Introduction An airline company can be defined as an organization providing public service of air transportation on one or more routes to passengers and freight. Airlines vary widely in size, from small companies to huge multinational companies. Airlines lease or own their aircraft with which they supply services and may form partnerships or alliances with other airlines for mutual benefits. Generally an airline must have an air operating certificate or license issued by a governmental aviation body. History
CHAPTER-3 AIR CHARTER TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY - COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES According to a study by the Air Charter Journal, with the advent of the twenty-first century, there are around three thousand operators available for charter transportation around the world. Given the enormity of air charter transportation around the world, it is worthwhile to have a look at the international regime governing air charters around the world. International Regime It is interesting to note that in commercial
Within transportation, there are a lot of different modes to transport items. The modes are land, water, pipeline, air, and railroad. The modes used by most companies is air and land. Two companies that use these modes are Ups and FedEx. With Ups and FedEx in these modes, consumers and manufactures are able to ship and receive items. Air mode of transportation is the movement of freight by air when time is of the essence. This mode represents the fastest way to ship products over long distances
Challenges in Air Freight Demand and Potential Solutions 1.Introduction Air freight market is not stable and might be weak because of uncertain international trade increase (Barnard,2015). There was fluctuation in air cargo demand over the last 10 years from 2006 to 2016 which indicates that cargo demand could be changed by some external and internal influences. Some figures were released about worldwide air freight market and presented that air cargo capacity increased 2.2%, comparing to 2014.
Strong Global Network United Parcel Service is one of the leading providers of less-than truckload transportation services. The company’s large scale of operations captivates and serves a broad customer base across the major international markets. It offers an extensive variety of services for local and international deliveries of letters, documents and small packages. The company also contributes in global exchange and is fully equipped with new and improved technologies and systems to control the
studies which have highlight on different type of practice the most common use and those types are : 1- Maritime Logistics Maritime industry it plays a very important role in international freight. It provides a cheap and high carrying capacity conveyance for consumers. Maritime is clearly concerned with the transportation of goods and/or passengers between two or more seaports by sea; , Its disadvantage is that it needs longer transport time and its schedule is affected by the weather factors.
Aviation provides the sole worldwide transportation network that makes it essential for international business and tourism. It plays a significant role in facilitating economic growth, notably in developing countries. Flying transports close to two billion travelers per annum and four-hundredth of interregional fares of merchandise (by worth), four-hundredth of international tourists currently travel by air. The air transportation industry generates a total of twenty nine million jobs globally (through
International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management Emerald Article: International logistics and one-stop shopping Janjaap Semeijn, David B. Vellenga Article information: To cite this document: Janjaap Semeijn, David B. Vellenga, (1995),"International logistics and one-stop shopping", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 25 Iss: 10 pp. 26 - 44 Permanent link to this document: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09600039510101780 Downloaded on: 01-04-2012
ARTICLE REVIEW By : Martha Yuhla SHEY SOURCE http://www.universalcargo.com/ : 4 FACTORS FOR CONSIDERING AIR FREIGHT VS. OCEAN FREIGHT. By Raymond Rau : Posted August 16, 2011 In Air Freight, International Shipping, ocean freight, shipping. http://www.universalcargo.com/4-factors-for-considering-air-freight-vs-ocean-freight/ INTRODUCTION This is a review of an article on ‘4 FACTORS FOR CONSIDERING AIR FREIGHT VS. OCEAN FREIGHT’. In the first place a summary of the article will be given, then we will
efficient and reliable transportation mechanisms for their supply chains (Coyle et al. 2015). In addition, the various firms or companies have to contend with the fact that the increased distances of transportation come with its fair share of risks. The firms need to carry out risk assessment to deal with the unexpected processes. From another point of view, the firms need to make several compromises as they enter into various agreements that will ensure that the transportation processes are well integrated