Cargo Airlines

Cargo Airlines

News coverage of domestic and international cargo airlines, price and freight indexes, cargo airports and more.


Nightmare scenarios are occurring all day, every day at the two biggest U.S. container ports, and the customers receiving some of the worst service are among the nation's largest shippers.

News & Analysis

25 Jun 2015
China’s three largest cargo airlines will join forces to form the largest air freight carrier in Asia, according to a senior official at the Civil Aviation Administration of China, mainland state media reported.
19 Jun 2015
Global economic uncertainty and a slowing China continues to hang over cargo markets, with air and ocean transportation providers struggling to match capacity to demand while having little visibility going into the second half of 2015.
17 Jun 2015
Russian cargo airline Volga-Dnepr signed a memorandum of understanding today to buy and lease twenty Boeing 747-8 freighters with a combined list price of $7.4 billion for its AirBridgeCargo Airline unit.
16 Jun 2015
AirBridgeCargo’s traffic soared 16 percent in the first five months of the year as Russia’s largest all-cargo carrier continued to outperform its struggling European rivals.
16 Jun 2015
EVA Air has committed to purchase five Boeing 777 freighters at a list price of $1.5 billion at the Paris Air Show as the Taiwan carrier finally moves to upgrade its all-cargo fleet that was once the pride of the airline.
11 Jun 2015
Cargo carriers in the U.S. have raised concerns that action by Washington to curb open skies agreements with Middle Eastern carriers over allegations they are subsidised by their governments could become a threat to vital worldwide air freight networks.
10 Jun 2015
Lufthansa Cargo’s traffic dipped 1.4 percent in May as it failed to fill additional capacity, but the German carrier continued to outperform its main European rivals.
20 May 2015
Alitalia’s announcement that it will not renew its partnership and joint venture accords with Air France-KLM paves the way for Etihad Airways, the carrier’s dominant 49 percent shareholder, to expand its European freight footprint.
05 May 2015
Freighter operator Cargolux has launched a new twice-weekly air service between Chicago and Zhengzhou, China.