Cargo Airlines

Shippers typically turn to cargo airlines such as Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific for expensive or time-sensitive products such as fast-fashion apparel, pharmaceutical shipments, or fruits and vegetables.

Commentary

It is imperative that the leadership of cargo airlines adopt new strategies and thinking to ensure that their businesses remain relevant and profitable in the future.

News & Analysis

23 Mar 2017
Freight volumes have surged 23 percent in the first two months of 2017.
23 Mar 2017
BCOs are looking to air freight as an alternative to shipping cargo from North Europe to Asia as ocean space remains tight.
17 Mar 2017
The first quarter for Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific is looking good, at least from a cargo perspective, following strong air freight growth in January and February.
17 Mar 2017
“Working together in a cartel ... does not fly with the Commission.”
16 Mar 2017
Lufthansa Cargo sank into the red in 2016.
15 Mar 2017
Fierce competition and overcapacity in 2016 led to Cathay Pacific recording its worst annual result in eight years.
14 Mar 2017
The fines could total $850 million.
14 Mar 2017
Air cargo needs to modernize and improve its service levels to meet customer expectations, according to IATA's chief executive.
06 Mar 2017
The global air cargo rally continued into 2017.
24 Feb 2017
The competitive trading environment of 2015 continued into 2016.