Shippers to Europe may face having to reconfigure their air cargo supply chains as overloaded hub airports revoke freighter slots and force the all-cargo flights to alternative and often less efficient smaller airports. This is a scenario that has been raised by developments at Amsterdam Schiphol, Europe’s third busiest air cargo hub, where from Nov. 1 there will be a 20 percent drop in full freighter flights during this winter season following the triggering in September of something called the 80:20 rule.
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