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Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions lead air freight growth

Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions lead air freight growth

Data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) identifies that global air freight markets grew by 4.2% in freight tonne kilometres (FTK) during November 2014, compared to the same period in the previous year.

UKWA names Peter Ward as new CEO

UKWA names Peter Ward as new CEO

Following on from the news that Roger Williams, the longstanding CEO of United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA), is to hand over his current role in mid- January, the Association has named Peter Ward as his successor.

Plans lodged for giant warehouse at Manchester’s Airport City

Plans lodged for giant warehouse at Manchester’s Airport City

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) and Birmingham-based logistics property specialist Stoford have lodged plans for a 260,000 sq ft logistics unit at the £800m Airport City development.

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne

Chancellor continues fuel duty freeze but ‘could have done more’

When delivering his Autumn Statement to a packed House of Commons, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced that fuel duty is to remain frozen at 57.95 pence per litre, the level it has been at since 2011.

UK could lose its European aviation crown within 10 years

UK could lose its European aviation crown within 10 years

As the Airports Commission prepares to launch its 12 week consultation into the shortlisted options for how the UK can maintain its status as an international hub, John Holland-Kaye, Heathrow Airport’s Chief Executive Officer, has warned that the Britain could lose its crown as the home of the biggest airport for international traffic in Europe, within the next 10 years.