Oil futures close at highest levels since October 2008

As the rapid rebound in air cargo traffic moderates, prognosticators forecast steady growth going forward, always with the caveat, UNLESS the air cargo industry or world economy is disturbed by a shock. Well, following on the heels of worries of new government security requirements as a consequence of last month’s intercepted terrorist bombs from Yemen, […]

This Month’s Contest: Fabulous prizes to be won!

The TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Amsterdam last week took place in the midst of some of the most serious challenges ever to confront the air freight industry: Bombs on airplanes. Criminal charges. But there was a non-serious challenge as well. It began with registration, and continues even now, days after the conference ended and […]

Cargo Facts goes to Amsterdam!

As most of you know, the biennial TIACA Air Cargo Forum takes place in Amsterdam 2-to-4 November — which just four days away as I write this. As we always do, Cargo Facts (and parent Air Cargo Management Group) will have a booth, and we hope you will stop by and visit us. We’ll be […]

The 2010 CARGO FACTS Aircraft Symposium — a look back with pictures

Our sixteenth annual CARGO FACTS Aircraft Symposium, held last week at the Doral Golf Resort in Miami, was one of the most successful ever. Attendence was well up, giving us the best crowd in recent years, the forum sessions were extremely well received (and well attended, too), and there was a non-stop hum of business […]

Changing the ‘Air’ Mindset

Over the years, modes of shipping change seemingly with the seasons. One quarter sea is hot; another air traffic bumps higher. But underlying these shifts in modal preference is a mindset among freight forwarders that might be worth attempting to change. That mindset was synopsized in the third quarter earnings conference call of Forward Air […]

Cargo Aircraft Management launches Precision Conversions’ 757-200 Combi program

Breaking news from the CARGO FACTS 2010 Symposium in Miami Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM, the leasing arm of US-based Air Transport Services Group) awarded Precision Conversions a contract for the design, engineering and certification of a 757-200 passenger-to-combi conversion. The Precision combi, designated the 757-200PCC, will offer 10 full cargo pallet positions and seating for […]

West Atlantic leases three A320 freighters from AerCap

Breaking news from the CARGO FACTS 2010 Symposium in Miami Our 16th annual aircraft symposium got underway last night at the Doral Golf Resort in Miami. A great setting, with a bigger-than-expected crowd enjoying the opening reception last night on the wide patio outside the conference venue. Over the next few days we will update […]
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