Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

30 Oct 2020
US shippers are opening contract talks early, extending existing agreements, and seeking short-term contracts to hedge against expected 2021 rate increases.
07 May 2012
UPS is expanding its premium air freight service into Nicaragua and Honduras, as the parcel giant taps the growing economies that share the U.S.
04 May 2012
Declining cargo revenue and rising fuel prices devastated the profits of Asia’s leading airlines last year, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines.
02 May 2012
The UPS acquisition of TNT Express is on track and so is profitability at the Dutch parcel deliver
30 Apr 2012
When the European Union’s highest court in December ruled the EU could force all airlines to pay for carbon emissions from flights to and from airports in its 27 member nations, the reaction was
27 Apr 2012
Emirates SkyCargo will offer its own freight capacity out of Vietnam in June, launching a service between Ho Chi Minh City and Dubai.
27 Apr 2012
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27 Apr 2012
Despite a dip in cargo movements to and from Europe and South Asia, Singapore’s Changi Airport saw freight volumes remain stable last month.
26 Apr 2012
Package delivery giant UPS reported a 4.3 percent increase in first quarter revenue to $13.1 billion from $12.6 billion a year earlier.
26 Apr 2012
International air cargo traffic carried by Asian airlines fell 4.5 percent year-over-year in March as key consumer markets remained weak.
25 Apr 2012
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has begun posting an index of monthly freight and passenger activity levels
25 Apr 2012
BAA, one of the U.K.’s largest airports operator, reported first quarter operating profit grew 15.1 percent from a year ago to $372 million, driven by strong traffic growth and higher landing ch
23 Apr 2012
Confidence regarding European air cargo improved slightly in April from the month before, but shippers and forwarders view most lanes connecting to the continent as “persistently lackluster,&rdq
23 Apr 2012
Net income at Forward Air in the first quarter soared 30.6 percent to nearly $10.3 million, as the air freight trucker saw an increase in demand for its core services along with its logistics manageme
23 Apr 2012
Cargo volume through Hong Kong International Airport dipped 0.4 percent year-over-year in March, to 368,000 metric tons, despite a 5.2 percent increase in flights.
19 Apr 2012
Qantas Freight Enterprises’ first scheduled freighter service linking Australia to the Chinese manufacturing hub of Chongqing and the U.S. will depart tomorrow.
19 Apr 2012
Dachser’s 2011 revenue jumped by 13 percent from a year ago to more than $5.6 billion as the German logistics group handled record volumes of air and ocean freight.
18 Apr 2012
Air cargo pilots, not just passenger plane pilots, would be subject to tougher regulation aimed at reducing fatigue in airline operations through a bipartisan-backed House bill.
18 Apr 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways will launch a new twice-weekly freighter service to Hyderabad, India’s fourth most populous city and a centre for pharma production on May 17.
18 Apr 2012
Singapore Airlines Cargo will boost its Asia Pacific coverage after agreeing to manage the bellyhold capacity of Scoot, a new entrant regional airline.
18 Apr 2012
FedEx Corp said it is in negotiations over a “potential plan” to buy French express shipping company Tatex as it seeks to expand its European footprint by taking over small to midsized fir
16 Apr 2012
The launch of electronic products by manufacturers such as Samsung and Apple gave a significant boost to air freight exports from Asia in March.
16 Apr 2012
Emirates SkyCargo has doubled freighter capacity on its service between Dubai and Australia.
16 Apr 2012
Frankfurt airport handled 11 percent less freight in March than a year ago as a night flight ban aggravated the impact of a weak global economy on Europe’s second largest cargo hub.
16 Apr 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume soared 24.5 percent in February from the same month of last year to 42,470 tons.
16 Apr 2012
TNT Express has started a service it says will simplify and secure the international movements of pharmaceutical products such as vaccines and insulin that require strict temperature control.
13 Apr 2012
Early indicators suggest air freight traffic in Asia is steadily increasing after year-over-year comparisons for the first two months of the year
12 Apr 2012
Package and industrial transportation giant UPS launched an expedited ground freight service linking Mexico and the U.S.
12 Apr 2012
Lufthansa Cargo carried 12.6 percent less freight in March than a year ago as it sharp
11 Apr 2012
International semiconductor sales in February fell 7.3 percent year-over-year and 1.3 percent from January, further illustrating the weak demand plaguing the air cargo industry.
10 Apr 2012
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported cargo traffic down 2.9 percent in March as an 11.2 percent decline at the Spanish airline outweighed a 0.9 percent dro
10 Apr 2012
Air France-KLM carried 3.4 percent less cargo in March than a year ago as traffi
10 Apr 2012
Rising cargo income saw Oman Air’s total revenue jump 35 percent last year to OMR311.3 million ($807 million), but the Middle East still posted a year-end loss.
09 Apr 2012
 American Airlines Cargo will restart its daily service from Chicago to Helsinki on June 12.
06 Apr 2012
Singapore Airlines’ cargo division reports bearish demand and will now maintain recent capacity cuts through the summer season.
06 Apr 2012
The Oakland seaport, airport and real estate operations create 73,000 jobs in Northern California and directly or indirectly support 827,000 jobs nationwide, according to