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Vietnam has faded from Sam Tang's radar. At the beginning of the year, he was headed for Ho Chi Minh City – like other Hong Kong-based manufacturers with production facilities in the Pearl River Delta who have been looking for a location with lower production costs than southern China.

Boeing’s biannual forecast predicts freighters will continue to carry more than half of cargo, but are subject to volatility
When airports build new cargo infrastructure, they deal in more than concrete and bricks. Airports can spur progress in other realms.

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It’s no secret to those who know me that I have a great passion for fishing, especially doing so with my grandson who often out catches me.  I guess I’ve taught him well.   This is one of life’s pleasures, among many, that I will... Read more
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When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently proposed a regulation prohibiting coercion of commercial truck drivers, airfreight forwarders were initially inclined to accept the measure as a reasonable way to
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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...

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AIRLINES   Oman Air appointed Paul Gregorowitsch as its new CEO. Gregorowitsch, a citizen of the Netherlands, joins Oman Air from Air Berlin, where, having joined the company in 2011, he sat on its management board with responsibility for the carrier’s commercial activities. Prior to joining Air...
Alain Guerin began his position as head of marketing for Swiss WorldCargo in June. After working for Lufthansa Cargo in Atlanta, Guerin is now based in Zurich. Prior to his job at Lufthansa, he held various positions at Swiss WorldCargo. Guerin spoke with Air Cargo World about Swiss’ digital cargo...
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REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

After a milestone business deal, Cargojet is planning for an imminent windfall of freight. In February, the Ontario, Canada-based cargo airline signed an agreement to provide...

Asia

After a lengthy wait, the road is finally open for FedEx and UPS to mount domestic express deliveries in China. The authorities in Beijing granted both companies licenses to run...

Europe

Alitalia Cargo’s fortunes are set to be revived with the acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Italy’s national carrier by Etihad Airways. And it turns out this is not the Gulf...

Middle East

Qatar Airways Cargo is set to continue its expansion with the launch of two new freighter destinations, Brussels in Belgium and Shanghai. Brussels will be served four times weekly...