Emir Pineda, Section Chief Passenger, Trade and Logistics Development, Miami International Airport
Miami is not just one of the world?s most popular vacation spots. The city is known much more than for its trendy nightlife of South Beach and the eye candy Art Deco district. The city's airport - Miami International Airport (MIA) is essential to Miami-Dade?s trade status, as Miami International Airport is the world?s largest gateway to Latin America & the Caribbean and controls the north / south cargo flows in the Western Hemisphere. It is the 9th busiest airport in the world and the number one airport in the US for international freight. Reji John, Editor of STAT Media Group, speaks to Emir Pineda, Section Chief Passenger, Trade & Logistics Development, Miami International Airport, in this episode of Cargo Masterminds on things that make MIA as the top cargo airport in the US and one of the top ten cargo airports in the world.