John Barnett: an airfreight pioneer

John Barnett – who in 1979 founded Wexco Airfreight, one of the earliest UK airfreight general sales and services agencies – died on 8 January, following a long illness. Peter Kales, chairman of the Kales Group, which eventually bought Wexco, said it was “a testament to his extraordinary hard work and professionalism that the company survived and prospered through many of the most difficult years in the industry’s history. At his ... [+]

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