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IATA confirms slowdown in air freight momentum

The latest data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets reveals a 3.3% increase in cargo volumes (freight tonne kilometres or FTKs) for April 2015 compared to the corresponding period last year.

CV registrations continue strong upward trend

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported that commercial vehicle registrations rose by 17.4% during May to 31,922 units.

FTA reminds PM of the importance of a UK global hub airport

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has outlined to David Cameron that air freight should not be overlooked when considering the options for creating new airport capacity in south east England, and further emphasised the importance of a UK global hub airport.

John Lloyd, Senior Vice President Cargo at Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Cargo adds Detroit to its list of US destinations

Detroit has become Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s eleventh gateway in North America with the start of daily flights to and from London Heathrow, giving customers greater access to and from the US Midwest.

Rail strikes called off after Acas talks

Rail strikes called off after Acas talks

Following four days of further talks with Network Rail at the offices of Acas, the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) has called off the three days strike action planned for this Thursday and next week.