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Consolidated Aviation Services (CAS) is seeing an immediate return on the $2.5 million investment to expand its perishables handling centre at Miami International Airport (MIA) with throughput climbing to 70,000 tons in the first nine months of 2015, a 400% increase on its volumes before the investment. CAS, the largest cargo handler in the U.S., […]

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  • Miami Launches Pharmaceutical Transport Certification Program


    Miami International Airport, already a major hub for pharmaceutical imports and exports, is the first U.S. airport to partner with the International Air Transport Association’s global certification program for handling and shipping pharmaceutical products. To avoid spoilage of sensitive pharmaceutical products and boost international trade, IATA, the international airline trade association representing about 260 air […]

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  • The ARK at JFK: Keeping Animal Cargo Afloat


    A brand new, $48 million cargo hangar project is underway at John F. Kennedy Airport’s long-empty building 78. The ARK at JFK is the first privately owned, full-service animal terminal in the United States. The ARK, a subsidiary of private equity firm Racebrook Capital, will serve as a hub for all animal cargo, quarantine and […]

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    IATA likely to miss e-freight target as air cargo industry continues to play for time


    IATA is on course to miss its e-AWB target of 45% global penetration by the end of the year. E-freight progress has been slow, in June it edged up just 0.8% to 28.8% – meaning that in each of the next six months, penetration must increase by 2.7%. The highest monthly growth rate this year […]

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    In for the long-term


    The air cargo industry continues on a ’rollercoaster ride’ of peaks and troughs, driven by the ongoing volatility of the global economy but freight and mail volumes at North America’s airports have shown a high level of resilience compared to other major international markets. In its review of 2014, Airports Council International (ACI) says the […]

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