War in Ukraine and Omicron disrupts Air Cargo movements

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released March 2022 data for global air cargo markets showing a drop in demand. The effects of Omicron in Asia, the Russia – Ukraine war and a challenging operating backdrop contributed to the decline. Note: The numbers are to year-on-year traffic comparisons, instead of comparisons with the 2019 period, […]

The Way We Look At The Global Economy Needs To Change In Future

Global supply chains are knotting up from China to Denmark, sparking re-examinations of things as macro as globalization itself and micro as trucking efficiency around American ports. As for the big picture, the intertwined world economy took decades to stitch together and will take years to play out, however it evolves. In the meantime, economists are squinting to see the […]

Dnata invests in solar energy at Changi Airport

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, continues to invest in infrastructure and equipment to further improve resource efficiency globally. The company has installed a 3.5 megawatt-peak rooftop solar power system across its operations, including its cargo and catering facilities, at Changi Airport (SIN). The rooftop power plant comprises of over 6,500 individual solar […]

Flying taxis, the future is here. Air-One, opens in Coventry, UK, heralding a new age of zero-emission transport

Urban-Air Port® opens Air-One®, a world-first demonstration of a fully-operational hub for future electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) vehicles – such as air taxis – and autonomous delivery drones, to demonstrate the potential of advanced air mobility globally.   Air-One® will demonstrate how advanced air mobility can cut congestion and air pollution and support […]

Why companies must think long term to solve supply chain challenges

The global supply chain has been in crisis for many months now — and all signs point to disruption and uncertainty remaining the status quo for years to come. Findings show that manufacturers are very concerned about being able to deliver their products or services at acceptable margins now and in the future. The C-suite […]

Digital vaccine proofs, air travellers with disabilities & assistance to aircraft accident victims and their families among range of latest priorities

The ICAO Council has adopted a new set of international Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) addressing national civil aviation responses to public health emergencies, and the security and inspection of travel and related health documents. The new Amendment 29 to Annex 9 – Facilitation to the Chicago Convention also addresses a wider range of facilitation provisions […]

EASA Launches European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency launched the European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones, an initiative which ensures that participating EASA member states and their operators have easy access to the best information when planning flights near or over areas of conflict. The launch of the platform, developed together with Osprey Flight […]

TAROM signs for Traxon cargoHUB and renews to for Cargospot suite

TAROM has signed to join CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB community. The long-time CHAMP customer joined the largest air cargo community service, in addition to renewing for CHAMP’s Cargospot suite – including renewing for Cargospot Airlines and Revenue. These solutions are serviced through CHAMP’s state-of-the-art data center using industry-leading technologies, which offer enhanced security and optimum connection […]

Lufthansa Cargo launches new medium-haul network with A321 freighters

From March 1, Lufthansa Cargo customers will also be able to book their cargo on converted A321 medium-haul freighters. With the start of operations on March 15, Lufthansa Cargo will gradually complement the global route network with Istanbul (IST), Tel Aviv (TLV), Malta (MLA), Tunis (TUN), Dublin (DUB) and Manchester (MAN) by operating these freighters. […]