
Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, launched nonstop widebody service from the nation’s capital of Astana to Bangkok, capital of Thailand. Operating twice a week, using... Read more
Starting next September, Boeing said it plans to scale back its production of the 747-8 from 1.5 aircraft per month to 1.3. The decrease equates to two fewer planes rolling out... Read more

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IAG Cargo became the first air carrier to win a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification by the U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. Additionally, the carrier has earned the status of Wholesale Distribution Authorization (WDA) for pharmaceuticals for use by humans and animals. The certification, announced on Dec. 17, assures that IAG Cargo has met the highest standards for handling time- and temperature-sensitive shipments originating or terminating through its... Read more
Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific, and Dragonair cargo, its wholly owned... Read more
Looking ahead to the winter season and the rest of 2015, Air Canada is... Read more
Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, launched nonstop widebody service... Read more
Starting next September, Boeing said it plans to scale back its production of... Read more
Worldwide cargo volumes for October have risen by 4.6 percent, compared to... Read more

AIRFREIGHT DATA

This is the air cargo chargeable weight change year over year, including intra-regional air cargo. Asia Pacific, North America and Africa saw the largest increases for June 2014. Source: WorldACD Market Data

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Sebastiaan Scholte: Viewing logistics from above and below Before taking over as CEO of Netherlands-based global logistics firm... Read more
By John W. McCurry on December 2, 2014
Posted in Features and tagged oliver evans

Oliver Evans has spent nearly 40 years proving that linguistics and logistics are a good mix. Ev­ans, chief cargo officer for Swiss International Airlines, nearly became a translator following his graduation from the University of Man­chester in 1976.

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It’s no secret to those who know me that I have a great passion for fishing, especially doing so with my grandson who often out catches me.  I guess I’ve taught him well.   This is one of life’s pleasures, among many, that I will... Read more
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At the ICAO Meeting on Air Cargo Development in Africa, held Aug. 5-7 in Lome, Togo, many people said many things while expounding statistics and figures. ICAO summarized the first day's discussion: “Airfreight has allowed...
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REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

In an announcement that sent waves of protest throughout the freight forwarding industry, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a plan in late October to move most of the air cargo...

Asia

A new Chinese all-cargo carrier may spread its wings over the Pacific to mount scheduled service to the U.S. Or perhaps it will serve the Asian region. Or perhaps some routes to...

Europe

IAG Cargo launched a new service in November that it hopes will increase utilization of its narrow-body aircraft cargo space on its European short-haul network. The service,...

Middle East

While news about conflicts and crises in certain parts of the Middle East and Africa has reduced passenger travel to these locations, a number of airfreight carriers continue to...