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China’s Aerotropolis: The Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone

13 August 2018 | By

With airports playing increasingly important roles as business magnets and metropolitan economic accelerators, John D. Kasarda, PhD, President of the Aerotropolis Institute China, describes this aerotropolis development process and how it is being applied in China to attract investment, boost trade, and increase passenger and cargo volumes.


Hong Kong: A land of air cargo opportunity

7 December 2012 | By Lilian Chan, Executive Director, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd.

The role of Hong Kong as a country is multi-faceted; it is simultaneously a market and manufacturing base in its own right, a gateway to the world for Southern China’s top industrial region, and a cargo hub for the entire Asia region. Little wonder that it is now the world’s…


Securing the cargo industry

3 October 2012 | By Harald Zielinski, Head of Security and Environmental Management, Lufthansa Cargo AG

Security continues to be a major issue within aviation. Passenger screening often gets the spotlight but the process of overseeing efficient cargo operations whilst maintaining tight security procedures is also an important aspect of the sector. Mark Glover from International Airport Review, spoke to Harald Zielinski, Chief Security Officer Cargo…


Air cargo security: time is ticking for an integrated approach

13 December 2010 | By Drew Hillier, Freelance Writer

In the wake of the latest series of terrorist bomb plots, the enhancement of air cargo security has pushed itself firmly into the spotlight. Yet, as Drew Hillier reports, in the UK, for example, where 60% of air freight is carried in passenger airlines, (the remainder being handled by specialist…


January 2023 sees demand for air cargo dip

14 March 2023 | By

Owing to a persisting war in Ukraine, high inflation and a shortage of workers, demand for global air cargo has declined.  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its data for January 2023 global air cargo markets and results show that, in a context of economic headwinds, cargo demand has…