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2014 Media Kit

Air Cargo

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Premium Article  PORT SECURITY & INFRASTRUCTURE - Is security “job one?”

Peter Buxbaum | February 04, 2007 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Ever since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, the transportation sector has become the focus of much of the debate over homeland security. In both the public policy and business sector alike, the discussion has revolved around what supply-chain sec Read More »

IATA reports steady, more profitable growth in 2006

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year traffic results for 2006 showing slower but more profitable growth. Global passenger growth slowed from the 7.6% recorded in 2005 to 5.9% in 2006. While the cargo growth rate increased Read More »

American Airlines Cargo decreases fuel surcharge

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo division announced a decrease in its fuel surcharge from $0.50/kg to $0.45/kg for most US-origin international shipments, and from $0.20/lb to $0.18/lb for US domestic shipments, effective Feb. 8, 2007. The fuel surcharge fee will Read More »

CARGO 2000 and IATA join forces to simplify air cargo

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Air Cargo

IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 will coordinate their energies for the benefit of the air cargo industry. They have committed to work together on common industry process and standards, built on a unified campaign to drive quality and complete industry cover Read More »

TIACA awards Hall of Fame honor to Chris Foyle

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Air Cargo

The Chairman's Council of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is to honor Chris Foyle, Chairman and Founder of Air Foyle, with entry to its prestigious TIACA Hall of Fame in recognition of his innovative and professional leadership in the air Read More »

AA push on Ireland-Mexico business

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Air Cargo

IAM, Ireland's largest cargo GSSA, is staging a new drive for traffic to Mexico, following the recent signing of an interline agreement between its principal American Airlines (AA) and freighter operator Aerounion. Read More »

IATA results show sluggish int’l freight traffic

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its November traffic results that showed year-on-year international passenger traffic growth recovered to 6.7%, the highest growth rate recorded since May. International freight traffic growth fo Read More »

UAE’s Etihad Airways wins Australia flying rights

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

Gulf Arab states, reaping a windfall from a tripling in oil prices since 2001, are expanding their airlines and using their Middle East hubs to carry more passengers and cargo between Europe and Asia. That is boosting competition for rivals such as Singap Read More »

Aeroflot Cargo appoints Finnish GSSA

AJOT | January 07, 2007 | Air Cargo

Helsinki-based Airline Services GSA OY ' the Finnish member of the EGSAC GSSA network - has been formally appointed as Finnish GSSA for newly-formed Aeroflot Cargo, after six years as a sub-sales agent for parent airline Aeroflot Russian Airlines. Read More »

Korean Air announces start of cargo service at IAH

AJOT | January 07, 2007 | Air Cargo

Korean Air has announced it will begin twice weekly scheduled all-cargo service to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) on January 25, 2007. This is the first time that a Korean scheduled airline serves the Houston market. Read More »

Airline ownership rule, EU open skies on hold for now

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

A US Department of Transportation proposal that would have changed the rules governing international investment in US airlines is dead, at least for now. With its demise, negotiations with the European Union over an open skies agreement also gets put on h Read More »

DHL spreads holiday cheer to US troops in Mid East

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

An aircraft carrying a special holiday shipment lifted off from Los Angeles International Airport on Dec. 8 destined for US troops stationed in Iraq. DHL has partnered with the March Joint Powers Authority (JPA), local businesses in Southern California an Read More »

Finnair Indian services get off to flying start

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

Finnair began operations direct from India on October 31st with three flights per week, using MD-11 aircraft. Already, the carrier is evaluating a possible increase to five flights per week early in the new year.

Major commodities from India are garme Read More »

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