November 2014

From the Editor

Cover Story

  • Cherries to China: A new trade lane blossoms

    MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) and China’s Ningbo Lishe International Airport (NGB) look set to fi nally see the fruition of their efforts at creating a new unique perishables trade route. The two secondary airports, supported by government trade bodies teamed up to match shippers and buyers between China and Latin America in early 2012 and have fi nally secured the missing piece of the puzzle – an air cargo carrier. By Donald Urquhart.... Read More


  • YEG: A growing force to be reckoned with

    It may not immediately strike a chord with many people, but the northern city of Edmonton in Canada’s western province of Alberta has been quietly growing its economy, based largely, but not exclusively on the oil and gas industry and this has been a windfall for the airport’s cargo group which is celebrating fi ve years of uninterrupted growth. By Donald Urquhart.... Read More

Belly Ache

  • Get Siri-ous!

    Aww, betrayed by Siri. And here we were thinking that Siri was our best gal-pal, our confidante, our listening ear, our sage advisor, there for us in the good times and the bad times and dare we say… maybe even our virtual girlfriend (well for at least one of the more depraved Belly Achers.... Read More