Speaking in Shanghai at the start of the International Air Transport Association’s 9th World Cargo Symposium, the organisation’s Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler, emphasised that China is now a leading air cargo nation, accounting for 7% of global air freight. IATA also anticipates that China will become the world’s largest air travel market around 2030.
IATA is predicting a challenging year for the air cargo sector, driven in part by the deflationary economic climate in the Eurozone and the slowdown in the Chinese economy
In line with an announcement made at Air Cargo Africa 2015 in Johannesburg, Network Aviation Group is expanding its cargo services at Stansted by adding a 4th weekly service between Kenya and London.
Lesley Batchelor, the Institute of Export’s Director General, has been presented with her OBE for services to business at an investiture at Buckingham Palace held by The Princess Royal on behalf of the Queen.
As part of the Safer Logistics Seminars at the Health & Safety Event, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s new CEO Peter Ward, will lead a panel session aimed at raising the issue of sprinklers in warehousing space.