Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.

New call for harmonized global air cargo supply chain security standards

Posted 02/05 · 11:33 AM · LM Editorial
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) should serve as the focal point for implementing global air cargo supply chain security standards, the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) says.
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LaHood set to step down as Department of Transportation Secretary

Posted 01/29 · 10:55 AM · LM Editorial
During his term as DOT Secretary, LaHood was very active on the transportation infrastructure and freight fronts.

Connectivity is critical for enhanced trade

Posted 01/22 · 10:38 AM · LM Editorial
In the New Year, IATA believes governments should resolve to bring down the barriers to connectivity growth.
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Air cargo volumes show some improvement

Posted 01/22 · 10:37 AM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association released traffic results for November 2012 which showed an improvement in air freight demand, with volumes edging up 1.6% after declining 2.6% in October, year to year.
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Legislation calls again for air cargo pilots to follow same rest protocol as passenger pilots

Posted 01/17 · 11:53 AM · LM Editorial
Entitled the Safe Skies Act of 2013, the bill requires the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to flight crew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations of air carriers.

TSA cargo screening deadline quietly takes effect

Posted 01/16 · 11:50 AM · LM Editorial
TSA officials said the screening requirement “builds additional risk-based, intelligence-driven procedures into the prescreening process to determine screening protocols on a per-shipment basis.
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BTS reports Freight TSI is up 1.7 percent

Posted 01/10 · 11:25 AM · LM Editorial
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 1.7 percent from October to November, following a 1.9 percent dip from September to October.

Asia Pacific players to drive air cargo growth

Posted 12/24 · 03:12 PM · LM Editorial
The reshaping of the global air cargo industry over the past 12 months has been dramatic, with enterprising Asia Pacific carriers at the forefront of developments, said Andrew Herdman, executive director, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
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Air Cargo rates to remain flat through most of 2013

Posted 12/12 · 04:49 PM · LM Editorial
While Air cargo volumes have crept along at a snail’s pace during most of 2012. The year is apparently going to end without a push for last minute electronics and other higher value retail goods to fill the space on cargo planes to capacity.
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Air cargo shippers get reprieve from EU on emissions

Posted 11/19 · 10:07 AM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by the European Commissioner for Climate Action suspending the inclusion of international aviation in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
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