Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

13 Jul 2020
By launching a door-to-door, less-than-truckload business in Savannah, Forward Air is adding more freight and building density in its airport-to-airport network.
12 Mar 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co.
12 Mar 2013
Saudi Airlines Cargo has renewed its contract with Fast Forward Cargo and will team up with them to increase air cargo frequencies to West Africa from Dubai World Center in the United Arab Emirates.
12 Mar 2013
The International Air Transport Association has criticized the decision of the European Single Sky Committee to endorse “weakened” performance and charging scheme regulations for air navigation services from 2015 to 2019...
11 Mar 2013
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has added a third weekly service between Moscow and Milan to handle rising Asian cargo flows.
11 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s freight traffic fell 12.9 percent in February from a year ago, slightly outpacing a sharp reduction in
IAG Cargo plane, with personnel on the ground.
11 Mar 2013
Following negotiations between Iberia airlines and its workers, IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has accepted a compromise proposal...
11 Mar 2013
IAG Cargo will provide additional cargo capacity on flights from Hyderabad, India, to London.
08 Mar 2013
A bill that seeks to raise the de minimis value, the level at which shipments entering the U.S. are free from tariffs, taxes or formal customs procedures, has been introduced in Congress.
08 Mar 2013
Luxembourg-based overland transportation company Wallenborn Transport has joined forces with VIP Truck, a provider of air-cargo road feeder services in Germany.
08 Mar 2013
AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, reported a 10.2 percent year-over-year decline in system cargo ton miles for the month of February.
07 Mar 2013
Finnair Cargo has postponed its freighter operation to Mumbai, India, until the second half of 2013.
Towne Air Freight’s new, larger Atlanta facility.
07 Mar 2013
Towne Air Freight will relocate its regional hub in Atlanta to a larger facility in early April.
06 Mar 2013
John Menzies, the U.K. aviation services and distribution company, posted a 4 percent increase in profit in 2012 as a strong performance by its cargo handling unit outweighed restructuring costs.
Air Menzies International moves into Manchester Airport's World Cargo Center.
06 Mar 2013
Air Menzies International has moved into a refurbished 8,000 square foot facility at Manchester Airport’s World Cargo Centre in England, where it is now self-handling.
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.