Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

16 Oct 2020
Limited air cargo capacity is colliding with strengthening demand, as technology product launches compete for space with general cargo and medical equipment.
10 Nov 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 9.3 percent less cargo in October than a year ago, a significant acceleration on previous monthly declines at Europe’s second largest freight hub.
09 Nov 2011
The U.S.
09 Nov 2011
Four maritime unions have criticized the Maritime Administration for not including their viewpoints in a study
09 Nov 2011
Deutsche Post DHL raised its full year earnings forecast Wednesday after reporting an 18.5 percent surge in third quarter operating profit to $885 million driven by strong growth in domestic mail and
08 Nov 2011
Air France-KLM carried 5.2 percent less freight in October than a year ago, as the Franco-Dutch carrier capped freighter capacity in a sharply deteriorating global air cargo market.
08 Nov 2011
Struggling Japan Airlines said Tuesday that it posted a net profit of $1.25 billion on a consolidated basis in the first half of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, thanks to rigorous cost-cutting
07 Nov 2011
Displaying confidence in U.S.
05 Nov 2011
Kuehne + Nagel will pay a $9.9 million penalty after pleading guilty to charges in the United States that the global freight forwarder conspired with its competitors to fix air freight rates.
04 Nov 2011
Nippon Express Co. saw profit surge 133.9 percent to $128 million in the first half of fiscal 2011, which started in April, despite flat revenue.
04 Nov 2011
International Airlines Group’s cargo revenue was flat at $395 mi
03 Nov 2011
Expeditors International of Washington improved net profit 11 percent in the third quarter to $106.6 million despite a 4 percent decline in gross revenue in a weakening freight shipping market.
03 Nov 2011
Amsterdam Schiphol airport handled 6 percent less cargo in September than a year earlier, but Europe’s third largest freight hub
03 Nov 2011
Panalpina reported lower third quarter profit as a strong Swiss franc offset record ocean container volume and strong air freight margins across the Swiss forwarder and logistics group’s global
02 Nov 2011
FedEx Trade Networks opened its first office in South Africa, and added offices in Italy and Turkey, as the air and ocean forwarder expands its network outside of the U.S.
02 Nov 2011
Senior Democratic members of the House Homeland Security Committee on Monday criticized the Transportation Security Administration for not meeting a December deadline to screen 100 percent of cargo ar
02 Nov 2011
Global semiconductor sales fell 1.7 percent year-over-year in September, leaving the foundation technology industry down 2.7 percent in the third quarter, according to figures released by the
01 Nov 2011
Boeing delivered its first 747-8 freighter to Cathay Pacific Airways this week, making the Hong Kong-based airline the second carrier to take the aircraft and giving the aircraft manufacturer a needed
31 Oct 2011
The contraction in the global air cargo market continued for a fifth consecutive month in September, with traffic falling a further 2.7 percent from a year earlier on sharply lower Asian shipments, th
31 Oct 2011
TNT Express is eyeing more cost cuts after profit in the third quarter 
31 Oct 2011
As Lufthansa Cargo tells it, the fate of the world’s fourth-largest air freight carrier is hanging in the balance until a court issues a final ruling early next year on a surprise night flight b
28 Oct 2011
All Nippon Airways reported a 72.1 percent gain in group net profit in the first half of its 2011 fiscal year on Friday that included a 10.4 percent increase in revenue from international cargo operat
27 Oct 2011
Lufthansa Cargo’s profit fell 57 percent year-over-year to $50.4 million in the third quarter, as the German air carrier warned the future is clouded by economic uncertainty and the impact of a
26 Oct 2011
Cargoitalia created a division to handle growing charter and aircraft wet lease operations, which are compensating for reductions in the Italian cargo airline’s scheduled services.
25 Oct 2011
HNA Group bought a Turkish air cargo operator and will add up to 15 freighters over the next two years, as the Chinese transportation group attempts to become the leading global logistics conglomerate
25 Oct 2011
UPS cut its air capacity out of Asia 10 percent during the recent third quarter amid a deep slowdown in demand, and carrier officials said Tuesday they are poised to adjust space again based on market
25 Oct 2011
UPS reported a 5.1 percent gain in net profit in the third quarter on Tuesday, to $1.04 billion, as pricing and efficiency gains offset weak volume in a “muted growth environment.”
25 Oct 2011
Lufthansa Cargo employees walked off the job at Frankfurt airport Tuesday to protest a temporary ban on night flights at the carrier’s global hub.
25 Oct 2011
Singapore Airlines is adding twice-weekly freighter service between Singapore and Frankfurt, adding Asia-Europe capacity just as a ban on night flights at Frankfurt threatens to limit service at the G
24 Oct 2011
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica said he will take “every measure that’s needed” to pass a four-year authorization of the Federal Aviation Adminis
24 Oct 2011
FedEx, showing strong confidence in U.S.
24 Oct 2011
Air freight moving through Hong Kong fell 6.1 percent year-over-year in September, the seventh straight monthly decline and a lackluster start to the peak fall shipping season.
21 Oct 2011
Semiconductor giant Intel, projecting caution across the technology sector despite its own record sales in the third
21 Oct 2011
Monsoon floods in Thailand are disrupting the supply chains of multinational companies including Apple, Ford Motor, General Motors, Nissan Motor, Honda, Toshiba, Toyota Motor and Western Digital, acco
20 Oct 2011
Air freight trucker Forward Air says it is seeing demand “moderately better” than normal this fal
20 Oct 2011
Lufthansa Cargo is canceling up to three weekly freighter flights to and from China, re-routing other services through Cologne and re-scheduling North American operations in an emergency response to t