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Volume 15, March 2016 | Contents

Batteries not included bookmark
As the industry gets ready for tougher guidelines governing the transportation of potentially dangerous lithium ion batteries – and demand for goods containing them grows – how are cargo operators adapting to the challenge? Helen Massy-Beresford reports
Boxing clever bookmark
Jettainer and CHEP, the two key providers of unit load device management, say the success stories of the first few airlines that committed to outsourcing will encourage more to take the plunge – with cost savings of as much as 20%. Kerry Reals reports
Editorial comment - March 2016 bookmark
My first issue as editor of Airline Cargo Management coincides with the magazine’s annual industry survey – an ideal chance to take the pulse of the industry and find out what our readers are thinking.
Fast forward bookmark
Qatar Airways Cargo has experienced rapid growth and has ambitious plans for the future. Ian Harbison reports from Doha
Industry survey 2015/16: Challenges ahead bookmark
With 2016 now underway, Airline Cargo Management’s fifth annual industry survey shows cargo sector executives are getting ready for a year of exciting opportunities – but also major market challenges
Keeping their cool bookmark
The continuing growth of the perishables market is making airlines sit up and take notice. Ian Putzger examines how the improving global market is bringing new technologies into play
Leading Lights - March 2016 bookmark
Doug Brittin took over as Secretary General of TIACA in August 2013. He tells us about the progress that has been made in his two-and-a-half years at the helm of the organisation, and what’s next on his agenda
Milan's expansion plans bookmark
Malpensa Airport – the biggest airport serving the Northern Italian economic hub of Milan – has ambitions to increase its cargo traffic. Helen Massy-Beresford learns how freight operators are already seeing the benefits of the site’s expansion
Speeding ahead bookmark
Hong Kong-based Jet-Speed Air Cargo Forwarders, due to celebrate its 50th birthday next year, is looking beyond China’s economic wobbles to find growth in promising sectors and emerging regions, as Helen Massy-Beresford discovers
The borrowers bookmark
Aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) providers are broadening their platforms and client bases. Ian Putzger talks to several of the key players to investigate this increasing trend
March 2016