Airforwarders Association gains new member Icleandair Cargo

The Airforwarders Association (AfA) has welcomed new airline member Icelandair Cargo to its 200-strong member base, as the association focuses on extending its membership to include Europe-based companies with a US office. Icelandair Cargo joins the AfA as the carrier embarks on the strategic expansion of its cargo network in the US, adding dedicated freighters to multiple cities in North America as of September, from Liege, in Belgium, via Keflavik. “As Icelandair ... [+]

Airforwarders Association calls for urgent investment in airport cargo operations

The Airforwarders Association (AfA) and the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) are calling for a State or Federal-backed ‘Air Cargo Support Fund’ to tackle the infrastructural crisis facing the US air cargo industry. The recommendations form part of a whitepaper following a major national survey of 400 ... [+]

Forwarders must prepare for airfreight volume demand

Airforwarders Association members can rise to the challenge of an impending surge in demand for US air cargo capacity through better communication, Brandon Fried, Executive Director, Airforwarders Association told members of the Los Angeles Air Cargo Association (LAACA) recently. The capacity crunch will be driven by a perfect storm of cancelled ... [+]

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