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Global air cargo demand up 6.9%, capacity remains constrained
Global air cargo demand up 6.9%, capacity remains constrained

The International Air Transport Association has released its data for global air freight markets showing that full-year demand for global air cargo increased by 6.9% in 2021, compared to 2019 and 18.7% compared to 2020 following a strong performance...

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Blue-sky thinking: net-zero aviation is more than a flight of fantasy

Commercial flights could one day be propelled by sustainable fuels, renewable energy or hydrogen propulsion - but big challenges remain...

By Emma Rachel Whittlesea and Tim Ryley 3 Jan 2022

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Ridesharing spend by consumers to exceed $930bn globally by 2026
Ridesharing spend by consumers to exceed $930bn globally by 2026

This spend represents an increase from $147bn in 2021 and total growth of 537% over the next five years...

17 Dec 2021

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Global demand for air cargo improves in October
Global demand for air cargo improves in October

Demand continued to be well above pre-crisis levels and capacity constraints have eased slightly...

2 Dec 2021

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Just 40% of shoppers trust retailers to fulfill orders as promised

Latest Zebra study shows long-term changes to shopper behaviour driving retailers to prioritise improvements in their labour and supply chain capabilities...

22 Nov 2021

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Electric cars alone won't save the planet. We'll need to design cities so people can walk and cycle safely
Electric cars alone won't save the planet. We'll need to design cities so people can walk and cycle safely

Electric cars are hailed as the best way to cut transport emissions, but it's an illusion to think we can reduce our environmental impact without changing the way we design and move about in cities...

By Timothy Welch 17 Nov 2021

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Air cargo volumes soar by 34.6% for African carriers against 9.1% rise globally
Air cargo volumes soar by 34.6% for African carriers against 9.1% rise globally

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its September 2021 data for global air cargo markets. The data shows that demand continues to be well above pre-crisis levels and that capacity constraints persist.

4 Nov 2021

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Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher
Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher

The shipping sector's emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here's some innovative ways to help reduce them...

By Simon Bullock 11 Oct 2021

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Air cargo up 7.7% in August from 2019, but capacity lags demand

The International Air Transport Association has released its August 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend but pressure on capacity is rising...

30 Sep 2021

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Demand for drivers has doubled, incentives now key - GlobalData
Demand for drivers has doubled, incentives now key - GlobalData

Demand for drivers, including motor vehicle operators, ambulance drivers and attendants, truck drivers, and passenger vehicle drivers, has surged in the last...

28 Sep 2021

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Blocked airline funds could slow down recovery - IATA
Blocked airline funds could slow down recovery - IATA

The International Air Transport Association has urged governments to abide by international agreements and treaty obligations to enable airlines to repatriate close to nearly $1bn in blocked funds from the sale of tickets, cargo space, and other...

19 Aug 2021

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The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research
The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research

Using recycled plastic to wire planes could reduce their emissions while cutting down on waste from the 3-D printing industry...

By Alvin Orbaek White 24 Jan 2022

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The big challenges for supply chains in 2022
The big challenges for supply chains in 2022

Supply chains are facing a complex and unpredictable world in the year ahead...

By Edward Sweeney 14 Jan 2022

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To reach net zero, we must decarbonise shipping. But two big problems are getting in the way
To reach net zero, we must decarbonise shipping. But two big problems are getting in the way

Shipping requires vast amounts of fuel, and the questions of which country is responsible for emissions makes reaching agreements a mammoth and glacial task...

By Peter van Duyn 11 Nov 2021

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Emirates calls on applicants to join cadet training programme
Emirates calls on applicants to join cadet training programme

The Emirates Flight Training Academy is inviting aspiring United Arab Emirates nationals and residents as well as international candidates seeking a career in aviation to join its cadet training programme...

10 Nov 2021

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Reducing air travel by small amounts each year could level off the climate impact
Reducing air travel by small amounts each year could level off the climate impact

Reducing jet fuel consumption by 2.5% each year could halt aviation's growing influence on climate change...

By Milan Klöwer 8 Nov 2021

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The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster
The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster

All the extra profits that shipping companies have made from high freight rates should be put to good use...

By Stavros Karamperidis 25 Oct 2021

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From PPE shortages to Covid-19 vaccine distribution, the supply chain has emerged as a determinant of health

The Covid-19 pandemic revealed how disruptions to global supply chains could also affect access to health care...

By Adel Guitouni, Jie Zhang, Nadine Schuurman and Valorie A. Crooks 31 Aug 2021

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Combined market cap of global airlines plunge by $12bn as Covid cases rise
Combined market cap of global airlines plunge by $12bn as Covid cases rise

Airline companies are still far from pre-pandemic profit and sales as some of their businesses, like business travel, are not even comparable to normal levels...

13 Aug 2021

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UNCTAD, IATA extend partnership to facilitate global trade

The two organisations will leverage their leadership in their respective fields to boost e-commerce in developing countries through improved exchanges of trade data...

12 Aug 2021



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