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Cargo carriers made few strides in tonnage in 2013, according to World Air Transport Statistics from the International Air Transport Association.

The ranking of the top five cargo carriers remained unchanged compared to 2012. With lagging volumes the norm, almost every carrier interviewed by Air Cargo World talked about a focus on...

There was a time when poor airport infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe, and underdeveloped airline networks, left the region’s importers and exporters with little choic
Cargo carriers are in agreement that safe shipment of products classified as dangerous goods largely depends on the involvement of shippers and buyers.

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Posted under Editorial by John W. McCurry
Safety issues related to air cargo have been at the forefront this summer, ranging from lithium batteries to cargo pilot fatigue to avoiding flights over combat zones. In our September issue, we take a look at the carriage of...
Posted under Forwarders Forum by Brandon Fried
When you first hear it, “co-creation” sounds like another one of those mysterious Washington, D.C., words that don’t make sense to people outside the Beltway. But based on my experience representing the Airforwarders Association
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At the ICAO Meeting on Air Cargo Development in Africa, held Aug. 5-7 in Lome, Togo, many people said many things while expounding statistics and figures. ICAO summarized the first day's discussion: “Airfreight has allowed...

People

Manuel Agius was recently named chief officer cargo at Air Malta in Luqa, Malta. In an effort to strengthen freight, Air Malta has tasked Agius with setting up the cargo division as an independent business unit. On average, Air Malta moves 4,800 tonnes of cargo per year. Agius spoke with Air Cargo...
AIRLINES Anton Khodakovsky became Volga Dnepr Group’s vice president, Japan and South Korea. Khodakovsky started work in the freight industry over 15 years ago. In 2004, after holding various positions in the freight sector, he joined Volga-Dnepr Group. During his 10 years with AirBridgeCargo,...
Digital edition: September 2014

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REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

United Cargo’s new president says collaboration is the key to surmounting air cargo’s troubles. “The set of challenges our industry is facing now – modal shift, on-shoring and...

Asia

July brought an unusual development in the Chinese airfreight market for the summer season. Rates to Europe, usually held down by a combination of slower output and abundant belly...

Europe

It was supposedly the final nail in the coffin of nefarious freighter operators. But heck no, it’s time to raise Lazarus from the dead. The once apparently deceased and buried Air...

Middle East

One small carrier that is seeing significant cargo growth is Air Seychelles, based in the Seychelles archipelago, about 1,500 kilometers (932 miles) off the east coast of Africa...