On Air with Air Cargo World: Key trends in North American cargo facility development

The real estate arm of U.S.-based Aviation Facilities Company Management (AFCO) secured upwards of $36 million in financing for a new air cargo facility at Baltimore International Airport (BWI). The entire project will include construction of a 200,000-square-foot air cargo facility and a 450,000-square-foot aircraft parking apron, both set to be completed this month.  In this […]

Volga-Dnepr AN-124-100 flights deliver 11 generators to Antananarivo, Madagascar

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ iconic An-124-100 freighters delivered 11 generators, weighing 57 tonnes a piece, to Madagascar’s capital city Antananarivo. The added juice provides a critical boost to the country’s power grid, where rolling blackouts triggered social unrest in 2014, and a cyclone that struck this March caused widespread power outages. A 2016 World Bank report found […]

TIACA holds inaugural career development workshop

Delegates from the air cargo industry took part in the first Professional Development Workshop from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) in the Netherlands. The three-day workshop culminated in students delivering presentations reflecting real-world air cargo business and operational situations. Topics included market and competitive analysis, brand management, digital marketing, revenue management, understanding and analyzing […]
  • July 1, 2014