Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

22 May 2020
As countries across Europe and North America begin to emerge from lockdowns that in some cases have been in place since early March, attention in the air cargo industry is shifting to the recovery phase.
23 Jul 2013
Airlines for America reported yield in June for domestic cargo was $71.10 per revenue ton mile, down 9.9 percent year-over-year. Yield for international cargo was $34.40 per revenue ton mile, sliding 8.1 percent.
22 Jul 2013
Rapidly expanding Saudi Arabian Airlines released a new online service to improve procedures for shippers and forwarders
Drewry Shanghai Export Air Freight Index. Source: Drewry
19 Jul 2013
The Shanghai Export Air Freight Index, as reported by Drewry, fell in June, dropping roughly 7 percent year-over-year. This followed months of double-digit declines.
19 Jul 2013
Forward Air reported its net income in the second quarter of 2013 was $13.8 million, falling 2.8 percent from $14.2 million in the second quarter of 2012.
New American Airlines livery
19 Jul 2013
The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corp., reported profit in the second quarter of 2013 was $220 million, rebounding from a net loss of $241 million in the second quarter of 2012, although cargo revenue dropped.
18 Jul 2013
Air Canada reported cargo traffic of 123.6 million metric-ton-kilometers in May, down 1.1 percent compared with the same month last year, according to Statistics Canada.
18 Jul 2013
IAG Cargo has broken ground on the site of its new Constant Climate center located at its London Heathrow hub.
17 Jul 2013
The ocean freight forwarding market posted double-digit growth in 2012 while the air cargo sector declined amid ongoing m
17 Jul 2013
Members of Congress, along with the Department of Transportation’s Inspector General, on Wednesday urged the Federal Aviation Administration to focus on modernization of nation's air traffic system, as funding for the long-delayed, over-budget initiative tightens.
15 Jul 2013
Lynden Air Cargo has promoted Richard Zerkel to president.
12 Jul 2013
A fire aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane caused Heathrow Airport to close both its runways Friday afternoon.
11 Jul 2013
In June, Fraport Group’s five majority-owned airports handled 205,119 metric tons of cargo, an increase of 1.9 percent from June 2012.
10 Jul 2013
The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corp., reported June cargo figures for its principal subsidiary, showing an increase to 160,427 million ton miles, up 8.0 percent from 148,601 million ton miles reported in June 2012.
10 Jul 2013
International Airlines Group reported cargo traffic of 463 million metric-ton-kilometers in June, down 8.7 percent from 507 million metric-ton-kilometers of cargo in June 2012.
10 Jul 2013
Lufthansa Cargo unveiled plans to boost its freighter network later in the year as the decline in its freight traffic fla
10 Jul 2013
Total air freight traffic worldwide slid 0.4 percent year-over-year in May, as air freight continued to maintain a sluggish pace with virtually no growth in the volume of traffic worldwide...
Hactl Air Cargo Volume. Source: Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd
09 Jul 2013
Air cargo imports handled by Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. declined sharply year-over-year in June, falling to 49.4 million kilograms from 58 million in June 2012. Overall air cargo volume fell 3.2 percent as a result, to 169.4 million kilograms.
08 Jul 2013
Fears are growing that Asia’s biggest international cargo airport could be subject to major congestion starting July 15 when new security regulations are introduced.
08 Jul 2013
Etihad Cargo expects to see strong cargo volume and revenue growth during the rest of 2013 despite the global downturn afflicting the air freight sector.
08 Jul 2013
GeoPost, a European express parcels delivery provider, has invested in DTDC, a domestic express courier company in India.
Port of Tokyo, Japan.
04 Jul 2013
Japanese containerized cargo trade will rise 2.9 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 12.723 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
04 Jul 2013
Airlines will struggle to finance the next generation of aircraft unless governments remove obstacles to global mergers, the International Air Transport Association warned.
04 Jul 2013
The French government is selling a further 9.5 percent stake in Aeroports de Paris, but it will retain control of the operator of Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport, Europe’s largest cargo hub.
DHL hub in Cincinnati (Kentucky)
04 Jul 2013
DHL’s hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport joins DHL’s two other super-hubs in Leipzig and Hong Kong as the international gateways for air cargo trade in those regions. CVG (the symbol for the Cincinnati airport, which is actually in Kentucky) is the gateway for the transshipment of DHL cargo moving to and from Latin America and the rest of the world.
02 Jul 2013
Growth in global air cargo markets remained relatively flat in May, broadly following the trend of the last 18 months, according to the International Air Transport Association.
IAG Cargo's new Capacity Guarantee is available for freight bookings under 661 pounds.
02 Jul 2013
IAG Cargo has started offering Capacity Guarantee to customers moving smaller shipments on its Prioritise service, designed for express cargo shipments.
01 Jul 2013
Singapore Airlines Cargo has appointed Lik Hsin Lee its new president, effective Aug. 1, 2013.
DHL's new "super-hub" at the Cincinnati airport.
28 Jun 2013
Deutsche Post division DHL has invested $110 million to expand at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport into a “super-hub” for the Americas trade.
27 Jun 2013
International cargo moving on Japan’s All Nippon Airways increased 7.9 percent to 47,053 tons in May, the third consecuti
26 Jun 2013
Beginning July 1, India’s customs clearance of all export goods will take place on a 24/7 basis at four air cargo complexes (airports) in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.
26 Jun 2013
Air cargo operators in Asia are now finally seeing a few shafts of light after more than a year of gloom.
26 Jun 2013
UPS has a new national master package contract, but Teamsters in many regions threw up roadblocks by voting down key supplemental agreements and a UPS Freight contract, forcing a new round of negotiations.
26 Jun 2013
Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates moved 209,985 metric tons of freight in May, increasing 11.9 percent from 187,638 metric tons in May 2012.
26 Jun 2013
Penny Pritzker was sworn in today as the U.S.’s 38th Commerce Secretary.