Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

28 Jul 2020
The air cargo industry is gradually moving to electronic bookings between forwarders and airlines, but the evolution could still take time if previous digitization initiatives in the industry are any indication.
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...
Heathrow Airport, Terminal 3, cargo transporter vehicle on apron area, July 2012. Copyright: LHR Airports Limited.
19 Feb 2013
Heathrow Ltd, previously known as BAA, booked an 11.6 percent increase in earnings in 2012 as it raised charges on airlin
18 Feb 2013
TNT Express’s disappointing fourth quarter results revealed little about the future strategic direction the company will take in the aftermath of UPS’s abandonment of its$6.9 billion bid for the Netherlands-based integrator in January.
18 Feb 2013
An initial public offering of Royal Mail within the coming year is emerging as the most likely path to the long-stalled p
14 Feb 2013
Pending the outcomes of investigations now being carried out in the U.S. and Japan, the president of the council of the International Civil Aviation Organization has provisionally approved an interim amendment that will prohibit the carriage of lithium ion aircraft batteries as cargo on passenger airplanes.
American Airlines plane
14 Feb 2013
Both boards of directors at American Airlines and US Airways have approved a merger agreement that will combine the AMR Corporation carriers into a single unit...
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