Air Freight

By LM Staff · 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
By Patrick Burnson · 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.
By Patrick Burnson · 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).
By Patrick Burnson · November 6, 2012
As noted in today’s news story, all the major regions experienced year-on-year air cargo declines, but the introduction of new consumer products such as the iPhone 5 could offset some downward pressure from the weak business environment.
By Patrick Burnson · November 6, 2012
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for September showing a continued slowdown in the rate of traffic growth.
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2012
Department of Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank recently selected Brandon Fried of the Washington D.C.-based Airforwarders Association to the newly formed U.S. Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 2012
The U.S Secretary of Transportation told delegates at the 26th International Air Cargo Forum & Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia last week that a healthy air cargo industry is essential in helping the U.S. government achieve its goal of doubling U.S exports by 2015.
By Patrick Burnson · September 6, 2012
In its Current Market Outlook Boeing predicts that there will be a long-term demand for 34,000 new airplanes, valued at $4.5 trillion.
By Patrick Burnson · August 30, 2012
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for July showing slower growth in freight, but with considerable variation by region and market.
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2012
Company officials said that this new, twice-weekly flight will augment transit times into Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, Australia by at least one day.
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2012
Company officials said that the majority of these aircraft are currently parked and not in revenue service, adding that it will take a non-cash impairment charge of $134 million, which is $84 million net of tax and recorded in the fiscal fourth quarter of 2012.
By Jeff Berman · June 1, 2012
TSA officials said that this agreement will result in better communication sharing, stronger security, and more efficient air cargo transportation between the U.S. and the EU, which represents more then 1 million tons per year going to and from each continent and 20 percent of all EU outbound air cargo.
By Jeff Berman · May 29, 2012
A prominent air cargo security expert shared some insight with LM about the TSA's new December deadline for 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights to the U.S.
By Jeff Berman · May 18, 2012
The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said this week that it has set a December 3, 2012 deadline, which requires passenger air carriers to conduct 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights.
By Patrick Burnson · May 4, 2012
Jet fuel prices have risen 8 percent since January

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