Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

23 Sep 2020
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine out to the furthest reaches of the world is going to require an immense effort from the air cargo supply chain, says IATA’s outgoing head of cargo Glyn Hughes, but it will be under his successor’s watch.
13 Feb 2013
Atlas Air Worldwide reported net income jumped 56 percent from $33.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 to a record $52.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.
12 Feb 2013
More than half of the world’s top freight airports
12 Feb 2013
The International Air Transport Association, an international industry trade group, has appointed Jeffrey N. Shane as general counsel.
12 Feb 2013
London-based International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia Airlines carrier, today initiated the process to eliminate 3,807 jobs at Iberia, in an effort to restructure the unprofitable...
12 Feb 2013
Grupo Aeromexico reported net income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was MXN$612 million (about US$48.0 million), jumping 108 percent from $23.1 million...
12 Feb 2013
Forward Air Corporation, which provides transportation and logistics services to the North American air freight and less-than-truckload market, reported profit in the fourth quarter of 2012...
12 Feb 2013
UPS has launched a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express Freight, for urgent international heavyweight shipments.
11 Feb 2013
The drop in demand for air cargo services out of China since the start of the Chinese New Year holidays has prompted Saudia Cargo to redeploy freight capacity to Africa to meet high demand in Europe for flowers in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.
11 Feb 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. said that its international cargo volume grew for the 11th consecutive month in December on a year-on-year basis, soaring 9.3 percent to 51,804 tons.
11 Feb 2013
Unions representing workers at Iberia Airlines have announced a series of strike dates, after restructuring negotiations with management failed.
11 Feb 2013
Cargolux has adopted a new five-year business plan, including a $275 million capital injection, aimed at returning the fi
11 Feb 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s traffic slumped 8.3 percent in January from a year ago as Europe’s biggest scheduled cargo airline cont
10 Feb 2013
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express Inc.
08 Feb 2013
AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines, today reported 9.3 percent decrease year-over-year in system cargo ton miles for January, at 123,014, down from 135,666 ton miles...
08 Feb 2013
The International Air Transport Association, which represents about 240 airlines, has identified four priorities to make air cargo more secure and has urged stakeholders to implement the Secure Freight principles.
07 Feb 2013
Nippon Express (Europe), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based logistics business Nippon Express, has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire all shares of Franco Vago, a Florence, Italy-based apparel-related logistics company.
07 Feb 2013
Dubai Airports, which owns and manages both Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central International Airport, today reported Dubai World Central handled 219,092 metric tons of air freight in 2012.
07 Feb 2013
The Greek Pilot’s Union has announced a 48-hour strike, which will take place from 4 a.m. GMT on Feb. 13 (11 p.m. EDT on Feb. 12) to 4 a.m. GMT on Feb. 15 (11 p.m. EDT on Feb. 14), according to Inchcape Shipping Services.
05 Feb 2013
London-based International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported cargo traffic in 431 million-metric-ton kilometers of cargo in January, falling 7.7 percent from 467 million-metric-ton kilometers of cargo in January 2012.
05 Feb 2013
The opening of Berlin’s new airport, originally scheduled for late 2011, has been delayed for the fourth time, from, Octo
05 Feb 2013
Singapore Changi Airport reported cargo volume in December declined 3.2 percent to 1.81 million metric tons.
04 Feb 2013
Japan Airlines Corp.
04 Feb 2013
Australian airline Qantas today announced a series of improvements to enhance service between Australia and Asia, as part of the company’s “growing with Asia” strategy.
04 Feb 2013
Emirates SkyCargo, a cargo airline based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Moaza Al Falahi as vice president of cargo business and product development.
04 Feb 2013
International trade and cooperation has become a key driver of small business success, according to a macro-economic study by IHS and DHL Express.
04 Feb 2013
Etihad Airways’ cargo traffic jumped 19 percent in 2012 from the previous year as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier tripled its
01 Feb 2013
International Airlines Group, created from the merger of British Airways and Iberia, has confirmed that Iberia and its trade unions have not reached an agreement regarding the airline’s transformation plan proposals...
31 Jan 2013
All Nippon Airways Co.
31 Jan 2013
Air cargo rates are bottoming out as global demand is set to grow in 2013 after two consecutive years of decline, according to the International Air Transport Association.
31 Jan 2013
Incheon Airport handled 2.4 million metric tons of cargo in 2012, down from 2.54 million metric tons in 2011 as volumes declined in nearly every major lane.
30 Jan 2013
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, a trade group of airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region, today reported international air cargo demand, expressed in freight metric ton kilometers...
30 Jan 2013
Revenue Technology Services, a Plano, Texas-based transportation technology company, has launched CargoPriceOpt, a pricing decision support system for the cargo industry.
30 Jan 2013
UPS
29 Jan 2013
DHL Express has renewed its lease agreement at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for another 10 years.
Air cargo building at Dubai International Airport.
29 Jan 2013
Dubai International Airport reported cargo volume in December 2012 was 201,949 metric tons, increasing 6.5 percent from 189,593 metric tons.