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.

China Airlines signs deal for CSafe pharma containers

China Airlines signed a master lease agreement with CSafe Global, under which China Airlines will offer transport and leasing of CSafe’s RKN active temperature-controlled container on its flights. As of Dec. 31, 2017, China Airlines’ network included 144 destinations in 29 countries. The Taiwanese airline has been expanding its pharmaceutical shipment offerings lately. In September […]

Asia-Pacific carriers surpass overall industry growth levels in November

Results from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) for November – citing a 9.2 percent year-over-year increase in freight tonne kilometers for the month – confirm other reports from airlines and industry associations that the strong growth story of 2017 saw a revival at year’s end with a robust peak season. Growth rates for […]

Cross-border e-commerce resolution gains corporate approval

Hong Kong-based logistics firm U-Freight Group expressed approval of the “Luxor Resolution” on e-commerce, recently adopted by the World Customs Organization (WCO) Policy Commission to help customs and other government agencies understand and address challenges that emerge with increasing e-commerce activity. The resolution, named for the Egyptian city where it was adopted during the WCO […]

November volumes break record set during past month, says WorldACD

The new year is finally here, but as 2017’s stats continue to roll in, it seems the surge in airfreight demand during the holiday season was the gift that kept on giving for the air cargo sector. Most recently, WorldACD reported that, during November 2017, worldwide airfreight volumes rose 1.3 percent, month-to-month, to break the […]

Crane Worldwide opens new Dallas facility

Houston-based customs brokerage and logistics company Crane Worldwide Logistics opened a new Dallas facility near the airport “in preparation for continued growth in the Dallas region in 2018 and beyond,” the company said. The facility includes 355,000 square feet of warehouse and office space, with 5,500 rack positions for pallets, and will offer contract logistics […]

Kabul to Mumbai cargo service kicks off with perishables delivery

A flight carrying 40 tonnes of fresh apples arrived at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) on Dec. 27, marking the first flight to Mumbai on the new dedicated airfreight corridor between India and Afghanistan, India’s IANS newswire reported. After delivering its haul of perishables to Mumbai, the flight returned on Thursday to Kabul […]

IAI restructuring to combine aviation groups before CEO steps down

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will combine four of its business lines to establish a single aviation group for all its related businesses, as proposed by IAI’s president and CEO, Joseph Weiss. Weiss, who has led IAI in his current positions for six years, also announced his retirement once a new CEO is appointed. IAI’s new […]

Freightos pegs peak season airfreight rates at double normal levels

As heavy seasonal shipping demand combined with flight cancellations and bad weather along certain routes, online pricing platform Freightos estimated that airfreight rates for some routes have more than doubled during the most recent peak season. Early this month, Freightos already saw tight seasonal capacity pushing rates up to as high as US$13 per kilogram […]

Atlanta airport outage highlights need for tech adoption, IT firm says

The past weekend’s power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) was unavoidable for companies operating at the world’s busiest airport. But according to Intelenet Global Services CEO Bhupender Singh, the way carriers and other airport operators handle situations like the outage could be improved by more widespread adoption of emerging technologies in the airfreight […]

Christmas crustaceans enjoy seasonal surge at Halifax Stanfield

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Halifax Stanfield International Airport’s (YHZ) cargo business, as traditional seasonal demand for seafood translates to millions of dollars’ worth of lobster and other seafood from Nova Scotia moving through the airport. This year appears to be no exception. “By the end of the month, we estimate […]

SEKO introduces ‘Airfreight + Final Mile’ service in North America

SEKO Logistics announced a new airfreight home delivery service – known as Airfreight + Final Mile – to support e-commerce retailers and customers in North America. The service underwent trials in Texas and California, and is currently being utilized in the southeastern United States by an electronics retailer. The new product is aimed especially at […]

Moscow Cargo begins commercial operations at new cargo complex

Moscow Cargo, the air cargo operator at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), launched commercial operations at the facility’s new 43,200-square-meter cargo complex, the largest such operation in Russia. The new terminal handles about 250 tonnes of cargo per day and has an annual capacity of 380,000 tonnes per year. All cargo operations for domestic flights […]

Holiday e-commerce demand got an early start in 2017

The growth of e-commerce around peak shopping season is no longer a new story, and this year was no exception. But 2017’s peak season did raise some eyebrows for getting off to an unusually early start, with sales from Nov. 1 to Nov. 22 up 17.9 percent, year-over-year, according to Internet Retailer’s report on the […]

Copenhagen Airport to start work on new cargo center

Following recent freighter traffic increases and pharmaceutical facility expansions at Copenhagen Airport (CPH), German developer AXXUS Capital agreed to develop a new 20,000-square-meter cargo center in the eastern part of the Danish airport. The new cargo center is expected to be completed within two years and is being developed in vacant space in CPH’s current […]
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