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March 2021: air cargo results, more than ever a truly mixed bunch…

April 20, 2021 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Air cargo’s final March figures show a year-on-year (YoY) worldwide growth of 21%. To make any sense of this percentage we need to revisit the detailed results for March 2020, the most two-faced month in air cargo living memory. YoY change in the period March 1-15, 2021, stood at -0.2%, but the YoY growth in the second half of the month was +44%, a clear reminder that the first lockdown started to bite air cargo by mid-March 2020.  As the cautious recovery of early 2021 (+1.1% YoY for the first 2 months) was halted in the first half of March (-0.2% YoY), the question arises whether the second half reversed the trend again. … Continue Reading

EVA Launches Brand-New Cargo Website

April 14, 2021 Cargo & Freight No Comments

EVA Air unveiled a new official cargo website today at The carrier used Responsive Web Design (RWD) technology to give its new website the enhanced accessibility and flexibility it needs to be responsive on a variety of platforms. … Continue Reading

Emirates SkyCargo becomes first air cargo carrier to deliver 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 destinations

In the run up to World Health Day (7 April), Emirates SkyCargo has become the first airline cargo carrier in the world to have transported more than 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines on its flights. … Continue Reading

Agoda helps hotel partners meet travelers’ desire for additional perks and benefits with the launch of Agoda Special Offers

Digital travel platform Agoda has launched Agoda Special Offers (ASO) globally, following soft launches in key Asia markets. … Continue Reading

TOPCAST Forms Distribution Partnership with AmSafe Bridport to Offer Secure Air Cargo Logistics

TOPCAST is pleased to announce a new distributor agreement with AmSafe Bridport for its commercial aftermarket parts in Asia Pacific region. … Continue Reading

Emirates SkyCargo marks one year of passenger freighter operations

March 24, 2021 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Recently, Emirates SkyCargo marked its one year of passenger freighter operations, as one of the first air cargo carriers globally to introduce cargo only flights on passenger aircraft to transport PPE and other essential supplies. … Continue Reading

Emirates SkyCargo marks one year of passenger freighter operations

March 18, 2021 Cargo & Freight No Comments

On Monday, 16 March 2020, Emirates flight EK 2503 took off from Dubai to Kuwait. Although operated on a Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft, EK 2503 carried no passengers but about 34 tonnes of bellyhold cargo that was urgently required in Kuwait. … Continue Reading

January Air Cargo Demand Recovers to pre-COVID Levels

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released January 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand returned to pre-COVID levels (January 2019) for the first time since the onset of the crisis. January demand also showed strong month-to-month growth over December 2020 levels. … Continue Reading

Emirates SkyCargo transports first doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to Australia

Emirates SkyCargo is an industry leader in the air cargo sector for the transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals including vaccines. … Continue Reading

Emirates SkyCargo to work with UNICEF for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

February 22, 2021 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Emirates SkyCargo has signed an agreement with UNICEF to prioritise the transport of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue Reading

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