International Air Cargo Association

International Air Cargo Association

04 Feb 2015
It was no surprise to find air cargo executives at the WCA Worldwide forwarders conference in Hong Kong lobbying for more shippers and forwarders to send their cargo via air, but the U.S. port congestion provided a helpful marketing tool.
27 Jan 2015
HONG KONG — Air freight on the Asia-North America trade is riding a tailwind that filled freighters and bellies in the la
21 Dec 2014
The air freight business has just completed its best peak season in years, but the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has presented a sobering picture of an industry enjoying a cyclical upturn while struggling to overcome structural problems.
09 Oct 2014
China’s e-commerce market continues to generate incredible year-over-year growth and huge amounts of hype, but AirBridgeCargo’s executive president Denis Ilin brought the discussion down to Earth at an Air Cargo Forum panel in Seoul this week.
08 Oct 2014
The air cargo industry is in a battle for survival and needs to urgently address fast evolving shipper demands, said Glyn Hughes, global head of cargo for the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
08 Oct 2014
There is no significant loss of air cargo to ocean freight, said Atlas Air president and CCO Michael Steen, arguing against a widely held industry belief that shippers were shifting modes to save on transport costs.
07 Oct 2014
Smarter buying, modal shift and a less time-sensitive need from customers threatens to derail the recent recovery in air freight, leaving the industry with little time to sit back and enjoy its first peak season in years.
07 Sep 2014
The air cargo market is giddily awaiting tomorrow’s unveiling of Apple’s new iPhone 6 that when launched will create a spike in export traffic from the production city of Zhengzhou and add further lift to solid air freight volumes out of China.
12 Jun 2014
Industry experts say there’s one unintended side effect of maritime uncertainty: the chance for air freight volumes to soar.