On January 11, Miami-Dade Aviation Department officials met with more than 30 local air cargo industry stakeholders for its first strategy workshop, with the goal of establishing Miami-Dade County as one of the world’s leading e-commerce hubs.
Bloomberg | January 16, 2018 | Air Cargo | General
Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders slammed Brexit and U.S. President Donald Trump’s pro-America trade policies as presenting twin threats to its business, while singling out the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union as posing the bigger issue.
European traffic served as the main growth driver, increasing by 7.4 percent, while intercontinental traffic rose by 4.9 percent. FRA's cargo throughput (airfreight + airmail) advanced by 3.6 percent year-on-year to some 2.2 million metric tons.
Bloomberg | January 12, 2018 | Air Cargo | International Trade
China is stepping up its policing of international companies such as Inditex SA-owned Zara and Delta Air Lines Inc. and demanding they respect the government’s position on long-standing territorial disputes from Taiwan to Tibet.