To charge or not to charge? How airlines can boost e-freight

June 7, 2019 Alex Lennane

The air cargo industry’s paper chase continues – but with less fanfare, and at a greater pace than before. 
American Airlines Cargo is now up to 75% e-air waybills (eAWB) on compliant trade lanes – finding that its decision to charge forwarders fees, an idea pioneered by Lufthansa Cargo – was working. 
“When we will get to 100%? That’s the question I keep asking,” said Rick Eliseon, president cargo. “It’s difficult, sometimes you need a more localised approach.  

“We find ...

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