|Vol. 17 No. 25
Wednesday April 25, 2018
LATAM Cargo Vice President Sales East Coast
Andres Varela doesn’t claim to know it all.
New Destinations For 2018
building a growing empire in the sky.
JBA With AA & IAG
Last year, when
Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) approved
the proposed Joint Business Agreement (JBA) between LATAM Airlines Group
and American Airlines, the move added to the approval of the LATAM-IAG
(International Airlines Group) JBA that was given approval in March 2017.
First CEIV Pharma
Last year, LATAM
Cargo historically became the first airline in the Americas to receive
CEIV Pharma certification from IATA, and in November 2017 was awarded
with the certification as a handler for its HUB at MIA.
On The Line In Miami
Andres was born
in Colombia. He said that when he began his career in aviation fresh out
of college, he opted for the airlines rather than joining his dad, who
was an executive at a brewery in Colombia.
An Air Cargo Resource With Options
“LATAM is exceptional as an old fashioned airline with a real passion
for the business that comes down from the top and touches all of us.
A Very Good Year
a very good year. It began a bit slow, but steadily momentum has increased,”
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President Donald Trump has been in office for a little over a year and
in that time he has reversed many Obama-era Executive Orders affecting
Jobs Job One
As a result,
recent economic indicators show increased job creation, a historically
low unemployment rate of 4.1 percent, and record consumer confidence.
What Will 2018 Bring?
President Trump’s priorities are clear—we can expect increased spending on U.S. infrastructure, serious immigration reform, a renewed focus on cyber security, and serious movement on international issues. The Trump diplomatic plan has the potential to help reduce or resolve global conflicts; his unprecedented move to deal directly with Kim Jong Un raises the possibility of a denuclearized North Korea, while his firm leadership can both stabilize the Middle East and improve relations with China and Russia, America’s only rivals.
Get Tough Win Big
to the security benefits that come with these achievements, the U.S. can
also expect to improve its terms of trade through Trump’s get-tough
approach, but there may be pain before those gains can be realized.
Blow Back Rising
it appears that the process is underway with steel and aluminum tariffs,
as well as the threat of further restrictions on imports from China.
About Trade Imbalance
American’s trade imbalance has continued to worsen at the cost of American workers. The numbers since 2009 (listed in billions of USD) have continued to be dangerously negative since 2009:
The Question Is
ask if the President’s challenge to China, Canada, and Mexico, three
of its top trading partners, will reduce America’s trade with those
countries, and will that hurt the U.S. air cargo industry?
Shifting Fortunes Ahead
smaller cargo charter airlines are at risk, just as we saw at the turn
of this century, with some facing liquidation.
As the Trump
administration continues to move aggressively on trade, it cannot lose
sight of the second- and third-order effects of its policies across different
economic sectors, and air cargo in particular.
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faces going places is the takeaway in this series of endearing pictures
as EMO Trans recognized outstanding effort amongst its team members.
A step into the future may also mean
a pat down frisk from these guys?
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