Spring 2017

issue 16

This issue we have a Russian airport focus, we examine the pharma certification process and look at the latest handling trends in North America.

In the Outlook 2017 piece, various air freight stakeholders discuss their expectations for the year. Also, as the Europe-Asia article describes, the previous east-west directional imbalance has now reversed on some Asia-Europe lanes, thanks to strong eastbound growth, boosted by e-commerce traffic.

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  • Regional report: Europe-Asia

    The directional air freight imbalance on some Asia-Europe lanes has reversed in tonnage terms, carriers confirm In a review published at the start of this year of some longer-term trends in the ...

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  • Customer focus: Pharma certification

    Is IATA’s CEIV programme really what shippers want, and how does it compare with GDP? Megan Ramsay investigates A recurring topic at air cargo conferences is the desire to develop and implement ...

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  • Airline interview: Saudia Cargo

    Wide-body aircraft deliveries present new opportunities, says operations VP Chris Notter Saudi Arabian Airlines will take delivery of 30 new aircraft in 2017, the airline’s largest ever deliver...

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  • Outlook 2017: On the rebound

    Selected international air freight stakeholders discuss their expectations for the year Economic outlook and traffic performance Industry-wide FTKs grew 3.8% in 2016, the second-highest annual g...

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  • Handling trends: North America

    John McCurry examines what airlines, cargo handlers, and airports are doing to improve quality and efficiency, collectively and individually Pace-setting e-AWB penetration rates, major cargo infras...

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  • Airport focus: Russia

    Significant upgrades at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport look set to transform its air cargo handling capabilities Following recent ownership and control changes at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Internation...

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  • Project focus: Supplier turned shipper

    When GSE specialist Aviaco’s equipment needs to be delivered urgently, the company rapidly transforms into an air freight customer When power outages hit the Comoros Islands recently, ground suppor...

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