International Air Freight

News coverage of the international air cargo industry, including profits and loss, expansions, trade and more.


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

25 Oct 2016
The decision ends decades of indecision that has been condemned by UK business leaders, shippers, and freight forwarders.
Perishables shipped by Crowley Maritime will be able to more quickly access additional markets via a new pilot progam.
14 Oct 2016
Crowley Maritime’s customs brokerage subsidiary will participate in a pilot program at Miami International Airport for ocean-to-air transshipment of perishables.
04 Oct 2016
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting has announced its expectations for Japan's air cargo trade in fiscal year 2016.
29 Sep 2016
Regulations governing the shipment of lithium ion batteries tested by Samsung phone recall.
28 Sep 2016
Subsidies from Beijing gives air cargo hubs in China a cost structure that is hard for regional competitors such as Hong Kong to match.
06 Sep 2016
Global air cargo traffic grew at the fastest pace in almost 18 months in July, but yields remain under pressure.
23 Aug 2016
Cargo records at Pactl continue to fall, with the best seven-month total ever posted.
While traffic grew at the fastest clip in more than a year in June, it is still too early to tell if the growth in May and June is the beginning of a trend or just an anomaly.
04 Aug 2016
Global air cargo traffic rose in June at the fastest rate in 14 months.
27 Jun 2016
U.K. freight forwarders are worried that the decision to leave the European Union could threaten a much-needed expansion of Heathrow Airport.
07 Jun 2016
A leading Chinese construction and trading company has acquired a controlling stake in Frankfurt-Hahn Airport.