Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

13 Aug 2020
Rising outbreaks of the coronavirus are keeping travel restrictions in place, preventing airlines from reactivating their grounded international capacity and severely restricting available freight space.
15 Mar 2013
Norbert Dentressangle reported that its freight forwarding division in Chile, which launched 18 months ago, handled 1,500 metric tons of blueberries and cherries from Chile to the U.S., China and Europe in December 2012...
14 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s operating profit in 2012 sank 58 percent from the previous year to 104 million euros ($135 million), but it was one of the few freight airlines to remain in the black in a market plagued by rising supply and declining demand.
14 Mar 2013
Following IAG’s acceptance of a compromise proposal between Iberia airlines and its workers, the airline has announced that unions representing the majority of Iberia’s employees have also formally agreed to back the proposal.
14 Mar 2013
A timely indicator of market fluctuations in per-mile truckload pricing isolating the linehaul component of full truckload costs from other components (fuel and accessorials), providing a reflection of trends in baseline truckload prices.
14 Mar 2013
Cass index data is derived from actual freight invoices paid on behalf of 350 clients, which totaled over US$20 billion in 2011 and include a wide diversity of shippers, commodities and company size.
Asia-Pacific Airlines' Freight Traffic
14 Mar 2013
Monthly year-over-year percent change in capacity, in available metric ton kilometers, and traffic, in freight metric ton kilometers, for 24 Asia-Pacific based airlines.
14 Mar 2013
The Semiconductor Industry Association reported global sales in January dropped 2.8 percent sequentially to $24 billion yet were 3.8 percent above January 2012.
SkyCargo, CSafe ink deal.
13 Mar 2013
SkyCargo has contracted CSafe, a cool chain solutions provider, for the supply and service of mobile refrigeration units used for its Cool Chain Premium Service...
13 Mar 2013
Cathay Pacific reported 2012 profit totaling HK$916 million (about US$118.1 million), a decline of 83.3 percent from $709.0 million in 2011.
12 Mar 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co.
12 Mar 2013
Saudi Airlines Cargo has renewed its contract with Fast Forward Cargo and will team up with them to increase air cargo frequencies to West Africa from Dubai World Center in the United Arab Emirates.
12 Mar 2013
The International Air Transport Association has criticized the decision of the European Single Sky Committee to endorse “weakened” performance and charging scheme regulations for air navigation services from 2015 to 2019...
11 Mar 2013
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has added a third weekly service between Moscow and Milan to handle rising Asian cargo flows.
11 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s freight traffic fell 12.9 percent in February from a year ago, slightly outpacing a sharp reduction in
IAG Cargo plane, with personnel on the ground.
11 Mar 2013
Following negotiations between Iberia airlines and its workers, IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has accepted a compromise proposal...
11 Mar 2013
IAG Cargo will provide additional cargo capacity on flights from Hyderabad, India, to London.
08 Mar 2013
A bill that seeks to raise the de minimis value, the level at which shipments entering the U.S. are free from tariffs, taxes or formal customs procedures, has been introduced in Congress.
08 Mar 2013
Luxembourg-based overland transportation company Wallenborn Transport has joined forces with VIP Truck, a provider of air-cargo road feeder services in Germany.
08 Mar 2013
AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, reported a 10.2 percent year-over-year decline in system cargo ton miles for the month of February.
07 Mar 2013
Finnair Cargo has postponed its freighter operation to Mumbai, India, until the second half of 2013.
Towne Air Freight’s new, larger Atlanta facility.
07 Mar 2013
Towne Air Freight will relocate its regional hub in Atlanta to a larger facility in early April.
06 Mar 2013
John Menzies, the U.K. aviation services and distribution company, posted a 4 percent increase in profit in 2012 as a strong performance by its cargo handling unit outweighed restructuring costs.
Air Menzies International moves into Manchester Airport's World Cargo Center.
06 Mar 2013
Air Menzies International has moved into a refurbished 8,000 square foot facility at Manchester Airport’s World Cargo Centre in England, where it is now self-handling.
05 Mar 2013
Forward Air has acquired Total Quality, a Michigan-based provider of security and temperature-controlled services to the pharmaceutical and life science industries.
05 Mar 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked AMR Corp., parent company of American Airlines and US Airways, for additional information regarding the proposed merger of the two airlines.
05 Mar 2013
Cathay Pacific has taken steps to restructure cargo capacity in line with downgraded growth expectations.
05 Mar 2013
Malaysia Airlines’ cargo arm and Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines have signed a deal to cooperate on mutual freight network development.
04 Mar 2013
DB Schenker Logistics, together with air freight container provider Envirotainer, has expanded its range of temperature-controlled air freight services.
Jet fuel prices, December 2012, EIA
04 Mar 2013
U.S. refiner prices of kerosene-type jet fuel products continued their third consecutive decline in December, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Lufthansa Cargo
04 Mar 2013
Global air cargo grew 4.5 percent in January from a year ago, extending the turnaround in the market that began in late 2012, the International Air Transport Association said.
04 Mar 2013
No sooner had fast-growing freight broker XPO Logistics hit its first ambitious annual revenue run rate target of $500 million than CEO Bradley S. Jacobs raised the level for 2013 to $1 billion.
03 Mar 2013
Indonesia national airline Garuda has confirmed it will set up an independent cargo company.
01 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo will launch new MD-11 freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, starting March 2.
Hactl ships 69 show-jumpers from Belgium to Hong Kong.
01 Mar 2013
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals has handled the largest horse shipment on a single flight in its history.
01 Mar 2013
Fresh fruit shipments, such as cherries and blueberries, to Asia no longer go automatically by air, thanks to improved cold chain capabilities in the maritime industry.