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Countries around the world are lining up, plates in hand, for the air cargo buffet.

Will the road less traveled, as mentioned in the Robert Frost poem, make all the difference for Delta Air Lines’ cargo operation?
Narrow-bodies, with their promise of fuel efficiency, continue to rule the highly competitive market for freighter conversions.

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Posted under Editorial by John W. McCurry
With the world’s thirst for oil and gas running largely unabated, the exploration of these commodities continues to provide benefits for cargo carriers equipped to handle the often large and odd-sized equipment needed in far-...
Posted under Forwarders Forum by Brandon Fried
A friend met me for lunch after spending the morning visiting lawmakers on Capitol Hill to see if he could change a few minds about a proposed piece of legislation that would negatively affect his business. He appeared tired and
Posted under legalledger by Ruwantissa Abeyratne
The 2013 case of Durunna v. Air Canada brings up several issues that affect both the consignor and consignee. Durunna was a case where a consignment of 10 laptop computers carried by air from Canada to Nigeria disappeared during...

People

Dan McHugh is the CEO of Southern Air, a U.S.-based ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance) operator. Prior to his appointment as CEO in 2009, McHugh was the CEO of DHL Express Asia. Southern Air recently navigated its first year since emerging from restructuring, and in March, the company...
AIRLINES Thomas Murphy, executive vice president and COO of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, decided to retire. Murphy joined Polar, in which Atlas Air Worldwide is the majority shareholder, in July 2009. Prior to working for Polar, he served as senior vice president, aviation Asia Pacific for DHL...
Digital edition: August 2014

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REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

Near the magazine-covered coffee table and plush armchairs, the waiting room of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport executive office has something else: a glass...

Asia

In a long-anticipated move, Vietnam Airlines has submitted its plan for an IPO to the national ministry of transport. The listing is meant to generate funds for the overdue...

Europe

The geopolitical capital of Europe it may be, but Brussels also wants to take on a more central role as a European cargo gateway. It’s a tough call, ring-fenced as it is by the...

Middle East

Qatar Airways made the biggest news, cargo-wise, at the recent Farnborough Air Show, with the announcement of its intent to order four Boeing 777 freighters with options for four...