On a recent day in mid-December, two 747 freighters flew into MidAmerica St. Louis Airport loaded with 250,000 pounds of Chilean blueberries. Just days later, another 160,000 pounds of the fruit landed at the airport.
International Air Freight
News coverage of the international air cargo industry, including profits and loss, expansions, trade and more.
News & Analysis
28 Feb 2014
26 Feb 2014
More than half of Expeditors International of Washington’s revenue came from the Asia-Pacific region in 2013, which may be a good sign for the third-party logistics provider...
25 Feb 2014
Air freight operators have almost completed their shift of capacity back into China following the Lunar New Year celebrations.
24 Feb 2014
Asia’s leading air freight hubs have gotten off to an encouraging start to the year, posting healthy growth rates across the board in January.
24 Feb 2014
The Port of Nagoya in central Japan retained its status as the biggest export hub among the nation’s airports and seaports in 2013 in terms of value, according to recent figures from Tokyo Customs and Nagoya Customs.
21 Feb 2014
The pilots of the UPS cargo plane that crashed on Aug. 14, 2013, had complained about the company’s tiring work schedules at the start of the fatal flight before making landing errors...
18 Feb 2014
Cathay Pacific Airways saw further declines in air cargo throughput in January despite the shift in timing of Chinese New Year, which started Jan 31 this year, compared with Feb. 10 in 2013 and was expected to prompt a major rush of expedited deliveries in mid-January.
29 Jan 2014
Asia’s leading airlines saw international air cargo demand contract last year despite a partial recovery in the final quarter.
20 Jan 2014
Singapore is set to benefit this year from its status as one of Asia’s leading transport hubs, as demand from key markets in the West boosts trade.
17 Jan 2014
Amsterdam Schiphol airport posted 3.2 percent growth in freight traffic in 2013, driven by increased shipments of electro