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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Business logistics costs rose 10.4 percent last year, totaling $1.21 trillion, which is about what American businesses paid for freight transport in 2010, according to the authoritative 22nd annual State of Logistics report released Wednesday.
Posted on 06/15 at 10:50 AM
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

While the International Air Transport Association further downgraded its 2011 airline industry profit forecast to $4 billion, Asia-Pacific carriers are expected to earn $2.1 billion—the most profitable of all regions.
Posted on 06/14 at 08:56 AM
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Friday, June 10, 2011

In an effort to meet increasing shipper demand, global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL Express began service for new, next-day intercontinental flights between the U.S. and the Middle East and Asia-Pacific to the U.S.
Posted on 06/10 at 10:04 AM
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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

The company is replacing a Boeing 757 narrow-body aircraft with a new and larger B-767 wide-body freighter, which increases cargo capacity by 50 percent on UPS’s 19 weekly flights into Central and South America.
Posted on 06/07 at 05:27 AM
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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Earlier this week, UPS marked the one-year anniversary of its Shenzhen Asia Pacific hub, which serves the company’s entire intra-Asian network. UPS also announced that in June it is rolling out a new direct weekly flight from Guam to Hong Kong, which connects Guam to the rest of the world.
Posted on 05/26 at 08:19 AM
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Thursday, April 28, 2011

In the latest survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association, just over a third of respondents reported stability in employment numbers in Q1 2011 while 42 percent hired additional staff and less than a quarter cut back.
Posted on 04/28 at 08:05 PM
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Results from the International Air Transport Association’s quarterly survey conducted in April point to a significant deterioration in sentiment on the outlook for industry profitability in 2011
Posted on 04/28 at 07:48 PM
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Thursday, April 07, 2011

The abrupt withdrawal of Boeing 737 aircraft from Southwest Airlines’ fleet had little impact on shippers, said an industry leader
Posted on 04/07 at 06:13 PM
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UPS said that 69 percent of the 1,136 IBT members that voted approved the contract which covers 1,200 aircraft maintenance technicians and employees in related trades at UPS, by a 69 percent to 31 percent margin.
Posted on 04/07 at 08:50 AM
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Sunday, April 03, 2011

One must wonder why The European Commission would welcome last week’s World Trade Organization’s final case ruling on subsidies, as it clearly favors Boeing over Airbus. Still, a proud face was put up by the EU members, who maintain that Boeing has received subsidies in the past and continues to receive them today.
Posted on 04/03 at 08:49 PM
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