The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) has evaluated the needs of the industry and developed and published the IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM), which will help airlines and handlers to work together more effectively while promoting safety and efficiency in air cargo operations.
It’s a debate that has stirred since the passenger and airfreight industries inception; the argument between utilizing belly hold space and dedicated freighters for air cargo …
The never-ending summer that Emirates SkyCargo calls home in Dubai is not the most hospitable place for keeping cargo cool. Not backing away from a challenge, Emirates SkyCargo took the initiative to study and invest in major infrastructure that has made the airline a leading transporter of temperature sensitive cargo.
Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.2 percent over the next 20 years, with 930 new and 1,440 converted freighters needed to meet market demand by 2035.
The moment a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis erupts, the team supporting the affected people on the ground and aiding in all the logistics involved are humanitarian aid workers. Much preparation is done beforehand to make sure when a crisis does happen, supplies and teams are ready.