|Vol. 16 No. 88||
Wednesday November 1, 2017
As Air &
Sea Cargo Americas gets underway this week in Miami, the airport welcomed
its first ever SAS schedules on Sunday, October 29. An A330 touched down
after completing what will be a weekly Sunday flight from Stockholm.
We are gazing at another
picture. This one includes Ram Menen (left), Bill Boesch, and Prakash
Nair (right) taken almost 15 years ago at the high point of Air Cargo
Americas (ACA) in 2003. The event feted Mr. Boesch with the prestigious
ACA Award for “Outstanding Contributions To Air Cargo.”
The Grand Wazoo
Air Cargo Americas (today
correctly titled Air & Sea Cargo Americas, although the show is mostly
air) is the Grand Wazoo of American industry gatherings—a wide,
open, lusty, and frenetic couple of days of warmth and Latin fellowship
Beer For Breakfast
If you ever wondered what the people having a beer for breakfast at the airport are thinking or talking about—or, in the case of ACA, a fine Chilean wine or Mexican tequila—it is all about business, life, smiles, and friends.
Larger Than Life Event
The old and young who
network here are always larger than life, representing the heart and soul
of this American air cargo industry.
Lady Charlotte Still At The Helm
A tip of the hat goes to Charlotte Gallogly, President of the World Trade
Center Miami, who has been at the helm of this event since it began twenty-four
Friends For All These Years
Thinking about all the
things we do while employed in air cargo, making friends from all over
the world is better than anything else.
has been an excellent year for United Cargo thus far, and it looks like
the final two months will continue that trend,” declares United
Airlines Cargo President Jan Krems.
Moon Over Miami
“We have a solid contingent of United Cargo team members attending
Air Cargo Americas, led by our VP of Americas Sales (Bodacious) Jim Bellinder
and Latin America Senior Regional Sales Manager (Nonstop) Maddy
Can't Touch This
a year of growth and development in 2018.
Joints Are Jumping
“We expect to launch
phase two of our cargo joint venture with ANA and phase one of our JV
The Big Picture
“Our focus throughout
this year,” Jan Krems insists, “has been on investing in improved
quality in anticipation of the busy peak season.
“I think cargo is
Cargo’s Vice President Cargo Sales (Americas) Mehmet Gurkan is ramping
up the excitement as Air Cargo Americas 2017 opens in Miami.
Turkish Is Unstoppable
“The Turkish Cargo
offering is also focused on delivering top quality courier and pharma
services (certified by IATA CEIV).
Ahead To Gateway Istanbul“Gateway Istanbul features more than 40 specialized storage areas and excellent connection times.
“Turkish Cargo provides top service for all kinds of cargo including perishable and pharmaceutical operations.
“With our extended network and efficient connection times, Turkish Cargo offers reliable long term customer service to destinations worldwide.
“We are unstoppable,” Mehmet Gurkan said.
We are writers that walk
humbly in the shadow of others.
Netflix Features Joan Didion
We came across a great
film of a perennial favorite of ours, the writer Joan Didion. An affectionate
remembrance created by her nephew, Griffin Dunne, The Center Will
Not Hold is currently available on Netflix.
Tom Wolfe described the
Joan Didion style—also known as “New Journalism”—in
Rebecca Mead shared
perfectly the thrill of reporting in a review of The Center Will Not
Hold for the New Yorker Magazine on October 27:
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