5 takeaways from Air Cargo China

Shanghai –Last week, Cargo Facts was once again in Shanghai, this time around exploring the massive exhibition halls of the air cargo pavilion at Transport Logistic China.  A May-heatwave might have driven foot traffic to stands with cold beverages, or prime locations underneath air conditioning vents, but there was no shortage of revealing interviews and […]

Carriers expected to exceed e-AWB penetration target this year

Adoption of the electronic air waybill (e-AWB) protocols continues to gain traction among air freight carriers and handlers, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In August, global penetration of the standards reached 19.4%, a record increase of two full percentage points, with a total of 77 airlines and 1,400 forwarders signing the multilateral […]

Cathay leads the e-freight race

According to IATA’s latest e‑AWB report, Cathay Pacific Airways now operates 46% of its international cargo shipments using e-Airwaybills, well ahead Emirates, which is in second place among the world’s major carriers at 28%. A recent push by Egyptair has lifted its e-AWB penetration to over 50%, but it does not carry anywhere near as […]
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