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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
Online opportunity
Growth of e-commerce has accelerated considerably, presenting huge opportunities to an air cargo industry only now climbing out of a period of stagnation, says Kerry Reals
Going for growth
GEODIS is looking for growth, with increasing production in Eastern Europe and booming e-commerce key drivers, as Helen Massy-Beresford finds out
Perishables push
Perishables growth calls for more cold chain investment in Africa. Ian Putzger reports
Tweaking the toolbox
Ian Putzger finds out more about the training that is on offer in the air cargo industry and what additional learning resources may be needed
A new lease of life
Flexibility is leasing’s USP, meaning it wins when business is booming for express freight and wins again when demand is flat and airlines divest themselves of their aircraft or choose leasing over buying. Rob Coppinger investigates
Risky business
Regulations governing air transport of hazardous freight are complex and constantly evolving. Alex Derber investigates how well the industry is keeping up
Low cost lift
Low cost carriers are finally ramping up their push into cargo, with longer routes and more widebody aircraft helping make the case, as Ian Putzger finds out