Airfreight to Central Asia with Ural Airlines via Sofia Airport

In the past we have tried to move some loads from USA to Dushanbe and we found that the options are very limited especially when it is about to move from airports different from New York and Los Angeles.  As […]

Transportation services between Philippines and Bulgaria

The Republic of the Philippines, more commonly referred to as the Philippines is located in Southeast Asia, at 1,210 km from the coast of mainland Asia. The country consist of 7,107 islands, of which only about 10% are inhabited. Philippine  […]

Planning of an airfreight shipment

In our last blog we have discussed the elements of the freight quote. Today we will move forward. Assume the quote is accepted and load is tendered to the shipping agent. What happens next? I would split air shipping in […]

Courier or freight forwarder ?

What is the difference between freight forwarder and a courier?  I have been often asked that question. Well, from operational point of view the difference is tremendous but from customers point of view the difference is none. Why? The customer […]

Al Italia has lifted the embargo for cargo to Lagos, Nigeria

The airline Al Italia has lifted the embargo on cargo shipments to Lagos, Nigeria. Now you can send all of your rate requests and bookings for air cargo shipments from Sofia airport to Lagos. The flight schedule is as follow: […]

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, […]

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 […]

IATA calls for global coordinated cargo security

This post is a reprint from eyefortransport.com .  The issue is pretty serious that is why I copy/pasted it for further share. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on security regulators around the world to work together in […]