March 4th, 2012:

Aeromexico “best business airline in Latin America”

Aeromexico, Mexico’s flag carrier airline has been named best airline for business travel in Latin America and the best of Mexico in 2011.

Over 175,000 executives and frequent travelers, subscribers of the travel publication “Business Travel”, voted and selected Aeromexico as offering the best service, quality and attention to the man on business in the Americas.

During 2011, subscribers of the magazine had the opportunity to nominate and choose from 54 different categories, the company [...]

Carriers may win container rate war

Container lines’ attempts to raise prices on the Asia-Europe and transpacific trades stand a good chance of success, according to freight derivative brokers at Clarkson Securities.

Forward freight prices on the Asia-US west coast trade finished strongly after buyers were caught unawares by the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) proposal to raise prices, said broker Ben Gibson.

The TSA has called for an immediate $300 per teu rise, followed by a suggested further increase of $500 [...]