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Impressive Air Freight growth at Chicago Rockford International

By Dan Boaz | Nov 6, 2017

The Midwest in general and Chicago, in particular, have long been crucial hubs for both domestic and international air freight but some businesses forget to consider nearby Chicago Rockford Airport (RFO) as another valuable gateway in Northern Illinois. Rockford is an important location for commerce and also is positioned just a short distance south of the Wisconsin border in addition to being just 75 miles from O'Hare International and nearer still to Chicago's busy suburbs to the Northwest and West.

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Air Freight Demand continues to soar

By Dan Boaz | Feb 3, 2017

Throughout the global air freight industry companies are overjoyed at the performance of the sector for the fourth quarter of 2016 and optimism reigns supreme that the growth will be carried over into 2017. The nuts and bolts of the statistics show that Q4 2016 was the best quarter for global air cargo demand seen in more than six years.

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International Air Freight volume shows sharp increase in September

By Dan Boaz | Nov 3, 2016

Encouraging growth numbers are the highlight of the latest international air freight report from WorldACD. After some erratic results over the summer months, September instead showed a global volume improvement in excess of 5% year over year which will be welcome news throughout the industry.

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July sees strong growth in air freight demand

By Dan Boaz | Sep 9, 2016

Measuring the health of the global air freight market is a difficult proposition, but fortunately, the International Air Transport Association ( IATA) compile data to help achieve just that. In keeping with our experience at AirFreight.com, IATA reported that July was a truly encouraging month and the demand for global air freight increased by five percent for the month.

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FedEx announces long-term air freight deal with Atlas Air

By Dan Boaz | Sep 2, 2016

Strategic long-term planning within the air freight sector by FedEx sees them secure a long-term deal with Atlas Air to provide additional air cargo capacity during peak shipping seasons. Atlas Air will be supporting Fedex with the provision of five additional Boeing 747-400 air freighters commencing next year through to 2021.

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