The STAT Media Group: An Introduction
STAT Media Group was formed in the year 1986 with an objective to cater to the logistics industry in India and worldwide. Based in Navi Mumbai, India, the Group has made a significant contribution to this sector through its strong research-driven publications and high-profile networking Air Cargo events.
The STAT Trade Times, popularly known as STAT TIMES, is published every month and is a multimodal transport media publication dedicated to provide in-depth information in the field of Aviation, Shipping, and Transport & Tourism. The STAT Trade Times is the only multi modal transport news source that is appreciated and used by the decision makers for their commercial benefits since 1986. Aside from the print version, STAT TIMES has a website, www.stattimes.com/new, where important updates from the aviation industry are posted as Breaking News.
Logistics Update Africa is a bi-monthly magazine featuring news, editorials and analysis pertaining to the logistics and transport industry in Africa. LUA will be responsible for highlighting developments taking place in this new trade frontier of the world thereby opening up enormous opportunities for businesses locally and internationally.
Indian Transport & Logistics News (ITLN) magazine is one of a kind media venture in India to create a high quality communication platform for both users and logistics service providers to interact and also fill the void of an authentic analytical logistics magazine in India.
ITLN is the flagship magazine of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) India, with a membership of 35,000 CILT members worldwide. Contents include coverage of air, sea, and road & rail transport in general/bulk cargo.
ACAAI NEWS is the official publication of Air Cargo Agents Association of India (ACAAI). ACAAI, the only national association representing the Indian air cargo industry, was founded in 1970. Beginning with just 16 members, ACAAI has grown to a strength of around 500 members today. These members include Indian air carriers, international airlines, GSSAs, GSAs and air cargo agents and commercial organizations.
Air Cargo India
In 2006, STAT Times started organizing the biennial international Air Cargo India event. The event was conceptualized to create a common ground for Indian and international air cargo players to display products and services, exchange opinions and gain businesses.
The three day event witness intense communication and dealings through business sessions and networking evenings. The last three editions of Air Cargo India have attracted worldwide participation and proved to be a platform of opportunities for many.
Air Cargo India 2010 registered 52 exhibitors and 238 delegates from 27 countries. Over 1800 trade visitors attended the exhibition.
Air Cargo India 2012 will take place from February 1st to 3rd, 2012 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India.
Air Cargo Africa
Following the successful editions of Air Cargo India, STAT Times organized the first ever Air Cargo Africa 2011, a platform for global players to establish their business in this vast and untapped virgin continent.
The event, themed `Air Cargo in Emerging Africa was held from the February 22nd to 24th, 2011 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. 54 exhibitors representing various sectors of the Air Cargo industry from 25 countries displayed their world class products and services, specifically designed for the air transport industry.
270 delegates from across the globe including Russia, China, USA, Europe, India, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and 12 countries from Africa took part in the deliberations stretched over the three days. 2,429 visitors from a total of 42 countries (23 across Africa and 19 from other continents) visited the exhibition to explore business prospects. Middle Eastern representatives were conspicuous by the presence of delegates from Qatar Airways Cargo, Saudi Airlines Cargo, Etihad Crystal Cargo and National Air Cargo.
AIR CARGO AFRICA 2013 will be held in South Africa in 2013, at the Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg, an event which is already on the verge of a sell-out.
India's first International Networking Conference & Exhibition on Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul - MRO India, is dedicated to emerging MRO activities in India. The event is scheduled to be held from 9-11 October, 2012 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India.
Since the number of aircraft, both in the civil and defence sectors has been growing in India at a rapid pace, the aviation industry in India is now poised to explore the potential of setting up MRO facilities in a bigger way.
In the hope to address this need, MRO India 2012 is an effort towards bringing together all interested players in this field under one roof to discuss, debate and exhibit their products and services. The event will attract stakeholders from across the globe including policymakers, regulators, manufactures, users, both civil and military, legal experts, consultants, IT solution providers, training organisations, MRO domain experts, Senior Government Official and others having interest in the MRO sector.