Mexico, U.S. extend agreement on air transport

An increase in trade and pleasure travel is expected as a result of an extension to an existing agreement between the United States and Mexico on air transport that dates back to 1960. Under the old agreement, only a limited number of U.S.-based carriers could fly between any given city in Mexico. The new deal, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • December 22, 2015

Cathay sees possible halt to expansion

A year ago, Cathay Pacific Cargo was going full throttle. With the peak season in full swing and the problems at U.S. West Coast ports making shippers twitchy, the airline was filling its planes to the rafters and generating good yields to boot. Buoyed by a strong peak season, Cathay emerged from 2014 with a […]
  • Ian Putzger
  • November 30, 2015

Forwarders, logistics companies applaud TPP

All 12 countries involved in the five-year negotiation process for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached a meeting of the minds on the free-trade agreement, as have some airfreight organizations, such as the U.S. Airforwarders Association (AfA), FedEx and UPS. The agreement will cover approximately 40 percent of the global marketplace and will accelerate the […]
  • Staff Reports
  • October 6, 2015

Cuba: The wild card of the Caribbean

With relations softening between the United States and Cuba, one has to wonder about the possibilities of trade and business opportunities for the Caribbean region should the final trade barriers fall. U.S.-based transportation and logistics company Crowley has been shipping goods to Cuba since 2001 by sea, mostly poultry and food products. Jay Brickman, Crowley’s […]
  • Staff Reports
  • October 2, 2015

Trans-Pacific: Struggling, but better than Asia-Europe

Softer demand, coupled with an in­crease in capacity between China and North America, has affected yields, but still the trans-Pacific sector remains healthier than the Asia-Europe mar­ket, said Mark Sutch, general manager of cargo sales and marketing at Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways. He added that the slowdown in traffic from Asia to Europe has […]
  • Ian Putzger
  • August 3, 2015

St. Louis, Toluca aim to do cargo business

The city of St. Louis, United States, and Toluca, Mexico, are planning to form a partnership for importing and exporting goods, with St. Louis serving as a key air hub. A delegation from St. Louis, which includes Mayor Francis Slay, Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, the director of Lambert St. Louis International Airport, and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • April 8, 2015

Mexico wants to assuage China with airport

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has two big infrastructure projects on his mind, one of which is a new Mexico City International Airport. The other, a high-speed train between Mexico City and the city of Queretaro, has been delayed indefinitely, according to a report by Reuters. The rail project was originally awarded to a consortium […]
  • Staff Reports
  • April 2, 2015

UPS study: E-commerce habits vary by culture

ComScore Inc. and UPS released their second UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper global study, which revealed emerging trends from the leading e-commerce markets in Asia, Brazil, Europe, Mexico and the United. States. Online shoppers across these markets are looking for alternate delivery options, the survey found. This is especially in demand in Asia, where […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 7, 2015

Qatar Cargo lands in Latin America

Qatar Airways Cargo will start operating twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City on June 11.  This new route will mark the start of Qatar Airways Cargo operations in Latin America. “The first Qatar Airways Cargo flight to Mexico will be a historic moment for us, as it heralds the beginning of our operations in Latin […]
  • May 28, 2014

Latin America’s largest MRO center inaugurated

Grupo Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines inaugurated their aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) center, TechOps Mexico, in a ceremony led by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. TechOps Mexico is located near Queretaro Intercontinental Airport in Central Mexico. It is the largest aircraft MRO center in Latin America. “TechOps Mexico is a sign of the […]
  • March 6, 2014

Cathay Pacific adds second freighter route to Mexico

Cathay Pacific Airways announced Tuesday that it will expand its freighter services into Latin America with the launch of a Mexico City route. The service, which runs three times a week, will begin March 1. At the same time, the airline will also increase the frequency of its service to Guadalajara from two to three […]
  • February 4, 2014

IAG Cargo makes London-Mexico City route almost daily

IAG Cargo announced an increase in frequency on its London Heathrow to Mexico City route, making  for almost daily flights. An additional weekly flight will provide extra capacity to this market, with the new service set to begin on April 27. The expanded schedule will see the number of flights per week increasing from five […]
  • January 29, 2014

UPS increases presence in Mexico

UPS announced the opening of 10 new UPS Express centers in Mexico, including in Monterrey, Tijuana, Chihuahua, Veracruz, León and Distrito Federal.
  • November 25, 2013

Mexico’s economy sprouts wings

Mexico’s economy is evolving. Its GDP has risen over the past few years, and its people are becoming wealthier. Within five years, Mexican factories could produce up to US$60 billion in output annually, according to the Boston Consulting Group. The business strategy adviser also reported that in 2012, average manufacturing costs in Mexico, adjusted for […]
  • July 30, 2013
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