March 2014

From the Editor

  • Regulatory inequality

    Watching the latest news from the ocean shipping world has got me thinking. I’m struck by the stark inequality between regulations applied to the commercial aviation sector and those applied to the world of ocean shipping.... Read More

Cover Story

  • Emirates SkyCargo continues to fly high

    It is a carrier that by any definition does not fly under the radar. Emirates Airline’s reputation, network, fleet and ambitions – like its national flag-inspired tail livery – are unapologetically big and bold. And if there was any doubt as to its large stature, one only need look at its recent aircraft order which smashed all previous records for its sheer scale. Likewise its cargo division, Emirates SkyCargo, with not only reach and depth, but an uncanny knack of bucking the industry down trend with capacity expansion, cargo growth and profitability. Donald Urquhart reports from Mumbai.... Read More

Belly Ache

  • The Phantom of the North Atlantic.

    This week’s Belly Ache focuses on a topic quite unrelated to air cargo, but we’re confident you will agree it is an item that is so fantastical it will surely be made into Hollywood movie at some point! After all, it has all the components of a ‘great’ box office hit – ghostly mystery, intrigue and of course an essential ingredient... cannibal rats!... Read More