Post Tagged with: "IATA"

Air cargo continues its move from “Me” to “Us”

Air cargo continues its move from “Me” to “Us”

Airports, Carriers, News, Strategy March 15, 2017 at 10:28 am

At the World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi today, host IATA announced the launch of the IATA Cargo Handling Manual, “to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations.” IATA sees the manual as part of “the air cargo industry’sRead More

CEIV – Stakeholders must be honest about their limitations

CEIV – Stakeholders must be honest about their limitations

Carriers, Strategy March 14, 2017 at 9:46 am

IATA’s CEIV Pharma program has succeeded in making air freight a less risky proposition for pharma shippers, but, as delegates to the World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Abu Dhabi learned yesterday, about 25% of vaccines still reach their destination in “degraded condition.” And Andrea Gruber, IATA’s Senior Manager Special CargoRead More

January gains come with an asterisk

January gains come with an asterisk

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic March 6, 2017 at 10:31 am

Two weeks ago, we looked at the January data available from some of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports. At that time we predicted that once all results were in, it was likely that worldwide air cargo demand for the month would show a modest year-over-year increase. But weRead More

2016 Air freight market outperformed expectations

2016 Air freight market outperformed expectations

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic February 2, 2017 at 10:46 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for December 2016, showing a 9.8% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was up 11%. The IATA December result was the highest gain recordedRead More

SF goes Ukrainian

SF goes Ukrainian

Asia, E-Commerce, Express, News, Strategy January 13, 2017 at 9:33 am

China-based SF Express and Ukraine-based postal and express company Nova Poshta signed a partnership agreement under which the two will cooperate to provide fast delivery of packages from China to online shoppers in Ukraine. The service, which has been tested over the past few months, will offer full track andRead More

Solid demand growth continues in November

Solid demand growth continues in November

Capacity & Demand, Traffic January 12, 2017 at 10:33 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for November 2016, showing a 6.8% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was up 8.2%. The IATA November result is down from the 9.2%Read More

IATA study: Air connectivity can improve trade by 6:1 ratio

IATA study: Air connectivity can improve trade by 6:1 ratio

Capacity & Demand, News, Strategy December 12, 2016 at 8:55 am

The more connected you are with the world, the greater your ability to engage in trade – by a factor of 6 to 1. Those are the findings of a recent study released by The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which made a quantitative link between a country’s air cargoRead More

October demand growth strongest in years

October demand growth strongest in years

E-Commerce, News, Traffic December 8, 2016 at 8:48 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for October 2016, showing a 9.2% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was up 8.2%. The IATA October result is in line with ourRead More