Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News and analysis of air cargo shipping and transportation companies.

News & Analysis

03 Jul 2020
There were encouraging signs for air cargo in June, but uncertainty over demand patterns and available capacity is clouding the industry outlook through the summer.
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
01 Feb 2013
International Airlines Group, created from the merger of British Airways and Iberia, has confirmed that Iberia and its trade unions have not reached an agreement regarding the airline’s transformation plan proposals...
31 Jan 2013
All Nippon Airways Co.
31 Jan 2013
Air cargo rates are bottoming out as global demand is set to grow in 2013 after two consecutive years of decline, according to the International Air Transport Association.
31 Jan 2013
Incheon Airport handled 2.4 million metric tons of cargo in 2012, down from 2.54 million metric tons in 2011 as volumes declined in nearly every major lane.
30 Jan 2013
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, a trade group of airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region, today reported international air cargo demand, expressed in freight metric ton kilometers...
30 Jan 2013
Revenue Technology Services, a Plano, Texas-based transportation technology company, has launched CargoPriceOpt, a pricing decision support system for the cargo industry.
30 Jan 2013
UPS
29 Jan 2013
DHL Express has renewed its lease agreement at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for another 10 years.
Air cargo building at Dubai International Airport.
29 Jan 2013
Dubai International Airport reported cargo volume in December 2012 was 201,949 metric tons, increasing 6.5 percent from 189,593 metric tons.
28 Jan 2013
Finnair will open new cargo routes to Hanoi, Vietnam, and Xi’an, China, this summer.
24 Jan 2013
SkyCargo, the freight division of airline Emirates, has expanded its capacity and freighter network with the addition of three new Boeing 777F aircraft.
22 Jan 2013
Greater competition will be the result of
21 Jan 2013
Air cargo carrier executives would like to think 2013 will be better than last year, but they see little or no cause for
21 Jan 2013
Manchester Airports Group significantly boosted its share of the U.K. cargo market with an agreement to buy London Stansted Airport.
20 Jan 2013
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol report
18 Jan 2013
Asia Airfreight Terminal, an air cargo terminal based at the Hong Kong International Airport, reported its tonnage throughput in December 2012 was 68,252 metric tons, increasing 11 percent compared with the same period last year.
18 Jan 2013
Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International’s board of directors has elected Paul Helminger as its chairman.
18 Jan 2013
The outlook for business on European trade lanes is improving, according to the Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Inde
17 Jan 2013
Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways reported combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair cargo volume in December 2012 was 146,897 metric tons, rising 3.4 percent compared with December 2011.
17 Jan 2013
IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has appointed Rodrigo Casal as vice president of Latin America and Tony Snell as regional commercial manager of the Middle East and Africa...
16 Jan 2013
AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, today reported profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $262 million, jumping $1.4 billion from 2011’s net loss of $1.1 billion.
16 Jan 2013
As ocean shipping volumes and rates rise on trades out of Asia in anticipation of the traditional factory shutdown on Feb
16 Jan 2013
Japanese airline All Nippon Airways temporarily grounded its entire fleet of 17 Boeing 787 Dreamliners on Jan. 16 in Japan after smoke was observed on one of the jets in flight and the pilot made an emergency landing...
Incheon International Airport's biodegradable vinyl packages.
15 Jan 2013
Incheon International Airport in South Korea recently funded 50 percent of the purchasing costs of nearly 7,360 environmentally friendly biodegradable vinyl packages for ground service companies in the airport...
15 Jan 2013
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals, which handles cargo at Hong Kong International Airport, reported traffic in the fourth quarter of 2012 was 754,226 metric tons, rising 6.2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2011.
14 Jan 2013
UPS’s withdrawal of its $6.9 billion offer to buy TNT Express raises what steps the Dutch shipping company will take next to sell its Asian and Latin American ground networks, health care supply-chain operations, and European road and parcel assets.