Archive for the ‘Cargo’ Category

IATA to mobilise the industry for 100% e-AWB

The replacement of the paper Air Waybill with the electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB) is a critical element for the air cargo industry to improve efficiency and reduce costs. There is an agreed standard (Recommended Practice 1670 “Model Agreement for EDI”) in place to support the e-AWBs. Airlines and...

May 15th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

IATA to create new Cargo Security Task Force

In order to assist regulators (e.g. US TSA, European Commission) and international organizations (e.g. ICAO, WCO) to refine their regulations and standards to enhance security along the supply chain, the IATACargo Security Task Force (CSTF) has been reestablished and will consist of senior air cargo...

May 15th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

Key issues driving air cargo industry

Cargo e-Chartbook is IATA’s quarterly report on key issues driving the air cargo industry. It features insight and analysis of the cargo market financial performance and outlook from IATA’s Chief Economist. Overview of Q1 2011 Developments since December have been mixed. Confidence in economic...

May 15th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

Cargo: Achievement Exceeds Targets

Indian air cargo volume has increased 25% in 2009-10 to 691 million metric tonnes Indian air cargo volume has increased 25% in 2009-10 to 691 million metric tonnes from 552 million tonnes the year before, surpassing government forecasts of 686 million tonnes, according to civil aviation minister Praful...

September 15th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More

FedEx Trade adds 3 offices in Europe

Offices are in Rotterdam, Hamburg and Frankfurt Memphis: FedEx Trade Networks, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and growing international ocean and air freight forwarder, today announced that it has opened additional offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Hamburg and Frankfurt, Germany. Since initiating its...

August 16th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More

Surat Cargo Hub project on hold

AAI doesn’t see financial viability of the project Surat: The Airport Authority of India (AAI), which had drawn up plans of expansion for the city’s airport, has now said that the plan has been kept on hold till the financial viability is verified and readiness of major airlines to shift...

August 16th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More

FedEx Thinks Boeing 777 Fleet Game Changer

FedEx Says it will Take Delivery of Six More 777s Next Year AH Correspondent In its most recent quarterly earnings call, FedEx says it will add six new long range Boeing 777F long distance cargo planes in the next year to the six it has already taken delivery on starting last September, in a move that...

July 26th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More

Radioactive Material On Passenger Flight

FAA Fines Indian Companies Rs. Two Crores Daniel Baxter AviStop The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing civil penalties totaling $422,500 against two Indian companies for violation of U.S. Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations. The FAA alleged that HS & Allied...

July 26th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More

DHL will use 60 percent of the total investment to develop logistics service in the Asia-Pacific region especially technology services and after-sales repairing.

DHL will use 60 percent of the total investment to develop logistics service in the Asia-Pacific region -which maintains a year-on-year growth of 25 percent especially technology services and after-sales repairing, according to the chief executive. DHL has 400 offices in China, with 15 percent of these...

July 26th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More

DHL to make big investment in India

DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, plans to add an investment of 50 million euros ($614.26 million) in the Asia-Pacific region, with most of the amount to be used in the fastgrowing markets, including China and India, Paul Graham, the company’s chief executive in the Asia-Pacific...

July 26th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More
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