Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

22 May 2020
As countries across Europe and North America begin to emerge from lockdowns that in some cases have been in place since early March, attention in the air cargo industry is shifting to the recovery phase.
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
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