Air Cargo

  • Autonomous Flights Are One Step Closer to Reality

    Oct 10, 2018 — The air cargo industry is already considering one-person flight crews. Self-flying planes may be next.
  • New Report Details Cabotage Laws from Around the World

    Sep 26, 2018 — Approximately 80% coastal member states of the United Nations have some form of cabotage laws governing foreign maritime activity in their domestic coastal trades, according to an independent analysis conducted by the Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI), a leading international research center on maritime and seafarers’ law.
  • Lufthansa Cargo processes the world's first electronic dangerous goods declaration

    Sep 18, 2018 — Lufthansa Cargo has handled the world’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) shipment using Dakosy’s INFr8 shipping portal. Dangerous Goods Declarations on paper arrive at the airport with the respective goods and airlines can begin checking the documentation only after handover. Thanks to the new electronic system, errors in accompanying documentation can be detected and corrected before the airline receives the shipment.
  • As India's air cargo market starts to fly, carriers take a fresh look at freighters

    Sep 5, 2018 — IATA released figures yesterday showing that last year cargo volumes from India hit the million-tonne mark last year, year-on-year growth of nearly 17%.
  • Leading airfreight operator calls for more from African airports

    Aug 29, 2018 — Sanjeev Gadhia, the founder and chief executive of Astral Aviation, an all-cargo carrier based at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, as well as a TIACA director and vice chairman of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Cargo Task Force, has made a plea on behalf of freighter carriers for African airports to improve their cargo-related infrastructure and procedures.
  • Major Hurricane Lane Barrels Toward Hawaii

    Aug 23, 2018 — Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on the U.S. island chain with high winds and lashing rains and the potential to trigger flooding and landslides.