Air Freight

By Patrick Burnson · June 12, 2017
One of the most positive developments so far this year in the global supply chain sector has been the rebound in the fortunes of air cargo.
By Patrick Burnson · April 28, 2017
A new forecast and independent assessment of freighter demand has been released by the air cargo consultancy ACMG.
By Patrick Burnson · March 30, 2017
Our panel of air cargo experts convenes to examine the issues air shippers face today regarding a surge in global demand, new regulatory measures and the ongoing refinement of service-oriented technologies.
By Patrick Burnson · March 22, 2017
The International Air Transport Association called on the air cargo industry to accelerate modernization and focus on delivering high quality service.
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.
SPECIAL REPORT
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.

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