Munich gets set to welcome the air cargo industry

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The world’s largest exhibition and conference for the air cargo industry – air cargo europe – will be taking place for the 8th time from 9-12 May at the Munich Trade Fair Centre as part of the wider transport logistic trade show.

Organiser Messe Muenchen revealed as far back as December the biennial show was fully booked up in terms of exhibitors for the first time at transport logistic, while this year sees a wider conference programme.

The focal points of the conference will include sessions on ’The Age of the Digital and the Connected – The End of Traditional LSPs (Logistic Service Providers)?’ and ‘Reorganizing Sales and Customer Service to Match Today’s New Customers’.

Exhibitors from across the globe will include forwarding agents, airlines, airports, cargo handlers, charter brokers, express services, general sales agents, and others sectors of the air cargo supply chain.

Air cargo europe will take place at the trade fair’s Hall B1 where over 200 exhibitors from 36 countries will present their products and services.

Airlines will include the likes of heavyweight airfreight carriers such as Emirates, Etihad Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo, Skyteam Cargo, Qatar Airways Cargo, Saudia Cargo, Turkish Cargo, IAG Cargo and Virgin Atlantic Cargo.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Brussels Airport, Changi Airport, Incheon International Airport, Heathrow Airport, Frankfurt Airport, Munich Airport, Miami International Airport and Dallas International Airport will be represented in the airports section.

Other important players in the industry including ECS Group, ATC Aviation, Air Logistics Group, Air Charter Service, Swissport, Unilode Aviation Services, ACL Airshop and Jettainer will be exhibiting along with TIACA, IATA, Boeing and Airbus.

When last held in 2015, transport logistic saw 2,050 exhibitors from 62 countries and welcomed 55,438 visitors.