Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

02 Dec 2022
Dismal November air cargo data has all but assured a weak end to 2022 with no sign of a seasonal uplift in demand or rate levels from an oversupplied market.
10 Jan 2013
Lufthansa Cargo closed 2012 with traffic down 8.5 percent from the previous year, but the German carrier’s utilization of its freighter fleet was unchanged as it slashed capacity in line with sharply lower demand in the global air cargo market.
Aircraft of Hong Kong-based air carrier Cathay Pacific.
09 Jan 2013
Global air cargo traffic grew a modest but significant 1.6 percent in November from a year ago driven by a surge in U.S.
08 Jan 2013
IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, will launch a cargo service between London Heathrow and Chengdu in southwest China, effective Sept. 22.
08 Jan 2013
United Airlines has appointed Jim Bellinder as vice president of sales for United Cargo, effective immediately.
08 Jan 2013
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported 506 million metric ton kilometers of cargo in December 2012, a 4.0 percent decrease year-over-year.
08 Jan 2013
Finnish air freight carrier Finnair Cargo has used Route Exchange, an online platform where airports and airlines can exchange data and information regarding potential new routes, to open a new base in Brussels.
07 Jan 2013
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines’ preliminary traffic figures for November 2012 showed that international air cargo demand, measured in freight metric ton kilometers, was 0.9 percent higher than in November 2011.
07 Jan 2013
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based airline Emirates has introduced a fifth daily service between Dubai and Bangkok.
07 Jan 2013
American Airlines and US Airways have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Allied Pilots Association and US Airline Pilots Association regarding the pilots’ employment terms and integration process in the event of a merger between AA and US Airways.
04 Jan 2013
John Menzies, the UK aviation services and distribution company, said it is closing its cargo-handling unit at Chicago O’
Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
03 Jan 2013
United Airlines, the North American launch customer of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has received its sixth 787-8 and initiated its first international route from Los Angeles to Tokyo.
02 Jan 2013
UPS today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express Freight, for time-sensitive international heavyweight shipments.
AviancaTaca cargo subsidiary receives first of four freighter aircraft.
31 Dec 2012
Colombia-based Tampa Cargo, a subsidiary of AviancaTaca Holding, has taken delivery of the first of four new A330 Freighter (A330-200F) aircraft.
31 Dec 2012
Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings,
31 Dec 2012
The government of the United Kingdom is mulling accelerating the privatization of Royal Mail to as early as 2013.
28 Dec 2012
Canada and Saudi Arabia have ame
28 Dec 2012
The Portuguese government
28 Dec 2012
TOKYO – Japanese containerized cargo volume in fiscal 2012 will be virtually unchanged from the previous fis
21 Dec 2012
Japan’s Hitachi Transport System Ltd. is expanding into Myanmar.
20 Dec 2012
Changi Airport Group, manager and operator of Singapore Changi Airport, will increase air cargo rebates in the face of continuing air freight headwinds, the company said in a written statement.
19 Dec 2012
The Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index, a monthly survey of international shippers and forwarders measuring European-based trade lanes, conducted by Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Research Group...
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19 Dec 2012
19 Dec 2012
Swiss competition regulators fined four international logistics companies — locally-based Kuehne+Nagel and Panalpina, Ger
19 Dec 2012
Qatar Airways will get back the $117.5 million it paid for a 35 percent stake in Cargolux it acquired from the Grand Duch
19 Dec 2012
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals, which handles cargo at Hong Kong International Airport, has been fully meeting the new Transportation Security Administration requirement that became mandatory on Dec. 12.
18 Dec 2012
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the pending Hurricane Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to help regions affected by...
18 Dec 2012
India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation has established the Air Cargo Logistic Promotion Board, an inter-ministerial group, to lay down policy framework to govern air cargo operations in the country.
18 Dec 2012
Supply chain management company Descartes Systems Group today announced it is working with DHL Global Forwarding to upgrade the freight transportation company’s electronic communications to Cargo-XML...
Aircraft of Hong Kong-based air carrier Cathay Pacific.
17 Dec 2012
Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific and wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair carried a total of 140,824 metric tons (about 155,231 tons) of cargo and mail in November...
17 Dec 2012
Asia Airfreight Terminal, an air cargo terminal based at the Hong Kong International Airport, reported that tonnage throughput in November was 69,150 metric tons...
17 Dec 2012
Sea-air shipments via Dubai’s airports and container facilities have grown this year despite the downturn in volumes on a
13 Dec 2012
The world’s airlines, benefiting from capacity cuts, lower costs and accelerating consolidation, are expected to book com
12 Dec 2012
With an overall slowdown in the movement of goods across borders, international air freight decreased by 1.2 percent in October, while total freight remained steady, falling 0.3 percent...
11 Dec 2012
Delta Airlines today announced it is buying Singapore Airlines’ 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic, the United Kingdom’s
11 Dec 2012
Lufthansa Cargo stemmed the sharp monthly falls in freight traffic in November, with tonnage down just 2.4 percent from a