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  • Newsletter - November 17, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Pilots Are Being Moved From Hong Kong Amid Strict Quarantine Rules simpleflying.com Pilots are being relocated out of Hong Kong due to the city’s strict COVID-19 measures. Cathay Pacific is considering moving its pilots out of the city for several months, while FedEx has already closed down its crew base in Hong...

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  • Newsletter - November 16, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Emirates invests $1 billion in new freighters and conversions aircargoweek.com Emirates SkyCargo today announced that it will induct two new Boeing 777Fs into its fleet in 2022 and also convert four of the airline’s Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft into freighters between 2023 and 2024. Read more here. OCEAN...

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  • Newsletter - November 15, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Why is air cargo suddenly affordable relative to ocean shipping? freightwaves.com The cost to ship goods around the world by air is about 2.5 times more expensive than before the pandemic. On major trade lanes, where demand is especially high, such as China and Southeast Asia to the United States, rates are five or six times...

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  • Newsletter - November 12, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Air freight handling stressed at multiple airports lloydsloadinglist.com Sustained high demand, diminished capacity, COVID-safe work practices and apparent labour shortages, continue to place immense pressure on UK, European, US and global air freight hubs, creating congestion at multiple airports around the world “from...

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  • Newsletter - November 10, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Two Countries Now Dominate The Top 10 Airports simpleflying.com Airports Council International (ACI) has released its findings for the world’s top ten airports in 2020. Seven of the top ten airports are in China, while the remaining three are in the United States. Altogether, looking at total passenger traffic, there...

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