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.
14 Nov 2012
Challenges in supply chains, such as shifts in global sourcing and new and multiple channels to market, are likely to cause a switch to multi-location distribution networks, said Peter Ward, cargo supply chain commercial manager at DP World London Gateway...
14 Nov 2012
Outsourced aircraft and aviation operating service provider Atlas Air Worldwide announced that dispatchers of its subsidiaries, Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, have ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement...
14 Nov 2012
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved legislation to ensure the U.S. will not participate in a European Union plan to tax aircraft operators and air carriers for emissions when flying into or out of the EU.
13 Nov 2012
Royal Mail reported a surge in first half operating profit on strong growth in its parcels business, clearing the way for the privatization of the state-owned postal group.
13 Nov 2012
AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines, recently reported a 7.6 percent year-over-year decline in system cargo ton miles for the month of October, at 141,532, down from 153,199 ton miles in the same month last year.
13 Nov 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume grew for the eighth consecutive month in September on a year-on-year basis.
13 Nov 2012
Cosco and China Cargo Airlines are trying to sell their combined 30.7 percent stake in Shanghai Eastern Logistics, according to various reports in China.
13 Nov 2012
Lufthansa Cargo carried 9.4 percent less freight in October than a year ago as the German all-cargo carrier slashed capac
12 Nov 2012
The European Commission has proposed suspending the inclusion of international aviation in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme...
12 Nov 2012
Emirates recorded a $575 million net profit in the first six months of its current fiscal year, up 68 percent compared to
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12 Nov 2012
Deutsche Post’s third quarter operating profit declined 6.5 percent from a year ago.
09 Nov 2012
Air cargo transportation company Air Transport Services Group recently reported profit in the third quarter was $11.4 million, increasing $16.2 million from last year’s net loss of $4.8 million.
09 Nov 2012
Air France-KLM’s cargo traffic slumped 6.7 percent in October from a year ago as the carrier continued to trim its freigh
09 Nov 2012
The International Air Transport Association urged aviation leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to focus on airport and air traffic management infrastructure to meet the region’s growing demand for connectivity.
09 Nov 2012
International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways, said it plans to cut 4,500 jobs at Iberia to ensure the survival of its Spanish subsidiary and boost the merged carrier’s profitability.
08 Nov 2012
United Parcel Service will defend its planned $6.8 billion takeover of Dutch rival TNT Express at a hearing with European
07 Nov 2012
Frankfurt airport operator Fraport boosted third-quarter earnings by a third from a year ago to 317 million euros ($406 m
07 Nov 2012
CEVA Logistics has opened an expanded airfreight facility at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
06 Nov 2012
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, boosted cargo traffic in October by 0.6 percent
06 Nov 2012
DPD, the French express and parcel delivery group, announced a £175 million ($280 million) expansion in the U.K.
Emirates will deploy a Boeing 777-300ER on its Dubai-Adelaide route. Photo courtesy Emirates.
05 Nov 2012
Emirates SkyCargo has launched service between Dubai and Adelaide, Australia.
05 Nov 2012
An increase in online shopping is pushing up freight volumes at the nation’s largest package carriers, with UPS reporting
05 Nov 2012
French parcel and express group DPD has opened a new sorting center in Poland, which it claims is the largest in Central
05 Nov 2012
IAG Cargo has signed a new memorandum of understanding to work with the Global Logistics Network of freight forwarders.
05 Nov 2012
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, said that its net profit rose 13.3 percent in the fi
05 Nov 2012
Singapore Airlines will further reduce its exposure to weak freight markets next year.
02 Nov 2012
Panalpina Group reported net profit of approximately US$4.4 million for the third quarter of 2012, compared with approximately US$33.7 million in the same quarter a year ago.
02 Nov 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 2.2 percent in October from a year ago, but was essentially flat from the previous month.
02 Nov 2012
Global air cargo traffic grew by 0.6 percent in September from a year ago but was down on the two previous months, the In
02 Nov 2012
Japan Airlines Corp.
01 Nov 2012
China’s sovereign wealth fund has acquired a 10 percent stake in the company that owns
01 Nov 2012
Air France-KLM’s freight losses ballooned to 67 million euros ($87 million) in the third quarter from 37 million euros ($
31 Oct 2012
Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo posted a 52.5 percent decline in third quarter profit but it remains one of the few major cargo
31 Oct 2012
All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said on Wednesday that its group net profit surged 61.6 percent in the first half of fiscal 2012, which started on April 1, from a year earlier to $461.25 million.
31 Oct 2012
Air freight movements will more than double by 2031 according to the latest projections by Airports Council International