IATA announces e-AWB as default effective 1 January 2019

Effective 1 January 2019, the electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB) will become the default contract of carriage for all air cargo shipments on enabled trade lanes. This key industry milestone ushers air cargo into a new era where digital processes will be the norm and paper processes will be the exception. e-AWB brings numerous benefits such […]

IATA’s STB Cargo to push on industry transformation

IATA"™s recently created Simplifying The Business (STB) Cargo project will aim to push industry transformation in the areas of visibility, processes and booking. Speaking at an Air Cargo Europe conference session, Celine Hourcade, head of cargo transformation at IATA, said STB Cargo had been developed out of the flagship IATA STB programme and was launched […]

American Airlines Cargo, US Airways Cargo officially combine under single Air Waybill

American Airlines and US Airways have reached a significant milestone in their merger today as the Cargo divisions combine under a single air waybill. The new entity brings in more than $800 million each year and moves more than one billion pounds of freight and mail annually. The Cargo teams have successfully combined 154 facilities […]