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1000 freighters in twenty years forsees Airbus

According to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast, (GMF), the industry will require almost 26,000 new aircraft valued at US$3.2 trillion between 2010 and 2029, 1,000 of which will be freighters. The demand for these aircraft is driven primarily by the need to replace aircraft with newer more eco-efficient models in mature markets, dynamic growth in new […]

Airfreight at a turning point?

Courtesy of Eyefortransport The International Air Transport Association has announced international traffic results for October, showing a 14.4% year-on-year increase for international freight. According to IATA’s director general & CEO Giovanni Bisignani, growth is returning to a more normal pattern, with freight demand 1% above pre-crisis levels of early-2008. “Where we go from here is […]

Airlines furious to Spanish Airspace closure

This is a reprint from Air Cargo Weekly Activities and Trends bulletin No49 The Association of European Airlines, which brings together 35 of Europe’s most important network carriers, has roundly condemned the circumstances which caused the paralysis of air traffic within, to and from Spain last week, as air traffic controllers walked off the job […]

Turners Shipping joins BDP network

Durban-based Turners Shipping joined the BDP Global Network on December 1st, and will be representing the logistics giant in Southern Africa. Turner Group MD Conrad Cochrane-Murray said that membership of the network would be a great step forward for the country because it extends its reach to the 1,000 locations in 100 countries around the […]

Shippers Voice on total scanning of the airfreight

According to Andrew Traill, managing partner of Shippers’ Voice, 100% scanning of airfreight would not only harm international trade, it would also be ineffective. “Killing the air freight industry with draconian security procedures would be giving the terrorists a result they would long to see,” says Traill. Traill says that the most effective way to […]

Sofia airport fails to comply EU Directive

The European Commission has requested Bulgaria to ensure fair access for providers of ground handling at Sofia airport. The Commission considers that Bulgaria is failing to fulfill its obligations under Directive 96/67/EC, whereby any service provider should be able to compete to provide ground handling services such as baggage handling, catering services, fuel and oil […]