Cargo Airlines

Cargo Airlines

News & Analysis

01 Oct 2014
Global air freight volumes continued their robust growth in August, spurred by Asia-Pacific cargo traffic that expanded 6.3 percent during the month, according to International Air Transport Association data.
Lufthansa airplane
30 Sep 2014
European air freight shippers are facing fresh disruption today as a strike by Lufthansa pilots forced the cancellation of 50 long-haul flights to and from Frankfurt, Germany, the German carrier’s global cargo hub.
26 Sep 2014
Asia Pacific airlines saw freight traffic grow by 6.2 percent in August on the back of robust demand for electronic consumer products, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).
19 Sep 2014
Air cargo out of Asia is seeing its first peak season in five years, and better capacity management among cargo carriers is set to push up freight rates into the last quarter.
17 Sep 2014
Air freight is suffering from the same issues that afflict container shipping, with growing volumes not enough to lift profitability in the face of high fuel prices, weak yields and growing capacity, the International Air Transport Association said in an industry report.
15 Sep 2014
Air France initiated a contingency cargo plan today as pilots begin a week-long strike that will ground more than half of the carrier’s flights.
15 Sep 2014
Strong air cargo traffic out of Asia continued to lift Cathay Pacific volumes with August figures soaring almost 20 percent year-over-year and the Apple iPhone 6 launch expected to keep traffic high through September.
10 Sep 2014
Lufthansa Cargo saw traffic dip 1.1 percent in August from a year ago as an increasingly weak European market offset growth on reviving Asia-Pacific and North and South America routes.
08 Sep 2014
The gap between the sluggish European air cargo sector and the resurgent global market looks set to widen with two of the region’s leading carriers posting declines in freight traffic in August.
08 Sep 2014
The Civil Aviation Administration of China said it plans on liberalizing its air cargo market, but it’s not clear whether China will allow more foreign carriers to operate domestically.