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First TIACA Regional Event a Success

TIACA announced that the first edition of the Regional event series was a success. The series is aimed at engaging and bringing the air cargo community together to discuss issues that we are facing at a regional level. The kick-off event was held in Amsterdam and was hosted by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

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Cargo Pulse

Liege Airport – the Freighter H(e)aven

At Belgium’s Liege Airport (LGG) freighters are playing the first fiddle and are always welcome. Since the very beginning of the airport operation in the mid-1990s LGG has always focused on this traffic segment – and this has not changed since today.

Being perfectly located in the center of the European “Golden Triangle” and with its unrestricted and full flexible 24/7 operation, infrastructure and handling services Liege Airport offers the perfect framework for hassle-free and high-quality freighter operations.

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The Role of the Freighter – The Airline Perspective

Having operated an all-cargo airline with a fleet of 15 Freighter Aircrafts which operates from our hubs in Nairobi, Johannesburg, Liege and Dubai, Astral Aviation derives considerable value from its freighter fleet in transporting cargoes to and within its network.
Freighter Aircrafts offer greater control over schedules, volumes and routes, while being able to access airports which are under-served by passenger aircrafts. Freighter Aircrafts have the ability of transporting outsized cargoes which cannot be carried by a passenger aircraft.

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Freighters: The Next Chapter

With Father’s Day coming up, you may already be searching for that perfect gift for Dad. Whether it’s that fancy watch, sports gear or a tie, there’s an excellent chance your Father’s Day gift is traveling via air to you.
Air cargo occupies a unique place in global trade. Although less than 1% of world trade tonnage moves by air cargo, an outsized share of world trade by value – an estimated 35% (or over $6 trillion worth of goods) –

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The Role of the Freighter from the GSA Perspective During COVID and Going Forward Into the Recovery

The role of GSA is one that requires an in-depth knowledge of their local market, in order to balance the expectations of their carriers with the current market demand. Since 2020 and the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, that balance has become harder to maintain, with fluctuating demand and travel restrictions playing havoc on the ability to provide guaranteed capacity or reasonable transit times.

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