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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
High potential
As we head back to work after a summer break for much of Europe, it’s a busy issue for Airline Cargo Management
Fuel for thought
The price of oil is a constant threat to profitability, but air freight’s fuel surcharges can be a legal problem as well as a competitive one, as Rob Coppinger discovers
All change
Alaska Airlines is on the brink of a second transformation, one even more cataclysmic than the previous round, as Ian Putzger discovers
Oil change
Oil prices look to be heading back from record lows – but what does this mean for air cargo operators? Helen Massy-Beresford finds out
Pushing perishables
Switzerland-based Panalpina is looking to increase its presence in the growing perishables sector and offset a gas and oil business that has been slowing
Editorial comment - September 2016
The September issue of Airline Cargo Management is a snapshot of an industry in full evolution
Bearing all
Falling fuel prices, growing volumes and pre-holiday sea freight chaos gave the industry a newfound confidence towards the end of last year. Can it last? Airline Cargo Management asked what you think about the market, the industry and its future
Going all-in
Two airlines have made the jump and opted for all-in rates, relegating at least two surcharges to history. But there will be both benefits and challenges to come with the new pricing structure, discovers Alexandra Lennane
The rate debate
With increasing numbers of airlines changing their surcharge methodology, shippers are asking whether it’s time to ditch the extra tariffs in favour of all-in rates. Alex Lennane reports
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