Apple iPhone taking up Air Freight Space

Wonder why air freight rates from China-Taiwan are increasing? As noted in the The Guardian, the Apple iPhone 5 global demand led to a big increase in air freight cost in 2012.  We have seen first hand that they have been following the same pattern this […]

France Pilots on Strike

VC pilots’ strike on 30 September – Freighters will operate as scheduled. The pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has announced strike actions at Lufthansa Passenger Airlines for Tuesday, 30 September. The walkout will hit long-haul flights out of Frankfurt between 8.00 and 23.00 hours local […]

Fire delayed Chicago flights…

Flights at Chicago O’Hare and Midway grounded due to Fire… Now they are proceeding and at a Reduced Rate All flights in and out of Chicago O’Hare and Midway were halted after a fire at the Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Facility in Aurora, Illinois (near […]

The iPhone 6 Supply Chain

Ever wonder how the iPhone in your hand actually made it to your hand ? Check out this interesting article on Apple’s supply chain history: The iPhone 6 Supply Chain: Winners and Losers. Posted on September 21, 2014 by Eytan Buchman It was the year Apple bought up […]

TIACA seeks to end 100% Cargo Screening Mandate

The International Air CargoAssociation (TIACA) has asked the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to certify that its 100% cargo screening level on passenger aircraft has been achieved and to use its authority to immediately remove the ongoing requirement to report cargo screening data. [tiaca.org] Airlines, […]