December 2010 – January 2011

Cover Story

  • IATA steps up its cargo game

    A dramatically redrawn environment for air cargo has the industry on over-drive as new pressing security issues add to the already tough agenda for most air cargo supply chain businesses. Amongst the industry champions working to ensure sense and order prevails, not just for its member carriers but the greater air cargo supply chain is the cargo team of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Donald Urquhart reports from Geneva on IATA's progress.... Read More


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Airports & Ground Handling

From the Editor



  • Emerging economies need more efficient logistics

    DHL is urging governments and regulators to decrease the administrative burden, pursue a smarter approach to customs and security, and focus on infrastructure investment to unleash the growth potential in emerging economies. Donald Urquhart reports.... Read More



  • Maastricht Airport: The little guy in the big game

    Twelve years ago the cargo future of Maastricht airport looked promising as the airport began unrolling a strategic plan to put itself on the cargo map. Over a decade later the prospects, although different, look even more promising. By Donald Urquhart.... Read More
  • China Southern Cargo joins SkyTeam Cargo

    China Southern Airlines, a member of SkyTeam and the largest airline in China, has recently become a full member of the SkyTeam Cargo alliance. China Southern is the first Chinese carrier to join a global air cargo alliance.... Read More
  • Leading industry groups unite, swing into action

    Four key global voices of the air cargo industry have united under an agreement to form a collective advisory group and a unified voice for changes in the industry, known as the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) and have quickly come out with an action plan on security.... Read More
  • MASkargo set to spread a new set of wings

    Having come through not one, but two turbulent periods - first the restructuring and rationalisation of the passenger division of Malaysia Airlines which heavily impacted available belly capacity and secondly the economic turmoil of last year, MASkargo is deep in planning for a reinvention of sorts. By Donald Urquhart.... Read More