Air Cargo Equipment

Air Cargo Equipment

News and analysis about air cargo equipment and performance issues.

Commentary

Global commerce is increasing at a dizzying pace, and we’re in the midst of the “give it to me now” era, so you’d think air cargo would be booming. Instead, it’s struggling. How the maritime industry has left air cargo lost in space.

News & Analysis

19 Jun 2015
Any suggestion that freighter aircraft would play a lesser role in the supply chains of the future was firmly put to bed with 29 the number of all-cargo planes ordered from Boeing by the time the Paris Air Show ended this week.
03 Mar 2015
With the air cargo industry under increasing competition from ocean carriers for certain cargoes, especially perishables, more sophisticated software and technology tools are helping drive the migration from ocean to air.
08 Oct 2014
There is no significant loss of air cargo to ocean freight, said Atlas Air president and CCO Michael Steen, arguing against a widely held industry belief that shippers were shifting modes to save on transport costs.
07 Oct 2014
Asia-North America and Europe-Asia will continue to be the dominant world air cargo markets with the most traffic volume, Boeing said in its biennial World Air Cargo Forecast delivered at the International Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition earlier today.
Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, announcing the largest single aircraft order in the airline’s history, alongside Ray Conner, Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ president and CEO.
16 Jul 2014
Qatar Airways today said it plans to order four new Boeing 777 freighters with an option for four more, bolstering its ambitious bid to become a Top 5 cargo airline by 2018.