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.

Alaska Air Cargo begins commercial service of first freighter-converted 737-700

Alaska Air Cargo began commercial service yesterday with its first 737-700 freighter. This is particularly noteworthy because the freighter is the first 737 NG aircraft – either -700 or -800 – to undergo conversion from passenger to freighter configuration. On Tuesday, the freighter departed Seattle for Alaska, where it will begin scheduled service from the […]

August sees another double-digit cargo growth for AAPA members

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) released traffic figures for August, and it comes as no surprise that the good times are still rolling for air cargo with another month of double-digit demand growth. AAPA member airlines reported 12.2 percent year-over-year growth in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) for the month of August and rapidly […]

OCEASOFT combines IoT, temperature-monitoring software into Cobalt ML3

French technology company OCEASOFT announced the launch of its mobile temperature data logger Cobalt ML3, which combines temperature-monitoring software with the “internet of things” (IoT) to create a product that will track temperatures during product shipments with a specialization in long-range wireless data transfer. The Cobalt ML3 product automatically collects temperature data recorded by its […]

DuPont goes green with recycling program for cargo covers

DuPont Protection Solutions announced a new, complimentary recycling program for its Tyvek cargo covers, in a response to shipper requests for an environmentally responsible way to dispose of the covers. The Tyvek cargo covers act as thermal shields, maintaining internal temperature of cargo by reflecting solar heat in high temperatures and acting as a barrier […]

DHL Supply Chain to manage Eaton’s European distribution centers

DHL Supply Chain and power management company Eaton announced the signing of an agreement, under which DHL Supply Chain will create and manage three European distribution centers for Eaton. The centers will consolidate Eaton’s European business into three primary locations in Germany, the U.K. and the Czech Republic. The theory underlying the new distribution system […]

Changi Airport’s August freight volumes are more good news for industry

August’s double-digit airfreight volume growth at Singapore Changi Airport is yet another indicator of good news for the airfreight industry, where results, so far, for the month have reflected growing demand for air cargo. Airfreight throughput at the airport rose 10.7 percent, year-over-year, in August to 180,590 tonnes. August cargo volumes at the airport also […]

Exports are taking off at Rickenbacker Airport

The fashion industry, and the many retailers based in Ohio, have made Rickenbacker Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S., a sustainable cargo-only airport for scheduled freighters and charters, such as Qatar Airways Cargo’s 777 freighter flight earlier this month. However, the airport is also seeing dramatic increases in exports for products, including “fashion, auto parts, electronics, […]

LATAM Cargo posts stronger August numbers, but still down for 2017

LATAM Airlines Cargo reported its fourth straight month of gains in revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs) for August. However, the beleaguered Chilean carrier’s RTKs, year-to-date, are still lower compared with the same period in 2016, as struggling Latin American economies weighed on cargo volumes in the region during the first half of 2017. LATAM Cargo reported […]

Live data access arrives for Cargo iQ members [VIDEO]

For the first time, IATA’s Cargo iQ is giving its members real-time access to their data through its online self-service platform Air Cargo Intelligence Hub. The move is intended to improve performance across the logistics chain, allowing Cargo iQ customers to access their data and compare it with Cargo iQ standards and data from the […]

Panalpina launches digital customer platform with instant rate quote feature

In its latest move toward digitization, third-party logistics provider Panalpina launched an online rate quote function for its new online customer portal. The Swiss company said it completed a successful pilot project with selected airfreight customers to introduce its automated online quotation and booking platform for ad hoc cargo. Calling the roll-out a “first step,” […]

FedEx earnings suffer from TNT Express cyberattack, hurricanes

FedEx’s 2018 fiscal year got off to a rough start, the company reported during yesterday’s conference call, as chairman and founder Fred Smith said, “The TNT Express cyberattack and Hurricane Harvey posed significant challenges to our operations in the first quarter.” Most of the impact from the June “NotPetya” cyberattack on FedEx’s TNT Express was […]

Volga-Dnepr, Airbus Defence partnership delivers Sentinel-5P satellite

The partnership between Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Airbus Defence and Space cooperated on a special delivery for the European Space Agency, transporting a Sentinel-5P satellite from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Arkhangelsk, Russia, using an An-124-100 freighter before the satellite completed the last leg of its journey to Russia’s Plesetsk Cosmodrome spaceport by train. The satellite […]
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