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.
17 Feb 2012
Employers across the U.S. are struggling with a paradox: Despite high unemployment, they’re having a tough time hiring the right person for the right job.
15 Feb 2012
UPS recently acquired Kiala, a Brussels-based provider of goods bought on the Internet, as the parcel giant attempts to tap growing e-commerce in Europe.
14 Feb 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. saw international cargo volume rise for the first time in three months in December on a year-over-year basis, increasing 2.2 percent.
14 Feb 2012
FedEx Express is expanding its freighter service between Asia and the Middle East through India, speeding up shipment transit times by up to two days for connections from the Indian subcontinent to th
14 Feb 2012
Frankfurt airport handled 16.8 percent less freight in January than a year ago as uncertainty over the global economy and a night flight ban continued to weigh on Europe’s second-largest air car
14 Feb 2012
Cargo transported by Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair in January plunged 17.6 percent year-over-year and 26 percent from December.
13 Feb 2012
President Obama’s 2013 budget calls for nearly $30 billion more on transportation infrastructure annually than the roughly $50 billion sought through the House and Senate’s competing surfa
13 Feb 2012
The Transport Workers Union of America and the Communications Workers of America are teaming up on bargaining and organizing efforts at airlines.
13 Feb 2012
Air freight rates for Asia outbound shipments rose 4.6 percent in January over the same month a year ago, the first year-over-year increase in Drewry’s Air Freight Price Index in 15 months.
13 Feb 2012
The Federal Aviation Administration will finally be able to bring the country’s air traffic control systems into the modern era, but only after fighting through some long-standing conflicts.
13 Feb 2012
The trans-Pacific market appears to have flipped. In a reversal of the established traffic patterns of the past three decades, U.S.
10 Feb 2012
Germany will shut a canal linking the river Rhine to Hamburg, Europe’s second largest container port, late Friday night as the coldest February temperatures across Europe in almost three decades
10 Feb 2012
Kintetsu World Express, Japan’s second-largest international forwarder, posted consolidated net profit of $97.5 million for the first nine months of its f
10 Feb 2012
Hong Kong International retained its title as the world’s largest air cargo gateway in 2011, despite a decline in volume resulting from Asia’s slowing exports.
10 Feb 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo is reaping the benefits of added capacity in a growing Middle East air freight ma
09 Feb 2012
Lufthansa Cargo said it will stop diverting freighters to Cologne Airport to avoid a night flight ban at its Frankfurt hub, saying the diversion is too costly and has resulted in a loss of customers.
09 Feb 2012
Lufthansa Cargo’s freight traffic tumbled 11.4 percent in January from a year ago amid a weakening global economy that threatens further declines over the coming six months.
08 Feb 2012
Global air freight volumes declined by 1 percent last year, but traffic could improve quickly this year if the overall economic situation improves, according to Airports Council International.
07 Feb 2012
The Senate passed and sent to President Obama on Tuesday a bill authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration for four years, ending a five-year battle over the measure that held up modernization of
07 Feb 2012
Air France-KLM blamed a weak global economy and the timing of the Chinese New Year for cargo revenue slumping 10.3 percent in January from a year ago.
07 Feb 2012
Korean Air said it will strengthen its cargo operations on a trans-Pacific and a North Europe service by adding a new freighter to each.
06 Feb 2012
Worldwide smartphone shipment volume jumped 54.7 percent in the fourth quarter to 157.8 million units, spurred by the release of new products that provided a flood of new electronics shipping last yea
06 Feb 2012
Forwarder Nippon Express saw net profit surge 67.3 percent in nine months ending Dec. 31, as the end of a retirement-related accounting loss boosted earnings on flat revenue.
06 Feb 2012
China barred its airlines on Monday from joining the European Union’s new carbon trading scheme that will charge airlines for carbon emissions for flights to and from Europe.
03 Feb 2012
Japan Airlines posted a $1.92 billion net profit of on a consolidated basis in the first nine months of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, 2011, after the carrier emerged from bankruptcy and withd
02 Feb 2012
After five years and 23 extensions, authorization of Federal Aviation Administration operations could clear Congress as early as this week.
02 Feb 2012
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of specialized Australian freight forwarder Link Logistics International is the Swiss logistics giant’s latest expansion in the fast-growing global perishables
01 Feb 2012
BAA must sell London Stansted, the U.K.’s second largest air cargo hub, after a court rejected the airport operator’s appeal against a ruling by anti-trust regulators.
01 Feb 2012
Yusen Logistics’s net profit surged 14.7 percent in the first nine months of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, 2011, as the Japanese forwarder saw revenue jump 90.9 percent in the same peri
01 Feb 2012
Global air cargo traffic increased in December on a month-to-month basis for the second straight month, but yields remain under pressure, the International Air Transport Association said.
31 Jan 2012
Cargo volume at Dubai International Airport fell 1.5 percent last year, the first year-over-year decline at Dubai since the site pushed into the upper echelons of the
31 Jan 2012
UPS reported a record $1.22 billion net profit in the fourth quarter that was 9.3 percent better than the same quarter the year before and came on healthy gains in U.S.
31 Jan 2012
All Nippon Airways’ net profit fell 10 percent in first nine months of fiscal 2011, which ended June 30, despite revenue expanding 3 percent at Japan’s largest airline in the same period.
27 Jan 2012
The port of Antwerp faces a shutdown Monday as Belgian dockers participate in a nationwide 24-hour general strike against a government austerity program that will halt rail freight traffic and close
27 Jan 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo plans to buy A330-200 freighters, valued at roughly $423 million, as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier works to double its fleet capacity amid an industry slump.