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 (Iata) 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 (pre-covid levels) and 18.7% compared to 2020...

1 day ago

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

Every aeroplane contains a complex network of electrical cabling that keeps it flying smoothly. For every four passengers in a modern aircraft, you can expect about one mile of cable. That means an average passenger plane has 100 to 200 miles of...

By Alvin Orbaek White 3 days ago

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

In the run-up to Christmas, there was considerable anxiety about shortages of festive food and gifts. Trade friction was already at the core of the Brexit debate, and supply chain issues have been made much worse by the Covid-19 pandemic....

By Edward Sweeney 14 Jan 2022

Marko Salic, CEO, Argility Technology Group. Source: Supplied
Smollan buys Argility Technology Group from Capital Eye Investments

South Africa's Argility Technology Group has been snapped up by the Smollan Group, a global intelligent commerce solutions business that works to deliver growth for retailers and brand owners across five continents, including Africa.

12 Jan 2022

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

As international air travel rebounds after Covid-19 restrictions, greenhouse gas emissions from aviation are expected to rise dramatically - and with it, scrutiny of the industry's environmental credentials.

By Emma Rachel Whittlesea and Tim Ryley 3 Jan 2022

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