|Vol. 16 No. 90||
Monday November 13, 2017
Back in 1958, Dinah Washington
recorded “What a Diff’Rence a Day Makes.” The wonderful
“Queen of the Blues” entreated:
Cargo Is A Song In 2017
Had “Sweet Dinah”
recorded that lovely tome more recently and replaced ‘day’
with ‘year,’ she could have been singing about air cargo markets
in late 2017.
By The Numbers
WorldACD may have been
doffing its cap to the talented Ms. Washington in its latest analysis,
published at the start of November.
All of the above has been
reflected in pricing movements—Drewry’s East-West Airfreight
Price Index jumped over 10 cents to $2.68 in September, and the analyst
surmised that October saw further gains.
Asia Peak Rebound Solid
Multiple sources in Asia reported capacity shortages last months, not
least in hubs such as Hong Kong and Beijing.
UPS Projections & B747-8s
“UPS commented on
its recent earnings call that it took delivery this month of two 747-8
aircraft with another on the way this year,” Ms. Roberson said.
All New Delta Cargo Web
Delta Air Lines VP Cargo Shawn Cole turned
on his computer recently and liked what he saw.
interesting number popped up at Air Cargo Americas. It was revealed that
air cargo originating from and destined to MIA has an annual commercial
value of $57.3 billion.
Metro Dade Debuts Flight Tracker
On Thursday, November
2, Miami-Dade Aviation Department debuted its new, live online MIA Cargo
Tracker in a demonstration at Air Cargo Americas. Aviation Director Emilio
T. González and Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association
Executive Vice President Barbara Pimentel presented, with the first users
of the MIA Cargo Flight Tracker in attendance.
ATC Aviation Services
President Ingo Zimmer was situated in his stand at Air Cargo Americas,
discussing strategies with longtime service partner “Bodacious”Jim
Bellinder, United Airlines Cargo.
and a Gal… Looking every bit like a chorus line for air cargo,
high-spirited folks from United Airlines fielded their Latin American
team in Miami at Air Cargo Americas, including from left—Alonso
Camacho P., GSA-Cargo Manager Costa Rica, Nicaragua & Honduras;
Diego Subia, International Cargo Sales Manager, Ecuador; Jim Bellinder,
Vice President Cargo Sales-Americas; Freddy Davila Navas, Sales Manager
Latin America, Mexico-Caribbean, Central America; Oscar Castillo M.,
Account Executive Manager Cargo Sales Mexico Region and Andres, Torres,
International Cargo Sales Manager, Colombia.
Qatar Airways buys 378,188,000 shares or
9.1 percent of Cathay Pacific, adding to an investment portfolio that
includes a 20 percent share ownership investment in International Airlines
Group, 10 percent investment in LATAM Airlines Group, and 49 percent investment
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