Officials from The International Air Cargo Association have spoken out about the European Union’s contentious Emissions Trading Scheme, imploring the EU to drop the legislation in favor of a carbon emissions agreement with the International Civil Aviation Organization. read more
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Officials at Abu Dhabi International Airport have completed the 6,000-square-meter first phase of a new perishable cargo terminal. Features of the completed terminal will include dedicated storage for food, a separate room for palletized goods, a Customs area and a room dedicated to food inspection. read more
On September 1, American Airlines Cargo rolled out a new ambient temperature controlled cold-chain service targeted at pharmaceutical companies. This extension of AA Cargo’s temperature-controlled service, dubbed ExpediteTC Passive, will be used in conjunction with the firm’s ExpediteTC Active program. The new offering allows companies to package goods in their own material instead of using the ULD-based Active service.
Airfreight operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport have grown tremendously in the past year, with the number of weekly cargo flights surging 40 percent since 2010. Atlanta airport’s Al Snedeker sat down with Air Cargo World to discuss the factors contributing to this growth and how Hartsfield-Jackson plans to evolve in the future. read more