Driven by rising e-commerce sales, last year saw a 9.5 percent surge in global air freight tonnage for the 12 months ended Nov. 2017 — the industry’s strongest performance since the global financial crisis of 2010; and the uptrend is expected to continue in 2018.
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News & Analysis
06 Feb 2018
The new facility near the El Paso International Airport will serve shippers in what is called “the Borderplex” — a manufacturing region stretching out from the cities of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
05 Feb 2018
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has received its first air cargo shipment from China under a World Customs Organization pilot program that uses data sharing to speed up customs clearance.
01 Feb 2018
Three Dutch shipper and logistics organizations have called on the government to speed up the implementation of a local rule on aircraft landing slots at Amsterdam Schiphol and end a crisis that has cut full freighter numbers by 12 percent since the end of October.
31 Jan 2018
Given limited domestic air cargo space, and increasing demand for quick-shipped goods, Bangladesh businesses are exploring air cargo options outside the country.
31 Jan 2018
A late Lunar New Year may smooth out the traditional spike in volume ahead of the major holiday, officials said.
23 Jan 2018
Freighters calling at Dutch airport gateway of Schiphol have managed to secure landing slots for the current winter season.
22 Jan 2018
The recovering air cargo market is generating unprecedented growth at selected airports in Asia and Europe.
18 Jan 2018
Shippers of air freight should get used to tight space and high prices because demand will continue to outstrip supply on the busy trade routes.
15 Jan 2018
The space-choked China-US air freight routes may see rate levels reach incredible highs as demand overpowers supply ahead of Chinese New Year.
11 Jan 2018
From air freight to ocean to trucking, e-commerce is exerting palpable influence on the various transport markets.
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