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.

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 […]

Electric truck use grows in delivery services with Dachser, UPS

As companies strive to be more energy efficient, and as several European countries have focused on reducing gas-powered vehicle use as part of the Paris Climate Accord, logistics companies are following suit and investing in growing their electric vehicle fleets. Most recently, Dachser announced it would begin operating Daimler’s Fuso eCanter electric vehicles, and UPS […]

AirBridgeCargo opens ‘Control Tower’ for special cargo

Moscow-based all-cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has introduced a new “Control Tower” operation, custom-built to handle special cargo monitoring and for preventative or corrective actions regarding service disruptions. The Control Tower – not a physical tower structure but a “point of convergence” – is based in Moscow and is staffed by supply-chain specialists round-the-clock. Its […]

Air France-KLM introduces ‘What Counts’ service bundle

Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo is introducing a new bundle of services – including cargo booking capabilities – for small and medium-sized enterprises, under the name “What Counts.” The services include a loyalty program based on Air France-KLM’s BlueBiz program for passengers, through which cargo customers can earn credits to spend on airline tickets. What Counts can […]

Update: Delta Cargo lifts ATL embargo earlier than expected

Delta Cargo has lifted the embargo for all domestic cargo departing from, arriving in and transferring through Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) as of 12 pm ET. All cargo operations were temporarily embargoed at ATL after a power outage that began on Sunday, Dec. 17, forced the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights at the […]

ATL power outage forces flight cancellations

Power is back on at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), after an outage that began on Sunday – at the peak of the busiest air cargo season of the year – forced the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights yesterday and today, according to FlightAware.com. Georgia Power, an electric subsidiary of Southern Company, said the […]

Sheremetyevo international cargo volume rises 80 percent

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) experienced a significant uptick in cargo throughput during the first 11 months of 2017, as the overall cargo handle at the airport rose by 30 percent, year-over-year, to more than 260,000 tonnes, and cargo volumes on international flights increased by a full 80 percent during the same time. The most […]

Panalpina flies UNICEF relief aid to Africa

Swiss forwarder Panalpina chartered a cargo flight on Dec. 16, carrying about 80 tonnes of supplies from the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to South Sudan. This is the fifth partnership between UNICEF and Panalpina on a relief flight to Africa. The flight transported supplies, including emergency shelters, water treatment equipment and medical kits […]

Shanghai hits 4 million tonnes of cargo for 2017

Shanghai, as of today, has joined a prestigious and exclusive ‘4-million tonne club’ to which only two other cities in the world can claim access. The airport authority reported this morning that its annual airfreight traffic surpassed 4 million tonnes, for the first time. Before this year, only Hong Kong and Memphis could boast similar […]
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