Air Cargo News Flying Typers Gala 35th Anniversary Issue
Actually this issue is Part One that covers the news as always plus a
host of stories and a look back at some of the memorable events of the
Part Two which will appear in three weeks
will include more news plus a look all the way back to the origins of
global commercial aviation.
We thought at first that we could produce
this "Gala" in one go as one huge single issue.
But frankly we just had so much to share
that by the time we turned the clock back less than 10 years the page
count here had reached 60.
Then we started thinking about all the folks
who might read this on a PDA or iPad or some other portable device and
we decided to extend our Gala one more once.
So look for another issue extending the
You might also write to Flossie@aircargonews.com
and join the party.
Air Cargo News Flying Typers Gala 35th Anniversary
Issue will appear at www.aircargonews.com in easy reading no gatekeeper
format with the same advanced technology turn-page format you can read
Speaking of turn-page Air Cargo News Flying
Typers was the first air cargo publication to utilize this format that
will continue in 2011 as our ACN resumes publishing four times yearly.
The way that we celebrate 35 years here.
is to bring all the stories and people that have populated these pages
for the past three and a half decades back again for another turn along
with newly discovered friends and colleagues.
Once, we were a local newspaper published
for the cargo people in the United States.
We were, in 1975, the only Air Cargo News
monthly newspaper in the world.
Today as Air Cargo News Flying Typers we
are once again alone as the oldest and still only E-mailed thrice weekly
140 times a year complete ready to read air cargo news source.
" I don't know how you do it—“to
publish so often and so much content,” is a comment we often hear.
Air Cargo News FlyingTypers "does it"
because we have throughout our history worked to forge a bond of trust
between ourselves and the readers.
Today we are the number one news and features
air cargo publication on the planet in terms of every known metric.
When someone says I read it in FlyingTypers—believe
From our readers then has come the juice
that powers our desire to continue to serve air cargo.
The good news is that given the fact that
35 years after beginning this journey into air cargo we are still around
has given rise to the involvement of a next generation of Air Cargo News
Of course nothing is for certain and anything
can happen but our plan is to continue as a close to the industry family
business just as we have always been.
But let's not get ahead of ourselves.
I plan to be around at this station for
a long time to come.
We have exciting plans ahead and lots of
ideas just ahead that will be revealed as 2010 continues and 2011 unfolds,
including an entirely new and original in depth presentation of the history
of air cargo that also allows readers to go interactive and share the
experience anywhere in the virtual world.
So a word of thanks for the years and the
We are grateful for the opportunity to be
part of and to continue covering the global air cargo story.