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Slowdown will hit profit outlook
The first half of 2019 has been challenging for the global air cargo business. IATA reported that global air freight markets showed FTKs, decreasing by 3.4% in May 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was a slight improvement on the 5.6% contraction in April
Tactical moves
Satu Dahl analyses the bidirectional transatlantic air freight market and looks at how major gateways and airlines are gearing up to accommodate growing freight volumes
All change
Alaska Airlines is on the brink of a second transformation, one even more cataclysmic than the previous round, as Ian Putzger discovers
Cargo evolution
In the June issue of Airline Cargo Management, we talk to Alaska Air Cargo about what lies ahead
Perishables potential
CEVA Logistics is poised for another challenging year, but sees growth opportunities, particularly in perishables – Helmut Kaspers, the company’s COO Global Air Freight and Ocean Freight tells Helen Massy-Beresford
Forward thinking
A weekly air freight rate index, TAC, will soon be launched. Based on raw data from multinational forwarders, it will also be used to set in motion forward freight agreements, allowing all parties in the supply chain to hedge against spot market rate changes. But, discovers Alexandra Lennane, it has not been welcomed in all quarters
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