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Candidate for conversion
Vallair is ramping up cargo capabilities and sees opportunities as a wave of new freighters take off. Keith Mwanalushi speaks to Head of Cargo Conversions Peter Koster while in Montpellier, France
Handle with care
The care and operation of ULDs has come under the spotlight recently, and as Bob Rogers Vice President at ULD CARE reveals, there are some new solutions to old problems
Regional connections
Following the start of all-cargo services by Hawaiian Airlines, the spotlight is back on regional freighters but despite abundant freight to carry, finding enough pilots is a concern. Ian Putzger reports
Shifting cargo
ULD management specialist Unilode is increasing visibility of cargo shipments through robust tracking services and outsourcing programmes. Ian Putzger speaks to Chief Executive Officer BenoƮt Dumont
The animal trails
Transporting animals is big business, and as Ian Putzger finds, investment and a clear strategy is key to keeping revenue up
The lease chronicles
Recent freighter lease deals for the 737-800 are but the slow beginnings of a market that is set to burgeon rapidly, just as soon as used prices and airframe availability reach their sweet spot. Paul E Eden reports
Change is in the air
Logistics companies are facing an era of unprecedented change as digitisation, operating models and customer expectations evolve. Keith Mwanalushi looks at some recent developments
Signs of the time
Signs point to steady growth in air cargo volumes on routes within Asia and this has been driven in part by significant changes in manufacturing supply chains, as Stan Abbott finds
Leading lights - Jason Berry, Alaska Airlines
Jason Berry provides executive oversight of Alaska Air Cargo, within Alaska Air Group. In his role, Jason engages with Federal and State staff officials regarding policy impacting the cargo business, and represents Alaska at trade and industry events. Prior to his current role, Jason previously served as Director, Cargo Operations and Compliance for Alaska Air Group, with responsibility for all aspects of cargo operations within Alaska Air Group and its subsidiaries
Cargo in the spotlight
It was refreshing to see air cargo take centre stage at the 2018 instalment of the Farnborough Airshow.