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African airlines see 1% demand increase for cargo
African airlines see 1% demand increase for cargoArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in August showing that improvement remains slow amid insufficient capacity...

29 Sep 2020

O. R Tambo anticipates more than 210,000 passengers in September
O. R Tambo anticipates more than 210,000 passengers in SeptemberArticle

Since the start of Level 2 last, airport management reports that passengers appear comfortable with the health rules and processes, many of which have already become normalised across the country...

1 Sep 2020

African airlines post a 3.0% contraction in air cargo business for July
African airlines post a 3.0% contraction in air cargo business for JulyArticle

The International Air Transport Association's latest analysis on global and regional air cargo demand for July is stable but at lower levels than 2019...

1 Sep 2020

African airlines report 13.8% decline in air cargo demand
African airlines report 13.8% decline in air cargo demandArticle

The data shows an improvement in global and regional air cargo demand, however, at a slower pace than some of the traditional leading indicators would suggest...

28 Jul 2020

Emirates SkyCargo expands network connectivity
Emirates SkyCargo expands network connectivityArticle

Emirates SkyCargo will be operating scheduled cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents during the month of July 2020.

8 Jul 2020

Drones are the future for better pan-African healthcare
Drones are the future for better pan-African healthcareArticle

Drones are being successfully deployed to support medical and humanitarian projects across Africa, but for greater, more sustainable impact, they will need to be fully integrated into supply chains within an enabling regulatory environment...

3 Jul 2020

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How Covid-19 is fast-tracking progress in air freight supply chainsArticle

Few - if any - air freight supply chain stakeholders envisaged a global pandemic and air-traffic shutdown in their business continuity plans, and all had to react quickly, collaboratively and innovatively to cope with the disruption...

23 Jun 2020

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Airline industry to suffer $84bn loss in 2020Article

Financially, 2020 will go down as the worst year in the history of aviation. On average, every day of this year will add $230m to industry losses...

10 Jun 2020

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Global air cargo demand plummetsArticle

Data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets in April showed that demand dropped by 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever recorded...

3 Jun 2020

Collaboration key to helping pharma supply chains weather Covid-19 storm
Collaboration key to helping pharma supply chains weather Covid-19 stormArticle

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical supply chain are grappling with a growing gap between air cargo capacity and demand for lifesaving medical products, as flights are grounded and borders closed...

2 Jun 2020

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OR Tambo cargo traffic up by 62% in AprilArticle

OR Tambo International Airport has facilitated a total 1,400 landing and departing cargo flights from Thursday, 26 March up to Friday, 22 May...

29 May 2020

Emirates SkyCago continues supply of commodities to and from SA
Emirates SkyCago continues supply of commodities to and from SAArticle

The main commodities transported on the charter flights are medical supplies including face masks, protective covers, sanitisers, equipment for hospitals in addition to pharmaceuticals, raw materials and spare parts...

22 Apr 2020

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Stakeholders urge collaboration, technology to keep essential goods supply chains movingArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and global lockdowns have challenged Africa's air cargo and logistics stakeholders in recent weeks, but through collaboration, agility and the use of digital technologies, they are ably delivering on their mandate to supply critical goods...

22 Apr 2020

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Africa posts fastest air cargo growth against 3.3% global slumpArticle

The air cargo industry started the year on a weak footing...

5 Mar 2020

Air cargo stakeholders to fast-track AfCFTA operational progress
Air cargo stakeholders to fast-track AfCFTA operational progressArticle

As air cargo and logistics industry stakeholders prepare to seize new opportunities presented by the new Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement...

18 Feb 2020

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Global air freight demand drops by 3.3% in 2019Article

The International Air Transport Association has released its 2019 data for global air freight markets...

6 Feb 2020

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Emirates SkyCargo gets ready to grow global trade in 2020Article

"The global air cargo industry witnessed what was a very challenging year in 2019. Economic uncertainty, tensions in global trade and unrest in key markets negatively impacted cargo volumes. However, the tough market conditions were an opportunity for us to review our core offering to our customers."

16 Jan 2020

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Global air freight markets down 1.1% in November 2019Article

African carriers posted the fastest growth of any region in November 2019, with an increase in demand of 19.8% compared to the same period a year earlier...

8 Jan 2020

2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property market
2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property marketArticle

Following another year of tepid economic growth, and with the latest round of load shedding further dampening the economy and expected to result in a Moody's downgrade early next year, where does that leave South Africa's residential property market?

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Air transport growth expected to rise in 2020Article

The International Air Transport Association has forecasted that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of $29.3bn in 2020, improved over a net profit of $25.9bn expected in 2019...

12 Dec 2019

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Aviation industry highlights dangers of rogue lithium battery shipmentsArticle

The International Air Transport Association, in partnership with the Global Shippers Forum, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and the International Air Cargo Association, are amplifying their efforts to ensure the safe air transport of lithium batteries...

12 Dec 2019

Annual air cargo demand down 3.5% in October
Annual air cargo demand down 3.5% in OctoberArticle

Over the past year, air cargo has suffered from the effects of the trade war between the US and China, the deterioration in global trade, and a broad-based slowing in economic growth...

5 Dec 2019

Africa gets a boost in aviation security
Africa gets a boost in aviation securityArticle

A programme developed by the International Civil Aviation Organization in collaboration with the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University has seen 20 more people graduate from the Aviation Security Professional Management course, which carries a formal designation of AVSEC PM...

4 Dec 2019

IATA: African airlines show positive growth in air cargo traffic
IATA: African airlines show positive growth in air cargo trafficArticle

The International Air Transport Association has released its data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne-kilometres, decreased by 4.5% in September 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.

8 Nov 2019

African air cargo soars, while global market faces headwinds
African air cargo soars, while global market faces headwindsArticle

The International Air Transport Association released data for global air freight markets showing that demand contracted by 3.9% in August 2019. This marks the 10th consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes...

10 Oct 2019

FedEx schedules ORTIA as first regular all-cargo destination in Africa
FedEx schedules ORTIA as first regular all-cargo destination in AfricaArticle

Management of OR Tambo International Airport says its strategy to boost air cargo volumes will be significantly enhanced by the airport becoming global logistics giant FedEx's first location to welcome a regularly scheduled flight into Africa...

25 Sep 2019

Trade war effects on global air freight demand
Trade war effects on global air freight demandArticle

Air cargo continues to suffer from weak global trade and the intensifying trade dispute between the US and China. Global trade volumes are 1.4% lower than a year ago and trade volumes between the US and China have fallen by 14% year-to-date compared to the same period in 2018...

6 Sep 2019

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IATA releases its 2018 airline industry performance figuresArticle

The performance figures for 2018 shows that global air connectivity continues to become more accessible and more efficient...

2 Aug 2019

Comair CEO resigns while still in the clouds
Comair CEO resigns while still in the cloudsArticle

After 23 years with Comair, CEO Erik Venter has resigned. Venter managed to keep the airline at a profitable cruising speed amidst a turbulent airline industry for the duration of his tenure...

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Air freight makes weak start to 2019
Air freight makes weak start to 2019Article

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand decreased 1.8% in January 2019...

11 Mar 2019

DHL Global Forwarding named Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the Year
DHL Global Forwarding named Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the YearArticle

DHL Global Forwarding has been voted Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the Year for 2019, by readers of STAT Times...

25 Feb 2019

Bongiwe Pityi-Vokwana, general manager of the airport
OR Tambo is African Airport of the Year for the 4th timeArticle

OR Tambo International Airport was named African Airport of the Year for the fourth time at the Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition...

22 Feb 2019

First phase of R4.5bn OR Tambo mixed-use precinct development unveiled
First phase of R4.5bn OR Tambo mixed-use precinct development unveiledArticle

OR Tambo International Airport has unveiled the first phase of a multi-billion-rand development plan for its Western Precinct...

13 Feb 2019

Global air freight demand up 3.5%
Global air freight demand up 3.5%Article

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets...

11 Feb 2019

CargoLogic Germany joins BARIG
CargoLogic Germany joins BARIGArticle

CargoLogic Germany is now a member of the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (BARIG)...

28 Jan 2019

Air Cargo Africa exhibition and conference set for take-off under Messe München banner in February
Air Cargo Africa exhibition and conference set for take-off under Messe München banner in FebruaryArticle

The fifth biennial Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition gets underway in Johannesburg in February under the management of international exhibitions giant Messe München...

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Clear View 3.0 discusses the air cargo industryArticle

The third edition of the Air Cargo Thought Leadership Summit by Kale Logistics Solutions - Clear View 2018 - was held at the end of November 2018 in Thailand...

11 Dec 2018

Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named
Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 namedArticle

Etion's Teddy Daka and Absa's Jacques Barkhuizen have been named SA's IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year at the SA IT industry's top annual awards...

3 Dec 2018

Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018
Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018Article

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has named the finalists for the 2018 President's Awards...

25 Oct 2018

The transport logistic network is growing
The transport logistic network is growingArticle

Messe München has purchased the Air Cargo India and Air Cargo Africa exhibitions from the Indian publishing house Stat Trade Times...

16 Oct 2018

Moderate freight growth continues in July
Moderate freight growth continues in JulyArticle

The International Air Transport Association released data for global air freight markets...

3 Sep 2018

Air cargo continues to be a difficult business
Air cargo continues to be a difficult businessArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand rose 2.7% in June 2018...

8 Aug 2018

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The urgent areas of improvement for air cargo industryArticle

The Federal Association of German Air Traffic Industry (BDL) along with various other organised associations addressed the challenges the air cargo industry is facing at a recent joint air cargo industry talk in Berlin, Germany...

2 Jul 2018

IATA highlights four priorities for the future success of air cargo
IATA highlights four priorities for the future success of air cargoArticle

At the recent World Cargo Symposium, IATA highlighted four priorities for the future success of the air cargo industry...

22 Mar 2018

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Global air freight demand rises by 9.2%Article

New data released by the International Air Transport Association shows that demand for global air freight markets in September 2017 rose 9.2%...

6 Nov 2017

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