Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston is Editor of the monthly magazine Air Cargo World and Deputy Editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, Cargo Facts, and its weekly e-mail publication Cargo Facts Update. Prior to joining Cargo Facts in 2017, Caryn worked as a journalist in Houston covering the oil and gas industry. She holds a BA in English from the University of Tulsa and an MA in Literature from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Atlas reports strong shipper interest from China into 2Q

As manufacturing begins to ramp up again in China after the extended Lunar New Year holiday, shippers and forwarders are looking to airfreight as a stable mode of transportation into March, April and May, Atlas Air Worldwide President and CEO John Dietrich said during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call today. With little belly space available […]

Fuel remains a key driver in airline fleet planning, JFIN finds

(JET FUEL INNOVATION NEWS) — While fuel efficiency is not the top driver for airlines building out and renewing their aircraft fleets, it ranks among the top three considerations as airlines look to cut fuel costs and reduce emissions. That, according to the new 2020 Jet Fuel Innovation Review report published yesterday by Jet Fuel […]

dnata signs on as Cargo iQ member

Air service provider dnata has signed on as a full member of Cargo iQ, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) interest group aimed at increasing transparency across the logistics chain and efficiency in the industry. Cargo iQ was originally launched as Cargo 2000 before its rebranding in 2016. In addition to promoting transparent tracking across […]

Emirates reports ‘good demand’ for ex-China cargo

Emirates SkyCargo said it is seeing “good demand” for import and export cargo to and from China following the extended Lunar New Year holidays. The airline utilizes a 777 freighter to Guangzhou (CAN) and Shanghai (PVG), as well as daily passenger flights between Beijing and Dubai. While airfreight demand is typically slow during the Lunar […]

WFS receives CEIV Pharma cert at Paris airport

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) recently received IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) at its new Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) pharma center. The center opened last year and is expected to handle more than 8,000 tonnes of cargo in 2020. According to WFS, about 30 airlines […]

Announcing the Cargo Airport Growth Summit agenda

Air Cargo World has officially released the agenda for its brand-new event, Cargo Airport Growth Summit, to be held June 3-4 at the Conrad Miami. The Summit is a new opportunity for cargo airport stakeholders to dive into strategies for how to advance air cargo operations at airports. A few of the exciting sessions at […]

Amazon looks to build disruptive ‘startup cargo airline’

The story has been updated with comment from Amazon. Amazon, the e-commerce giant, appears to be planning an expansion of its already substantial air cargo operations.  According to a job posting that has since been removed but can be viewed here, the company’s Amazon Air Science and Technology team is looking to hire an applied scientist “to help scale […]

Qatar Airways offers free cargo to China for coronavirus relief

Qatar Airways is volunteering free air cargo transportation for medical supplies moving into China from Chinese embassies and consulates around the world. The carrier also said it plans to independently donate millions of medical-grade masks and sanitization bottles to areas in China most impacted by the novel coronavirus outbreak. While the carrier suspended its passenger […]

CEVA Logistics launches EV trial in London

Third-party logistics provider CEVA Logistics announced an electric vehicle (EV) trial for trucks delivering cargo into central London from CEVA’s U.K. urban distribution hub in Dartford, Kent, about 32 km. away. The 3PL also announced its partnership in Tevva’s Electrify Initiative, which supports companies researching EV technology for use in the supply chain. The initial […]

Swiss WorldCargo adds Japan route

The cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines, Swiss WorldCargo, is growing its capacity for cargo to and from Japan as the airline adds direct A340-300 flights between Zurich (ZRH) and Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka. The direct flights are scheduled to operate five times weekly beginning March 1, adding to Swiss WorldCargo’s current […]

Lavazza joins KLM’s corporate biofuel program

Dutch airline KLM and coffee producer Lavazza signed an agreement making Lavazza the first Italian company to join KLM’s corporate biofuel program. The program aims to increase business support for the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by ensuring that some of the corporate travel by KLM’s partners utilizes SAF. Partners in the corporate program […]

Coronavirus takes a toll on cargo demand from China

Despite the cutback on flights to, from and within China following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in Wuhan, similar slumps in cargo demand out of china mean current capacity is more than able to keep up with existing demand. However, the need for supplies to support relief efforts in the Country has seen a […]

Airlink mobilizes for coronavirus response

As regular readers know, Cargo Facts has for several years supported Airlink, the rapid-response humanitarian relief organization uniting commercial and charter airlines within its network with pre-qualified nonprofits. As confirmed cases of the new coronavirus increase — to 17,391 as of the World Health Organization’s most recent report Feb. 3 — Airlink announced the activation […]
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