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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
When shippers go rogue
Occasional movers of dangerous goods will sometimes inadvertently flout regulations that change every year. But others, Martin Roebuck learns, are wilfully ignoring rules designed to protect us all
Risk and reward
A risk-based approach to security is effective, flexible, and enables air commerce to flow freely, argues Doug Brittin, secretary general of TIACA
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
Times are changing
TIACA has positioned itself as the industry voice for stakeholders across the supply chain. Here, Doug Britten, secretary general, outlines the association’s achievements so far and its aims for the future
Dangerous liaisons
Many small shippers are unaware of the rules which apply to the shipment of dangerous goods; even major multinationals often fail to comply. But with more regulation on its way, it’s time all forwarders and shippers became compliant, finds Martin Roebuck
Tightening the noose
The TSA is continuing with plans to screen all US-bound cargo by December 2012. But, asks Ian Putzger, are all the pieces in place for this to happen?
Tightening the noose
The TSA is continuing with plans to screen all US-bound cargo by December 2012. But, asks Ian Putzger, are all the pieces in place for this to happen?