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1509, 2022

Maersk Air Cargo starts regulatory process for US flights | Air Cargo News

By |September 15th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk has applied to the US Department of Transportation to have the foreign air carrier permit of subsidiary Star Air transferred to its new Maersk Air Cargo business. In filings seen by Air Cargo News, the company has applied to amend and reissue Star Air’s foreign air carrier permit in the company’s new legal name Maersk Air Cargo [...]

809, 2022

Air Cargo Tracks Near Pre-COVID Levels | IATA

By |September 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for July 2022 global air cargo markets showing that demand continued to track at near pre-pandemic levels in July (-3.5%), but below July 2021 performance (-9.7%). Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), fell 9.7% compared to July 2021 (-10.2% for international operations). Demand stood at -3.5% compared to July 2019. Capacity [...]

109, 2022

WorldACD finds reasons to be cheerful in air cargo volume figures | aircargo news

By |September 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The demand declines registered in air cargo this year do not to tell the full story when it comes to the industry’s performance, according to data provider WorldACD. In an analysis of how the industry has been performing on a country-by-country basis, WorldACD found that the 4% year-on-year decline in chargeable weight registered at a global level over the [...]

109, 2022

“Committed to our goal to become Europe’s smartest cargo hub.” – Schiphol Airport

By |September 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Not many know that the Schiphol Airport is located at the bed of the Haarlemmer Lake, more than 4 meters below sea level. It is one of the world’s most low-lying airports but also the oldest to occupy the same location. The Schiphol Group was also awarded a royal seal in 2016 on completion of its 100 years and has [...]

2408, 2022

How air passenger traffic impacts cargo capacity | aircargo news

By |August 24th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The airfreight industry experienced record high rates in the spring of 2020. Around 45% of airfreight is transported in the belly of passenger planes, but with passenger traffic down, about 75% of airfreight capacity was removed from the market. The world is returning to the skies, but the effects of the pandemic still linger for the air cargo industry. Global [...]

2408, 2022

Airport congestion and rising prices push imports beyond the perimeter | The Loadstar

By |August 24th, 2022|Categories: Nieuwsbrief, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worldwide Flight Services is opening its fourth air cargo terminal at Schiphol, but unlike the handler’s three other facilities at the Dutch gateway, the 3,000 sq metre building caters for airline clients not flying into the airport. A more likely variant these days is handling facilities for online carriers at an airport coming onstream outside the perimeter fence. This spring [...]

2408, 2022

London is due to get a 7th international airport | Insider

By |August 24th, 2022|Categories: Nieuwsbrief, Uncategorized|0 Comments

London is due to get another airport after plans to redevelop a former military air base were approved by the UK government. On August 18, the Department of Transport approved a Development Consent Order for the redevelopment of Manston Airport, located on the Isle of Thanet in Kent. It marks the end of a five-year battle by the airport's owner, RiverOak Strategic [...]

1708, 2022

June Air Cargo: Stable and Resilient | IATA

By |August 17th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seasonally adjusted cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs) increased by 0.7% in the month of June, following a flat outturn last month. Compared with a year ago, June CTKs were 6.4% lower, a modest improvement from the 8.7% decline in May. Available cargo tonne-kilometers (ACTKs) increased by 6.7% year-on-year (YoY). Latin America and Africa are the only two regions currently showing a YoY [...]

1108, 2022

CLIVE for ACN: The decline in air cargo rates across the Atlantic continued in July

By |August 11th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Since the introduction of more belly capacity across the Atlantic from March onwards, the dynamic loadfactor decreased from 82% to 61% in July. Obviously, the traditionally slower summer months also played a role in this decline. As a result, air cargo rates from Europe to North America are now around 25% lower than what they were a few months ago. [...]

1008, 2022

Why cargo community system is more important now than ever before | STAT Times

By |August 10th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

With air cargo increasingly focused across various verticals, data analytics and data mining technologies become important for all the players in the supply chain - shippers, freight forwarders and airlines. "An Airport Cargo Community System (also referred to as Cargo Community System (CCS) is a neutral and open electronic platform aiding intelligent and secure information exchange between stakeholders. It [...]

2707, 2022

Dutch Say Airport Cap Will Bring an End to Cheap Hub Flights | Bloomberg

By |July 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dutch moves to cut noise and air pollution at Amsterdam Schiphol airport will signal an end to its status as a hub for price-sensitive travelers, Infrastructure Minister Mark Harbers said in an interview. A capacity cap to be imposed next year means the airport will no longer be focused on luring passengers seeking the cheapest connecting flights between other [...]

2107, 2022

Rates predicted to stay high despite a muted air cargo peak season | Air Cargo News

By |July 21st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transportation rates are expected to stay above pre-pandemic levels for the foreseeable future despite the recent slowdown in demand. Seko Logistics chief growth officer Brian Bourke said that demand had slowed this year compared with 2021 and that the constant peak season experienced over the last two years has been replaced by pre-covid seasonal trends. He said the slowdown has [...]

1907, 2022

The Amsterdam Area: Logistics hub for life sciences and health | I amsterdam

By |July 19th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A new report into life sciences and health logistics highlights the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area’s role as a leading player in the field and offers recommendations to ensure it safeguards this position. Ever since the invention of the microscope in the 17th century, the Netherlands has supported a long and honourable record of innovation in life sciences and health (LSH). According [...]

807, 2022

Cargo iQ launches road feeder service pilot | Air Logistics International

By |July 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cargo iQ has launched a pilot programme to provide visibility for road feeder services in the air cargo industry. The pilot, carried out in partnership with Emirates SkyCargo, Jan de Rijk Logistics, and software company CargoHub, will test the practicalities of Cargo iQ’s Road Feeder Services specifications, ensuring that messaging standards between CargoHub, the airline, and trucking company work in [...]

807, 2022

The future of our cargo community | Schiphol

By |July 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s cargo hub is where carriers, forwarders, handling agents and airlines come together. That requires streamlined processes, not least in the areas of connectivity and safety. At the same time, Schiphol has a clear goal: to eliminate CO2 emissions from its aviation processes by 2030. How will the cargo community develop in the coming years, what does the [...]

807, 2022

May Air Cargo Buoyed by Easing of Omicron Restrictions in China | IATA

By |July 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released May 2022 data for global air cargo markets showing that the easing of Omicron restrictions in China helped to alleviate supply chain constraints and contributed a performance improvement in May. Note: We returned to year-on-year traffic comparisons, instead of comparisons with the 2019 period, unless otherwise noted.  Global demand, measured in cargo [...]

507, 2022

Multimodal Digital Cargo Hackathon in Amsterdam | IATA

By |July 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

After 2 years of fully digital hackathons, 2022 was the year the air cargo developer community could reconnect in a hybrid format! In cooperation with, and hosted by the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), IATA welcomed some 100 onsite participants in the innovative and inspiring Startup Village Amsterdam and another 50+ online participants through our Devpost hackathon site during the weekend of [...]

507, 2022

Amidst challenges, Euro airports chug on to recovery | STAT Times

By |July 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tracing the trajectory of the European air cargo market through some of the cargo airports in the continent, as they ride out the worst and best of times amidst global market volatility, muted air capacity, and capacity constraints. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2021 to 2028. The air cargo business is an important [...]

107, 2022

First TIACA Regional Event a Success

By |July 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announced that the first edition of the Regional event series was a success. The series is aimed at engaging and bringing the air cargo community together to discuss issues that we are facing at a regional level. The kick-off event was held in Amsterdam and was hosted by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Tuesday, June 28th, [...]

3006, 2022

European Commission urges air cargo to prepare for new security requirements | Air Cargo News

By |June 30th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The European Commission (EC) is urging the air cargo industry to prepare for new rules that from March next year will require the submission of advanced shipment information before air cargo is loaded. The EC said that the new rules mean that all freight forwarders, air carriers, express couriers, and postal operators transporting goods to or through the European Union [...]