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The Hybrid Airship: Lockheed Martin's Latest Advance In Air Freight Technology

By Dan Boaz | Jan 9, 2018

Necessity is the mother of invention, and this is never more true than in the air freight industry. Air carriers and the manufacturers who supply them have long struggled to serve inaccessible or underdeveloped regions. Lockheed Martin’s Hybrid Airship offers the flexibility and maneuverability to do just that.

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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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