Categories for Airfreight

Drones – to deliver or not?

April 20, 2017 9:48 am Published by

In December, viewers were glued to their screens as an elderly man awaited the arrival of an Amazon delivery. This, though, was no ordinary delivery. For the retail giant, it was the first of a kind: Amazon’s foray into unmanned aerial vehicles (UVAs), or drones to you and me, had... Read More...

eAWB not as pressing a priority as IATA hopes

January 27, 2017 1:57 pm Published by

ELECTRONIC airway bills (eAWBs) may be the future but at the current rate of adoption that future is a long way off. Devised and pushed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the eAWB was expected to tear airfreight from the 1080’s and into the 21st century. Whether through arrogance,... Read More...

The end of an era – Boeing looks to stop 747 production

October 28, 2016 12:40 pm Published by

THE curtain seems poised to fall on an era that began more than four decades ago. The B747, Boeing’s iconic flagship since 1969, is edging ever closer to the exit. For the first time the plane maker itself has admitted that the end may be near.   For the long... Read More...