NOVEMBER AIR FREIGHT DEMAND REFLECTS STRONG PEAK SEASON
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NOVEMBER AIR FREIGHT DEMAND REFLECTS STRONG PEAK SEASON

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.8% in November 2016 compared to the year-earlier period. This was a slight slowdown from the 8.4% annual growth recorded in October 2016 – which was a 20-month high – but was...

January 9, 2017January 25, 2017by
IATA TO PROPOSE ‘CASS ASSOCIATE’ ADMINISTRATION FEE FOR UK FORWARDERS
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IATA TO PROPOSE ‘CASS ASSOCIATE’ ADMINISTRATION FEE FOR UK FORWARDERS

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) informs the British International Freight Association (BIFA) of a proposal to introduce an annual administration charge for CASS Associates in the UK, with effect from 2018. The Cargo Agency Settlement System (CASS) program was established by IATA in 1991 following concerns by its member airlines over deteriorating credit control...

January 7, 2017January 25, 2017by
The British International Freight Association (BIFA)
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The British International Freight Association (BIFA)

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that whilst Prime Minister Theresa May’s much anticipated speech today has delivered some clarity on the UK’s plans to leave the European Union’s single market, it remains short on the details that will assist its members as they go about their business of managing much of the UK’s...

January 1, 2017January 24, 2017by