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Volume 12, September 2013 | Contents

A case of space bookmark
The charter industry is changing. Not only are airlines more willing to offer spare capacity into the charter market, but brokers are also looking to provide extra services to customers. Ian Putzger reports
Agility is key bookmark
After a tough few years, Agility has stabilised and is finding its niche in a highly competitive market and, unlike some rivals, is hoping to grow its air freight business. Alexandra Lennane talks to Essa Al-Saleh, president and chief executive officer of Agility Global Integrated Logistics
Editor's note – September 2013 bookmark
Up in the air?
“You cannot forecast the market at the moment – and anyone who says they can, is wrong.” So said one senior transport analyst recently – as did a carrier, and a forwarder.
Getting a hi-tech fix bookmark
Hi-tech supply chains are shifting as manufacturers look for cheaper labour and consumer demand moves east. As the industry gears up for more product launches, Ian Putzger discovers how air freight is affected
Inspired by Martinair? bookmark
It’s been nearly 10 years since the French and Dutch flag carriers merged. In the past four the airline has amassed large losses – but is now implementing the ‘Martinair way’. Jim Devine talks to the departing senior vice president sales and distribution, Mattijs ten Brink
Leading lights – September 2013 bookmark
David Kerr
This issue we speak to the Vice president cargo at Etihad Airways
Moving the freight of the world bookmark
Atlas Air is facing several short-term challenges with overcapacity in the market and dwindling airline customers. But Bill Flynn, chief executive officer and Michael Steen, chief commercial officer, argue that diversification has given the company a resilient business model. Alexandra Lennane reports
Rising star – David King bookmark
David King, 38, was nominated by Tony Randgaard, manager cargo marketing, United Cargo
Shape up or ship out bookmark
There is a lot of talk about how air freight is losing volumes to sea freight as shippers try to cut costs, but the degree of modal shift and how long it will last is still very uncertain, as Tom Pleasant discovers
The quest for the best bookmark
As the air cargo industry tries to cut both time and cost to help it match the integrators, the Dutch seem to have come up with a plan to speed up airport operations. Tom Pleasant discovers what its effect would be on the stakeholders
September 2013