China Airlines Pilot Strike Enters Fifth Day

China Airlines Strike Taiwanese flag carrier China Airlines remains locked in a bitter dispute with its pilots’ union after a second round of negotiations failed on Monday evening over a list of grievances varying from pilots’ working hours and year-end bonuses to transparency over promotions. Longstanding disagreements over […]

St. Louis Air Cargo

St. Louis Plans to Become International Air Cargo Hub

Plans to Become International Air Cargo Hub are Back on Track Developers say the project will help establish St. Louis as an international air logistics hub as originally established and first approved in 2015. Work on the project’s $56 million first phase is expected to begin by […]

ISF for Air Shipments? Interim Final Rule Coming Soon

Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Initiative U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Transportation Security Administration are planning to release the interim final rule for mandatory Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) requirements within the next six months, according to an article by Bryan Bradley of American Shipper.  The […]

Italy Airline Situation

Demand is high. Really high.   The demand for airfreight from Italy is at an all time high. One of our Italian partners, Luca Lopez with Embassy Cargo admits, “I am on the market since 23 years and I have never seen anything like this.” Suppliers can’t […]

U.S. Customs delays air cargo security rulemaking again

Eric Kulisch of American Shipper writes, “The Advanced Air Cargo Screening pilot program has been analyzing pre-departure shipment data from voluntary participants for over five years, but U.S. Customs said it wants to iron out details before promulgating a rule for the entire air cargo […]

Air Cargo Security Program Information Collection Under Review

Air Cargo Security Program Information Collection Under Review Excerpt from: Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade | March 18, 2016 The Transportation Security Administration will accept comments no later than April 18 on its proposed revision of an information collection on air cargo security that includes […]

Amazon in Talks to Lease Boeing Jets to Launch Air-Cargo Business

Amazon in Talks to Lease Boeing Jets to Launch Air-Cargo Business Excerpt from: American Journal of Transportation | By: Reuters | December 20, 2015 Inc is negotiating to lease 20 Boeing Co 767 jets to start its own air-delivery service next month, seeking to […]

Mexico’s Friendly Skies

Mexico’s Friendly Skies Excerpt from: American Shipper | By:Jon Ross | December 13 2014 Anthony Foxx, U.S. transportation secretary, says, “This agreement is the result of the commitment on both sides of the border to strengthen the strong bonds of trade and tourism between our two […]

Shippers grapple with delays at Chicago’s O’Hare airport

Shippers Grapple with Delays at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport {Photo Source:} Air cargo shippers using Chicago O’Hare International Airport are experiencing delays because of major road construction around the hub and inconsistent service from third-party handlers. The West Coast situation isn’t helping.  Wait times for […]

Air Cargo Prices continue to Increase

Shippers drive up Asia-U.S. air cargo prices as port congestion worsens By: Greg Knowler  | November 13, 2014 Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics chairman Paul Tsui said available air freight space to the U.S. had reached critical levels and costs “have jumped […]