Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

03 Jul 2020
There were encouraging signs for air cargo in June, but uncertainty over demand patterns and available capacity is clouding the industry outlook through the summer.
19 Nov 2012
SEA has begun marketing an initial public offering valuing the owner of Milan Malpensa, Italy’s biggest cargo airport, up
19 Nov 2012
Qatar Airways is selling its 35 percent stake in financially troubled Cargolux that it had acquired less than 18 months a
19 Nov 2012
Air cargo throughput at Hong Kong International Airport showed a marginal year-on-year gain last month.
16 Nov 2012
UPS today published new rates for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5 percent for all UPS air and U.S.-origin international services, and 4.9 percent on UPS ground services, effective Dec. 31.
16 Nov 2012
International express shipping provider DHL, part of Deutsche Post DHL, recently expanded its GOGREEN environmental services with the addition of two new carbon reporting services, Carbon Estimate and Carbon Footprint...
16 Nov 2012
The International Air Transport Association urged stakeholders in the Latin American and Caribbean region to work together for safer and more efficient air transportation...
16 Nov 2012
The Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index, a monthly survey of international shippers and forwarders measuring European-based trade lanes, conducted by Stifel Nicolaus Logistics and Transport Intelligence...
16 Nov 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw cargo tonnage increase for the second month in a row during October.
TNT Express plane
16 Nov 2012
 
Mideast Logistics Transformation Built on Oil
15 Nov 2012
With the U.S. and Europe struggling to escape recession, and China’s stellar economy displaying signs of exhaustion, it’s tough to find a region of the world that’s thriving on the logistics front. But here’s a hint: Follow the money — the oil money, that is.
United Airlines flights grounded
15 Nov 2012
A computer outage is being blamed for the grounding of United Airlines flights across the U.S. this morning.
European Airlines freight traffic
15 Nov 2012
Although the September European Airlines' international freight traffic advanced 1.7 percent sequentially, traffic declined 1.5 percent year-over-year. Traffic in the first nine months of the year fell 3.8 percent below the same period in 2011.
15 Nov 2012
The Portuguese government has shortlisted five bidders for the privatization of its airport operator, ANA-Aeroportos de Portugal SA, after receiving proposals of up to 2.6 billion euros (about US $9.2 billion), Dow Jones Newswires reported.
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
Deutsche Post center
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