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  Cargo Airline Association: History
The Cargo Airline Association can be traced back to 1948, when the Air Freight Forwarders Association was formed to protect the members of the newly formed air freight forwarding industry from overregulation by the Civil Aeronautics Board and, to some extent, from the practices of the airline industry.
This form of representation continued for almost 30 years - until the air cargo industry was deregulated in 1977 and air freight forwarders became free to operate their own aircraft.
Today, the Association has a total of fifteen all-cargo airline members and has expanded Associate Membership to include airports that generate a significant amount of air freight and other industry members with a stake in the air cargo marketplace.
www.cargoair.org /caa-history.cfm   (298 words)

  Cargo airline - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cargo airlines (or airfreight carriers, and derivatives of these names) are airlines dedicated to the transport of cargo.
Larger cargo airlines tend to use new or recently built aircraft to carry their freight, but many use older aircraft, like the Boeing 707, Boeing 727, Douglas DC-8, Ilyushin Il-76.
A number of cargo airlines carry a few passengers from time to time on their flights, and UPS once unsuccessfully tried a passenger charter airline division.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cargo_airline   (247 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Cargo airline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747 at Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) in December 2003 Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA, 日本貨物航空 Nippon Kamotsu Kôkû) is a cargo subsidiary of All Nippon Airways.
American Airlines and American Eagle aircraft at San Juan American Airlines is the largest airline in the world in terms of total passengers transported and fleet size, and the second-largest airline in the world (behind Air France-KLM) in terms of total operating revenues.
Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) is a cargo subsidiary of All Nippon Airways.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cargo-airline   (2252 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Cargolux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
It is one of the largest scheduled all-cargo airlines in Europe with a global network.
Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-412 The Boeing 747, commonly called the Jumbo Jet, is one of the most recognizable modern airliners and is the largest airliner currently in airline service.
The airline was established in March 1970 by Luxair, the Salen Shipping Group, Loftleidir Icelandic and various private interests in Luxembourg.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cargolux   (2681 words)

 Freeing air cargo
European all-cargo airline executives faced off against a high-ranking U.S. aviation official at The International Air Cargo Association’s biannual forum in Washington, D.C. No ground was gained on any pressing issues relevant to cargo rights between Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Cargo executives called for a new system of negotiating international aviation rights based on regional agreements, as opposed to the current system of bilateral treaties that has existed since the Chicago Convention of 1944.
All-cargo airlines should be treated like other modes of freight transportation, such as ocean shipping, that are more or less free to serve international trade without a high-level of intervention from government.
www.americanshipper.com /paid/NOV00/freeing_air_cargo.asp   (1145 words)

 USATODAY.com - Government plans air cargo safety rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Cargo airlines have security plans and some cargo is randomly inspected.
Cargo Airline Association President Steve Alterman, who worked on the plan, said freight companies aren't expected to come up with plans to screen every piece of cargo that they handle.
"Cargo that is placed on passenger planes without first being physically screened is unseen, uninspected and unacceptable," said Markey, who has co-sponsored a bill to require inspection of 100% of cargo on passenger planes.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2004-11-10-cargo-rules_x.htm   (633 words)

 Cargo airline considers options if contract lost
Ryan International Airlines Inc. on Tuesday filed a notice with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services that it might eliminate the jobs on April 23.
CNF contracts with a number of cargo airlines to operate 30 planes it still owns under its Emery Worldwide Airlines subsidiary, Colvert said.
CNF grounded the fleet and laid off its airline workforce in 2001 under pressure from the Federal Aviation Administration to correct safety violations.
home.att.net /~emery17now/Cargo_airline_considers_options_if.htm   (188 words)

 DAS Air Cargo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The airline was established in 1983 in Ghana and started operations in June 1983.
In 1990, the DAS Air Cargo USA division was opened to operate cargo operations in that country for the airline.
The Das Air Cargo fleet consists of 6 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F aircraft (at January 2005).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/DAS_Air_Cargo   (238 words)

 Cargo 2000: airline data finally revealed
The flown-as-planned figures are a major milestone for the Cargo 2000 initiative, which has spent eight years developing quality management and measurement systems with the industry.
He said several of the big global manufacturers were now asking questions about their suppliers'progress within Cargo 2000 and were understanding the value of forwarders being "phase 2 compliant" — able to monitor and measure a shipment's movement doorto-door at house air waybill level.
Airline members were now measuring 60,000 master air waybills a month, or around 300,000 house air waybills.
www.tiaca.org /articles/2005/07/04/D8647A92C0CA420C9006234F240900C3.asp   (584 words)

 Cargolife - Bookstore - Driving Airline Business Strategies through Emerging Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The author discusses the role of emerging technology on the airline industry, defined very broadly and including computers, information, databases, aircraft, telecommunications, Internet, wireless, speech recognition, face recognition, etc. His argument is that technology should not only be an enabler of business strategy but crucially the driver of business strategy.
What has held airlines back are not so much legacy systems but legacy mindsets, organizational structures and processes, as well as the intelligent selection, investments, and implementation of value-adding technologies.
The book is the outcome of the author's own experience while working with a number of airlines and his participation in many discussions with practitioners in the airline and Technology Firms.
www.cargolife.com /Bookstore3.html   (492 words)

 Airline Cargo Containers Case Study - RJI Incorporated
If an airline at JFK needs 14 cargo containers shipped to LAX tonight, yet only has 11 containers at JFK, then the inability to manage container inventory costs the airline a loss in shipping revenue.
When a forwarder receives a container, and does not return it to the originating airline, the airline must purchase new containers to maintain a workable inventory.
The inability to have cargo containers at the location needed for shipping is costing shippers millions of dollars each year.
www.rji.cc /casestudies/airlinecargocontainers.html   (459 words)

 Cargo airline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Cargo Airline Association is the nationwide voice and resource for members of the all-cargo air...
Stephen Alterman is the President of the Cargo Airline Association where he leads the...
African International Airways (Pty) Ltd (AIA), a privately owned cargo airline is licensed by South Africa Civil Aviation Authority as an international all cargo airline.
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Cargo_airline   (272 words)

 BA World Cargo - News
British Airways World Cargo will benefit from the vast experience that the alliance members have within the transport sector to provide open access through the Internet, the World Wide Web, and mobile devices to a range of airline services.
British Airways World Cargo is the fifth largest international cargo airline in the world and transports nearly 800,000 metric tons of freight, mail, and courier traffic each year to more than 160 destinations in over 80 countries.
They are the first choice cargo airline for customers transporting goods anywhere in the world.
www.baworldcargo.com /news/archive/pr12.shtml   (591 words)

 Welcome to SIA Cargo - News & Highlights
Singapore Airlines Cargo's stake of 25% is the maximum that a foreign airline investor is allowed.
Singapore Airlines Cargo's investment in the joint venture over the next three years is projected at RMB250 million.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, SIA Cargo operates a fleet of 14 Mega Ark Boeing 747-400 freighters on a global network that extends to 74 cities in 38 countries.
www.siacargo.com /news190505.asp   (418 words)

 ALPA’s All-Cargo Airline Pilot Groups
The airline industry continues to suffer from the effects of an economic downturn and the burdens of new and costly security measures airlines have been required to implement since Sept. 11, 2001.
And while many cargo operations are still struggling, others continue to be profitable and the industry as a whole seems to have made a slight recovery in past months.
To comply with Department of Transportation foreign ownership limitations, the airline operations of DHL Airways were separated from the ground delivery operations and spun off as an aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance (ACMI) carrier.
www.alpa.org /alpa/DesktopModules/ViewAnnDocument.aspx?DocumentID=3784   (1753 words)

 Airline Division Director Says 'Don't Forget Airline Cargo!'
The air cargo industry has been neglected and September 11’s attacks should serve as a reminder that a 747 carrying cargo can do just as much damage as a commercial 747.
Cargo liners deserve newly designed, reinforced cockpit doors that cannot be rammed or kicked in.
Cargo planes never have that many seats and therefore fall under different rules or aren’t covered at all.
www.teamster.org /01newsb/hn_011001_1.htm   (412 words)

 Emirates Skycargo awarded at Cargo Airline of the Year - again | Emirates SkyCargo
At the Cargo Airline of the Year Awards held in London recently, Emirates SkyCargo won the Best Cargo Airline to the Middle East, for the 16th time in a row and Best Cargo Airline to the Indian Sub-continent, for the sixth consecutive time.
Emirates Airline's 67-strong fleet, one of the youngest in the skies, includes 62 wide-bodied passenger jets and five freighters - three 747-400Fs and two 747-200Fs.
Air Cargo News voted Emirates Cargo Airline of the Year in 1995, 1999, 2000 and 2001, Best Cargo Airline to the Middle East for the last 16 consecutive years and the Best Cargo Airline to the Indian subcontinent for the last six consecutive years.
www.ameinfo.com /39166.html   (901 words)

 US Airways | About Cargo
Exception 1: In cities where US Airways does not have a cargo facility available, Human Organ/ Human Eye tender and recovery will continue to be provided at the ticket counter and baggage service office.
Exception 1: In cities where US Airways does not have a cargo facility available, PPK tender and recovery will continue to be provided at the ticket counter and baggage service office.
airline tickets and last minute airfare to destinations all over the world.
www.usairways.com /cargo   (1009 words)

 Veteran Airlines - cargo airline
In this case the cargo was being shipped from Oxfam, UK to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).
Veteran Airlines is a cargo operation based in Djankoy, Crimea, Republic of Ukraine.
Veteran Airlines has been engaged in a variety of specialist activities, such as the parachute dropping of men and vehicles at the North Pole, airborne fire extinguishing, disaster relief programs and the carriage of outsized cargoes.
www.skylineaviation.co.uk /veteran.html   (627 words)

 Air Cargo: Aircraft Cargo Handling, Airline Cargo Pallets
The high-lift is designed for airline cargo handling where fast on-off loading is essential; the deck is 96" x 260" and has two independent powered roller conveyors.
The conveyors are controlled from the drivers cab, or by remote control and enable the high-lift to load two igloo pallets or air cargo pallets in seconds.
The low-lift is designed to haul air cargo pallets and igloos from ground facilities on or off airport grounds and deliver them to the aircraft were they are either transferred directly to a high-lift for loading or loaded directly onto an aircraft, hight permitting.
www.kornylak.com /vehicles/air-cargo.html   (393 words)

 USATODAY.com - Report: Most airline cargo isn't checked for explosives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Nearly all of the cargo in the nation's aviation system goes unchecked for explosives, and policies aimed at thwarting cargo bombs on passenger planes are flawed, according to a government report due out Wednesday.
Passenger planes carried 6 billion pounds of cargo last year, and only "a very small percentage" is inspected, the report said.
A study should be done to track the steps in which cargo goes from shippers to the belly of an airplane, the GAO said.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2005-11-15-air-cargo-report_x.htm?csp=34   (372 words)

 Consultant Profiles - www.cargofacts.com
He has 14 years of experience in the airline industry in a variety of financial and consulting roles from fleet analysis to regulatory and competition analysis.
Berry holds a B.S.B.A. degree in Airline and Airport Management from Denver University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
She is responsible for the coordination and on-site management of the annual Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium and ACMG's Air Cargo and Freighter Aircraft Workshop.
www.cargofacts.com /consulting/consultantprofiles.htm   (606 words)

 Cargolife - Bookstore - Airline Marketing and Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
An initial review of the structure of the air transport market and the industry marketing environment is followed by detailed chapters examining airline business and marketing strategies, product design and management, pricing and revenue management, distribution channels and selling and advertising policies.
The reader will benefit from greater understanding of both marketing and airline industry jargon and from the knowledge obtained of the significant strategic challenges facing aviation at the present time.
'Airline Marketing and Management is an excellent book for students interested in learning about the application of contemporary marketing principles and concepts to the airline industry.
www.cargolife.com /Bookstore1.html   (408 words)

 Cargo airline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
A number of cargo airlines carry a passengers from time to time on their and UPS once unsuccessfully tried a passenger charter airline division.
These cargo airlines amongst many others have in the history of air cargo:
Airline competition cargo airline has enhanced competition in Hawaii but faces an uncertain future : report to the Honorable John McCain, U.S. Senate (SuDoc GA 1.13:RCED-98-156)
www.freeglossary.com /Cargo_airlines   (234 words)

 TMA - Trans Mediterranean Airways s.a.l.
TMA was established as a non-scheduled airline for cargo and passengers
Cargo airline to link Tokyo with New York indirect services over Anchorage resulting in the largest all cargo network.
Airline to obtain ISO 9002 Certification for the totality of its activities and operations.
www.tma.com.lb /hback.html   (409 words)

 The Airline Cargo System - eTACS
With this system the airline simply needs to key in the air waybill number and instantaneously, it will see where the cargo is and what the status is of the waybill.
Cargo is loaded on the aircraft using the origin, destination and flight date.
Data is stored for as long as your airline wishes to keep the data on-line, and therefore, by simply keying in a master or house waybill number, it is possible to get all the particulars of a shipment.
fdminc.net /cargo/cargointro.html   (3798 words)

 Cargo Airline of the Year - 2006 Winners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Cargo Airline of the Year - 2006 Winners
Air Cargo News joins the world air freight community in wishing congratulations to the winners at this years Cargo Airline of the Year Awards.
The gala ceremony was attended by over 500 and was held at London Royal Lancaster Hotel on Saturday April 22nd.
www.aircargonews.net /CAY.htm   (60 words)

 People's Daily Online -- British Airways launches first UK-China cargo airline
It is the first cargo airline between China and Britain.
The new airline was made possible by the Air Services Agreement,reached in February 2004 between China's Civil Aviation Administration and the UK Department for Transport.
British Airways is one of the top ten leading cargo airlines inthe world and ships nearly 900 million kg of freight every year.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /200409/23/eng20040923_158094.html   (444 words)

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