Air Cargo up 12% in April compared to Pre-COVID levels

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels (April 2019) with demand up 12 percent .  As comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted, all comparisons to follow are to April 2019 which followed a normal demand pattern. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was up 12 percent compared to April 2019 and 7.8 percent compared to March 2021. Seasonally…

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‘How we can prevent more deaths from Covid 19’

By Rich Lesser, CEO, Boston Consulting Group With countries around the world struggling and India setting new, devasting records for COVID-19 deaths and cases almost daily, the U.S. government’s decision to share up to 60 million doses from its stockpile of AstraZeneca vaccines was an easy one. Now it’s time to make the more difficult choices and truly lead the global fight against this disease. We can do more, and we can do so now. Following a modeling done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), it suggests that by the end…

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Again, Air Peace personnel foil child trafficking scheme

Air Peace personnel have again demonstrated strong vigilance and crime alertness by foiling the attempt to traffic two babies by a man and a woman on June 7, 2021, at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Terminal 2, Lagos.       This information is contained in a media statement issued by the Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, who revealed that Air Peace’s Passenger Service Executives and Security Personnel smelt a rat when the two adults, travelling to Asaba, were being checked-in at the counter.       The statement reads: “On June…

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