Tag: World Cargo Symposium (WCS)

Air Cargo Priorities: Sustainability, Digitalization & Safety

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted three priorities to enable the air cargo industry to maintain momentum against the backdrop of a challenging operating environment. The priorities, outlined at the 16th World Cargo Symposium (WCS), which opened in Istanbul today are: ...

WCS to Focus on Building Resilience in Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the IATA World Cargo Symposium (WCS) will focus on building resilience to further strengthen air cargo’s post-pandemic prospects. COVID-19 tested the resilience of the air cargo business. Despite challenging conditions, air cargo...

Royal Air Maroc becomes Cargo iQ member

Royal Air Maroc has become the latest airline to join Cargo iQ, signing up at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA)’s World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Singapore this week. The Casablanca based carrier joins more than 80 other Cargo iQ members, including airlines, forwarders, Grou...

IATA WCS: Surprise lack of DG awareness highlighted in Shippers’ Survey

This year’s Shippers’ Survey turned up an alarming result, with 40 per cent of respondents saying they are unaware of Dangerous Goods Regulations pertaining to the transport of e-commerce products, reports Donald Urquhart. The Internatonal Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed the results...

IATA WCS: Jettainer starts WAMOS Air contract and wins cool American deal

ULD outsourcing company Jettainer has taken over the container management and maintenance for Spanish carrier WAMOS Air, the company has announced at IATA's World Cargo Symposium in Singapore today. The contract with the Spanish airline based in Madrid has a five-year term. The fleet of the forme...

Jettainer launches specially designed ULD to celebrate two anniversaries

Unit load device (ULD) management company Jettainer has celebrated its 15th anniversary and 60 years of the ULD with a specially designed container. The Lufthansa Cargo subsidiary is sending a visual container around the world for the 60th anniversary of the air freight container. Standardised pa...

IATA names three Air Cargo Innovation Awards finalists

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the finalists of the 2019 IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards and ULD solutions is the hot topic among this year’s finalists. The finalists were selected from 56-entries covering a wide-range of areas including ULDs, digital solution...

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