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  • v  transport (cargo) by air

  • To dramatize Braniff Airways' airfreight division, Zieff shows a man crated and shipped by air, arriving at his destination with not a hair out of place.
  • Reason: the flourishing airfreight industry that allows fish brokers to deliver Atlantic Ocean bluefin overnight to Tokyo's sashimi market, where a single fish can fetch $80,000 or .
  • Pan American's airfreight business via Kennedy Airport was up a third over last October.

  • Willie Walsh in Wall Street Journal
    For UK-based airfreight operations, the tax would be disastrous--and lead to the mass export of freight jobs to other countries,Walsh said.
  • Emperor Titus in Manila Bulletin
    Cathay Pacific general manager for cargo sales & marketing Titus Diu said: "The sharp drop in tonnage compared to the previous year highlights the continued weakness of the global airfreight business, and the fierce competition in shrinking markets...
  • Louis Spohr in Logistics Manager
    Lufthansa Cargo chairman Carsten Spohr, said: "Italy is Europe's major airfreight market after Germany: The Lufthansa Cargo Group with Jade Cargo International is already connecting the Italian market with direct flights to industrial centres in...

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