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E-commerce, express traffic continue to outpace general cargo growth in Q1

With first-quarter volume figures coming in for many airports around the world, we noticed two, in particular, stood out from the crowd: Leipzig Halle Airport (LEJ) in Eastern Germany, and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in the United States. Both of these mid-sized airports reported volumes up – way up – in Q1, reaching 12.3 percent and

UPS appoints president of U.S. operations

UPS has appointed George Willis president of its U.S. operations, effective May 1. He succeeds Myron Gray, who will retire after 40 years with the company. “We are pleased to appoint George Willis to lead U.S. Operations. His deep operating experience will be invaluable as he leads a substantial part of the company, which is

Air cargo soars but trade war threat looms large

Air freight volumes at the 20 busiest airports worldwide grew 6.8 percent last year, but the “specter of uncertainty regarding trade policy among major economies” could dampen growth in 2018, according to ACI Director General Angela Gittens.   Air cargo volumes at the 20 busiest airports in the world soared 6.8 percent

How DHL is Expanding U.S. Footprint alongside global trade growth

DHL's new southern California facility handles shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade. DHL has been expanding its locations around the world to keep up with growing e-commerce and international trade demand, and its most recent expansion in southern California has doubled its intake capacity in Ontario, California. Shipments DHL processes