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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Prior to this week’s G20 Summit in Seoul, Korea, the Washington, D.C.-based Airforwarders Association (AfA) sent a letter to President Barack Obama replete with suggestions on how the Administration could best work on making improvements and changes to air cargo security processes in light of the October attempts by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes.
Posted on 11/11 at 10:31 AM
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing
Posted on 11/10 at 04:26 PM
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While the world’s airlines are posting an impressive revenue rebound, air cargo analysts claim that volatility caused by too little or too much capacity in the market has resulted in wide swings in rates and overall carrier performance.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:56 AM
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Monday, November 08, 2010

Worldwide sales of semiconductors were $26.5 billion in September, a gain of 2.9 percent from the prior month when sales were $25.8 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association reported.
Posted on 11/08 at 10:45 AM
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In an effort to involve more air cargo players in the “security dialogue,” the National Industrial Transportation League has invited some key players to participate in its annual conference next week.
Posted on 11/08 at 10:36 AM
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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Following the recent attempt by terrorists to send explosives to the United States on cargo and passenger planes, Massachusetts Representative Edward J. Markey (D) said he plans to introduce legislation requiring 100 percent screening of all cargo on cargo planes.
Posted on 11/02 at 11:21 AM
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Monday, November 01, 2010

U.S. retailers and manufacturers continue to increase their reliance on air cargo from Asia, said a leading supply chain authority.
Posted on 11/01 at 09:47 AM
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Friday, October 29, 2010

Several media outlets are reporting that two United States airports—Newark, N.J. Liberty International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport—are on high alert after a UPS cargo plane originating in Yemen and had transited through Europe was carrying a suspicious package, which contained a printer toner package which was tampered with and resembled an improvised bomb.
Posted on 10/29 at 11:45 AM
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The International Air Transport Association announced International traffic recorded a 14.8 percent year-on-year increase, which is significantly weaker than the 19.0 percent rise recorded in August.
Posted on 10/26 at 03:24 PM
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Friday, October 22, 2010

The International Air Transport Association called for coordinated efforts to deal with the challenges of growth in the MENA region.
Posted on 10/22 at 07:37 AM
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