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Meet us at air cargo events worldwide in October 2015

October is always one of the busiest months of the year in the air cargo event calendar. Next month, there are four global showcases where you can meet with us to discuss your upcoming air cargo charter and on board courier (OBC) requirements.

Caspian Air Cargo Summit (Baku, 5-7 October 2015)

Russi Batliwala, CEO of Chapman Freeborn, has been invited to speak at the Caspian Air Cargo Summit 2015 – the largest and most comprehensive aviation event in the region, which brings international air cargo market leaders to Baku.

Russi will join a line-up of speakers to discuss the latest developments in CIS/Central Asia and its growing significance in the global aviation industry.

This year’s event will have special focus on the energy industry, the future of freighters and improving logistics infrastructure in the region.

If you are looking for new growth opportunities in this part of the world, the conference will provide the ideal opportunity to meet with us to discuss our unique capabilities.

For more information visit Caspian Air Cargo Summit, or if you would like to schedule a meeting in advance, please email us at

Breakbulk Americas (Houston, 5-8 October 2015)

Breakbulk Americas is the largest exhibition of its kind in North America, bringing top-tier shippers together with breakbulk and project cargo service providers.

In addition to air charter and OBC specialists from Chapman Freeborn’s US team (Stand 1451), the showcase attracts professionals from across the logistics spectrum, including sea freight carriers, road transportation companies, equipment manufacturers and more.

Houston is a high-demand market for services such as air cargo charters and time-critical movements, fuelled in large part by its status as the global headquarters of the energy industry.

For full details about this event visit Breakbulk Americas, or if you would like to schedule a meeting in advance, please email us at

Offshore Energy (Amsterdam, 13-14 October 2015)

Offshore Energy is one of the fastest growing gatherings of energy industry professionals. The two day event in Amsterdam includes an exhibition where over 600 supply chain companies will showcase their products.

Chapman Freeborn will be represented by specialists from our Benelux and UK offices (Stand 8.105) who will highlight our tailored services for the energy industry,  including cargo charters, OBC movements and crew rotation flights.

The conference offers an extensive program with expert speakers from the entire value chain and plenty of networking opportunities.

For more information visit Offshore Energy, or if you would like to schedule a meeting in advance, please email us at

Freighters and Belly Cargo World Conference (Abu Dhabi, 18-20 October 2015)

Always a highlight of the event calendar, Freighters gives air cargo industry professionals the opportunity to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

This year’s conference is held in Abu Dhabi and includes discussions ranging from issues surrounding freighter capacity during a humanitarian crisis to the advantages of ACMI concepts versus aircraft ownership.

Charlie McMullen, Global Business Development Manager at Intradco, will also be giving airlines and air cargo professionals insight into the highly specialised market of transporting animals by air.

The company, which is also at the forefront of designing and leasing its own equipment for animal transportation, is part of the Chapman Freeborn group and in the process of expanding its operations worldwide.

For the full conference schedule visit Freighters & Belly Cargo, or if you would like to schedule a meeting in advance, please email us at