Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

12 Jan 2021
All Kuehne + Nagel cargo on the air freight trade lane between Amsterdam and Los Angeles will be carried by aircraft flying on sustainable aviation fuel.
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
05 Apr 2012
Saudi Airlines Cargo will continue its expansion into developing markets later this month by boosting capacity into Bangladesh.
05 Apr 2012
Lufthansa Cargo will make a final decision on investment at Frankfurt airport this summer after a
04 Apr 2012
Freight carried by Asian airlines in February rose 7.8 percent from the same period in 2011, as an earlier Chinese New Year skewed year-over-year comparisons but couldn’t hide that traffic is do
04 Apr 2012
The Middle East and Asia-Pacific accounted for more than 40 percent total air cargo traffic last year, according to figures from Airports Council International.
04 Apr 2012
Saudi Airlines Cargo began weekly 747 freighter service to Ghana this week, expanding the Middle Eastern carrier’s freighter service network to seven African countries, according to reports.
04 Apr 2012
A German court today upheld a controversial ban on night flights at Frankfurt airport,
03 Apr 2012
International air freight traffic grew 5.1 percent February from a year ago, but the outlook for carg
03 Apr 2012
Lufthansa Cargo may sell its entire freighter fleet if a court upholds a ban on night flights at Frankfurt airport, the carrier’s chief executive warned.
02 Apr 2012
Global freight volume remains below pre-recession levels in the U.S.
02 Apr 2012
Dubai and Louisville were the major movers last year among the world’s top 20 busiest international cargo airports, according to preliminary figures for 2011 from Airports Council International.
02 Apr 2012
DSV said Italian trust busters reduced a fine related to the Danish trucking and logistics company’s acquisition of ABX Logistics by $5.2 million to $26.4 million.
02 Apr 2012
TNT Express, the Dutch parcel delivery company being taken over by UPS, said “mixed” economic conditions in Europe and slowing Asia-Europe trade volumes depressed its first quarter operati
30 Mar 2012
Expeditors International of Washington “vigorously denied” price-setting allegations that resulted in a $5.5 million fine from the European Commission.
30 Mar 2012
Air China and Cathay Pacific are extending their cooperation by establishing a joint venture ground handling company in Shanghai.
30 Mar 2012
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, said that it has acquired a 100 percent stake in U.S. logistics company Associated Global Systems, Inc.
29 Mar 2012
Cargolux reported a net loss of $18.3 million in 2011 from a $59.8 million profit in 2010, as Europe’s largest all-cargo airline battled record oil prices, higher leasing costs and excess capaci
28 Mar 2012
European antitrust officials on Wednesday fined 13 of the world’s largest logistics companies, including Kuehne + Nagel, Panalpina and UPS, a total of $225 million for fixing international air c
27 Mar 2012
FedEx Trade Networks is expanding its U.S. freight forwarding operations, opening offices in Phoenix, St. Louis, Mo., and Milwaukee, Wis.
23 Mar 2012
FedEx will pay $3 million to more than 21,000 rejected job applicants to settle allegations of hiring discrimination, the Labor Department said Thursday.
23 Mar 2012
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, said that its U.S. subsidiary has formed a capital alliance with Colombia’s Map Cargo S.A.S.
22 Mar 2012
DHL Express is expanding next-day package service between Asia and the U.S. and Western Canada with a new flight connecting Hong Kong and Los Angeles.