All posts in category Air Cargo

Reporting from Nashville: Delivering Solutions that Matter

By Liying Gu Elise Jordan, senior vice president, strategic financial planning and analysis & business systems of FedEx Express, opened the annual ACI-NA Economics & Finance and Human Capital Conference this week in Nashville discussing the economic outlook, air cargo market outlook, FedEx’s strategic imperatives, the evolving role of finance, and industry challenges. FedEx economists [...]

Boeing and ACI-NA Host 787 Webinar

      By Matt Griffin On Tuesday, Boeing and ACI-NA hosted a webinar to update members on the general and technical specs of the 787.  Representatives from Boeing provided ACI-NA member airports and associates information on general characteristics of the 787 including parking and ground servicing of the aircraft, electrical and pre-conditioned air specifications, [...]

Passenger Service Depends on ‘Belly Cargo’

By Nelson Lam The ACI-NA Air Cargo Committee monthly call held on Sept. 1 invited Michael Morey, director of operational strategy for Air Canada to speak about Air Canada business direction and operational strategy. In prior discussions with Morey, he expressed his enthusiasm and patience required for the delivery of the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner.”  Service [...]

Air Cargo-Economy and Environment

By Aneil Patel The breakfast keynote speaker at the ACI-NA Air Cargo Conference was Hiran Perera, Senior Vice President Cargo Planning and Freighters of Emirates Airlines. Perera travelled all the way from Dubai and was in Washington D.C. for less than 24 hours to address the air cargo conference attendees. He briefly highlighted the importance [...]

Day 1 Report from Air Cargo Conference

By Liying Gu For the first time, the ACI-NA Air Cargo Conference is being held in the nation’s capital from June 1-2, 2011. It attracted over 100 pre-registered attendees, including airport cargo managers, cargo airlines, freight forwarders, ground handlers, and air cargo industry experts. Lynn Hampton, President and CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority [...]

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