International Air Freight

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

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 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.
05 May 2016
The downside to an industry sector having a great quarter is that it places immense pressure on it to repeat the feat the following year or the comparisons will be dismal. This is where the air cargo industry finds itself after the first quarter of 2016.
25 Apr 2016
Shanghai’s largest air cargo terminal has continued its solid volume growth of 2015 into the first quarter, handling record year-over-year throughput from January to March.
19 Apr 2016
There is mounting speculation that Amazon is interested in acquiring a stake in Frankfurt-Hahn Airport to establish a major European distribution hub.
23 Mar 2016
Brussels airport is in lockdown for a second day following the deadly bomb attacks on Tuesday and will remain closed to all passenger flights tomorrow.
22 Mar 2016
The movement of people and goods in and around Brussels ground to a halt Tuesday after a series of terror attacks rocked the Belgian capital. Brussels Airport has been shut down, all flights in and out cancelled, and public transportation throughout the city has been put on lockdown, sparking wide reports of gridlock.
22 Mar 2016
DHL Express said it will invest 100 million euros ($112 million) in a new totally automated sorting center at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport to keep pace with rising demand for parcel deliveries in the Paris region.