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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Staying true to a major theme of expanding its service offerings—growth through acquisition—non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) services provider XPO Logistics announced today it has acquired the operating assets of Statesville, North Carolina-based East Coast Air Charter Inc. (ECAC), a non-asset, 3PL focused on expedited air charter brokerage.
Posted on 02/12 at 12:03 PM
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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

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.
Posted on 02/05 at 11:33 AM
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

In the New Year, IATA believes governments should resolve to bring down the barriers to connectivity growth.
Posted on 01/22 at 10:38 AM
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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.
Posted on 01/22 at 10:37 AM
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Thursday, January 17, 2013

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.
Posted on 01/17 at 11:53 AM
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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.
Posted on 01/16 at 11:50 AM
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Monday, December 24, 2012

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
Posted on 12/24 at 03:12 PM
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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.
Posted on 12/12 at 04:49 PM
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Monday, November 19, 2012

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).
Posted on 11/19 at 10:07 AM
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Friday, November 16, 2012

Earlier this week, media reports indicated that the European Union (EU) will implement a one-year “freeze” on its costly emissions trading scheme (ETS) that would impose new emissions taxes on U.S. and the United States and other nations’ air carriers flying into and out of the EU.
Posted on 11/16 at 01:55 PM
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