|Vol. 15 No. 21||
Monday March 14, 2016
is a glimpse at our picks for the interesting session
tracks at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium (WCS),
taking place this week in Berlin, Germany, from March
15-17.The air cargo industry is gathering its
best and brightest for three days of face-to-face contact
Matter Of Dronamics
the chief cargo officer at Delta Airlines Cargo, Vice
President Global Sales and Marketing Ray Curtis is many
things to a host of people around the world.
Perishables As A Foundation Business
products are a key component of our business and we
will continue to make investments to support the efficient
and reliable transportation for these products in line
with the needs of our customers.
A Matter Of Attention
needs to continue to be innovative and collaborative
to enhance the value proposition of air cargo.
What If You Had Superpowers?
“Well, I guess the first thing
would be to convert all surface cargo to air freight,”
said Ray Ray.
WCS 2016 In Berlin
in key industry events such as WCS here in Berlin is
paramount not only to the business of Delta, but also
the industry. “It’s about being collaborative.
Looking At Life
say the surprise of the world today is the speed of
business and also life in general.
a deal that will see Amazon acquire up to 19.9 percent
percent of Air Transport Services Group, Inc., (ATSG),
Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.—an affiliate
of Amazon.com, Inc., (as expected)—has agreed
to have ASTG operate an air cargo network via twenty
B767s to serve Amazon customers in the United States.
Far From Abandoned
as an airfield after THF was made redundant by the building
of BER, space in Tempelhof’s huge sweeping hangar
remains occupied by City of Berlin Police (the Polizei
have been here since 1951) and the radar tower is still
in use by the German Army to monitor flight traffic.
In 2011 city
planners advanced a scheme by former Berlin Mayor Klaus
Wowereit to build apartments on airport land. The plan
was shot down by a referendum that led to a citywide
vote where more than 64 percent cast their ballots telling
politicians and investors to keep their hands off Tempelhof.
people of Berlin took matters into their own hands,
Tempelhof—at least in the near term—will
remain largely as it is.
Heart Of The City
It only takes
20 minutes to ride on a bike from the airport to the
Brandenburg Gate and the monumental Reichstag, which
houses the German Parliament.
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