Air Freight

By Jeff Berman · November 14, 2016
Following the announcement to authorize a strike vote last month, union-represented aircraft mechanics and other workers for UPS made that initiative official today.
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By Patrick Burnson · November 2, 2016
While air cargo load factors for most of 2016 remained historically low thereby keeping yields under pressure, industry analysts forecast a “soft turnaround” in the final quarter. However, regulatory obstacles and trade barriers must be addressed before logistics managers see any significant long-term rate improvement. 2016 Quarterly Cargo Demand Cycle Report, Cargo freight update 2016
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2016
New trade agreements may drive long-term recovery, air freight logistics forecast, 2016 air freght
By Jeff Berman · May 5, 2016
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said it will provide air cargo services to support Amazon’s package deliveries to its customers.
By Patrick Burnson · March 28, 2016
In what amounts to something of a reversal of fortune, shipper confidence in the air cargo sector appears to be gaining on that of ocean freight.
By Patrick Burnson · March 7, 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in January showing a rise in freight ton kilometers (FTK) of 2.7% compared to January 2015.
By Patrick Burnson · February 17, 2016
Today's signing of a new US-Cuba air services pact opening up a scheduled services market closed since the 1960s was greeted with enthusiasm by both United and American Airlines.
By Patrick Burnson · December 9, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo volumes rose just 0.5% in October compared to a year ago.
By Patrick Burnson · December 8, 2015
The dramatic decline to ocean freight spot market rates has served to widen the pricing differential to air rates to record levels, say Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced an upward revision of its 2015 industry outlook to a $29.3 billion net profit.
By Patrick Burnson · July 9, 2015
All regions are expected to see an improvement in profitability in 2015 compared with 2014.
By LM Staff · May 18, 2015
New service helps employees explore opportunities and employers scan resumes or post open positions to 135,000+ monthly visitors.
By Patrick Burnson · March 27, 2015
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reports that air cargo services ramped up again in February.
By Patrick Burnson · February 19, 2015
More than 800 professionals from across the air freight supply chain will gather in New Orleans in two weeks to discuss trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of the air cargo industry at the industry's premier conference and trade show, AirCargo 2015.
By Patrick Burnson · January 5, 2015
2015 promises to be a year where supply chain managers will become more reliant on air cargo. Indeed, Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7 percent over the next 20 years, with global air freight traffic expected to more than double by 2033.

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