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.
05 Mar 2013
Forward Air has acquired Total Quality, a Michigan-based provider of security and temperature-controlled services to the pharmaceutical and life science industries.
05 Mar 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked AMR Corp., parent company of American Airlines and US Airways, for additional information regarding the proposed merger of the two airlines.
05 Mar 2013
Cathay Pacific has taken steps to restructure cargo capacity in line with downgraded growth expectations.
05 Mar 2013
Malaysia Airlines’ cargo arm and Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines have signed a deal to cooperate on mutual freight network development.
04 Mar 2013
DB Schenker Logistics, together with air freight container provider Envirotainer, has expanded its range of temperature-controlled air freight services.
Jet fuel prices, December 2012, EIA
04 Mar 2013
U.S. refiner prices of kerosene-type jet fuel products continued their third consecutive decline in December, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Lufthansa Cargo
04 Mar 2013
Global air cargo grew 4.5 percent in January from a year ago, extending the turnaround in the market that began in late 2012, the International Air Transport Association said.
04 Mar 2013
No sooner had fast-growing freight broker XPO Logistics hit its first ambitious annual revenue run rate target of $500 million than CEO Bradley S. Jacobs raised the level for 2013 to $1 billion.
03 Mar 2013
Indonesia national airline Garuda has confirmed it will set up an independent cargo company.
01 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo will launch new MD-11 freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, starting March 2.
Hactl ships 69 show-jumpers from Belgium to Hong Kong.
01 Mar 2013
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals has handled the largest horse shipment on a single flight in its history.
01 Mar 2013
Fresh fruit shipments, such as cherries and blueberries, to Asia no longer go automatically by air, thanks to improved cold chain capabilities in the maritime industry.
28 Feb 2013
Air Transport Services Group reported a decline in fourth quarter profit, but growth in full year net income.
28 Feb 2013
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, slumped to a pretax loss of 997 million euros ($
27 Feb 2013
Saudi Airlines Cargo will add additional flights to selected routes in its existing freighter schedule, effective from March and April.
27 Feb 2013
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines reported preliminary traffic figures in January showed demand for air cargo strengthened in advance of the Chinese New Year holiday period, which fell in February this year...
27 Feb 2013
U.S. agricultural exports declined 2.2 percent during the first eight months of 2012 while imports were up 6.7 percent year-over-year; overall agricultural trade grew 1.6 percent year-over-year.
26 Feb 2013
Improving U.S. and European consumer confidence was credited with rising demand for freight movements at Dubai International Airport last month.
26 Feb 2013
Japan’s Mitsubishi Logistics Corp. said that it and Hong Kong-based Jupiter Global Ltd.
26 Feb 2013
The International Air Transport Association has called on governments to settle on a worldwide approach to market-based measures to help manage the 2 percent of global manmade carbon emissions produced by...
26 Feb 2013
IAG Cargo will offer additional cargo capacity to businesses in China via a new passenger service operating between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and London Heathrow, starting March 31.
25 Feb 2013
The shift of manufacturing production to China’s interior provinces in search of lower labor, land and power costs is now being reflected in air cargo movements as well as ocean volumes.
25 Feb 2013
The supervisory board of TNT Express has appointed Tex Gunning, 62, as CEO, pending shareholder approval, effective June 1.
22 Feb 2013
Air France-KLM’s cargo operating losses more than tripled to 222 million euros ($293 million) in 2012 from 60 million eur
22 Feb 2013
Global insurance companies that provide cargo risk coverage are starting to see a growing number of claims for losses due
21 Feb 2013
Cathay Pacific Services today began the first stage of operations at the new Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.
21 Feb 2013
UPS has tripled the coverage area of its UPS Worldwide Expedited air service for international shipments.
20 Feb 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 132,792 metric tons of cargo and mail in January, an increase of 14.2 percent year-over-year.
20 Feb 2013
American Airlines mechanics and related workers
20 Feb 2013
PSA Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airways, has reached a tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association.
20 Feb 2013
Lufthansa’s operating profit slumped 36 percent in 2012 from the previous year, prompting  the German carrier to suspend
19 Feb 2013
Hong Kong International Airport saw cargo volumes surge in January but the true state of air freight demand ex Asia will
19 Feb 2013
Air Transport Services Group has named Arthur J. Lichte to its board of directors.
Etihad freighter.
19 Feb 2013
Etihad Cargo reported tonnage in January was 32,613 metric tons, rising 27 percent from 25,600 metric tons in January 2012.
19 Feb 2013
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol added 800 metric tons of additional inbound freighter capacity, an increase of 30 percent, to its usual 26 weekly freight flights...