Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

13 Aug 2020
Rising outbreaks of the coronavirus are keeping travel restrictions in place, preventing airlines from reactivating their grounded international capacity and severely restricting available freight space.
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.
TNT aircraft
14 Jan 2013
UPS today said it will withdraw its $6.9 billion offer to acquire Dutch shipping company TNT Express, after competition authorities at the European Commission informed UPS that it would block the arrangement.
11 Jan 2013
Dubai-based airline Emirates will add a daily service to Warsaw, Poland, starting Feb. 6.
Etihad Airways’ first A330-200 freighter aircraft on the runway at Airbus in Toulouse before departing for Abu Dhabi in August 2010.
10 Jan 2013
Etihad Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways, will launch a new weekly freight operation from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Guangzhou, China, effective Jan. 17.
10 Jan 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co.
Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.
10 Jan 2013
Cathay Pacific Services, a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways that operates the new Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport, will open the new terminal on Feb. 21.
10 Jan 2013
AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines, reported a 3.7 percent increase year-over-year in system cargo ton miles for the month of December 2012, at 149,505, up from 144,178 ton miles in the same month in 2011.
Fifth Annual Shippers Roundtable.
10 Jan 2013
After a seesaw year in which freight rates bounded up and down like a yo-yo, shippers and carriers alike are looking for stability and predictability in their businesses.
10 Jan 2013
Lufthansa Cargo closed 2012 with traffic down 8.5 percent from the previous year, but the German carrier’s utilization of its freighter fleet was unchanged as it slashed capacity in line with sharply lower demand in the global air cargo market.
Aircraft of Hong Kong-based air carrier Cathay Pacific.
09 Jan 2013
Global air cargo traffic grew a modest but significant 1.6 percent in November from a year ago driven by a surge in U.S.
08 Jan 2013
IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, will launch a cargo service between London Heathrow and Chengdu in southwest China, effective Sept. 22.
08 Jan 2013
United Airlines has appointed Jim Bellinder as vice president of sales for United Cargo, effective immediately.
08 Jan 2013
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported 506 million metric ton kilometers of cargo in December 2012, a 4.0 percent decrease year-over-year.
08 Jan 2013
Finnish air freight carrier Finnair Cargo has used Route Exchange, an online platform where airports and airlines can exchange data and information regarding potential new routes, to open a new base in Brussels.
07 Jan 2013
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines’ preliminary traffic figures for November 2012 showed that international air cargo demand, measured in freight metric ton kilometers, was 0.9 percent higher than in November 2011.
07 Jan 2013
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based airline Emirates has introduced a fifth daily service between Dubai and Bangkok.
07 Jan 2013
American Airlines and US Airways have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Allied Pilots Association and US Airline Pilots Association regarding the pilots’ employment terms and integration process in the event of a merger between AA and US Airways.
04 Jan 2013
John Menzies, the UK aviation services and distribution company, said it is closing its cargo-handling unit at Chicago O’
Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
03 Jan 2013
United Airlines, the North American launch customer of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has received its sixth 787-8 and initiated its first international route from Los Angeles to Tokyo.
02 Jan 2013
UPS today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express Freight, for time-sensitive international heavyweight shipments.
AviancaTaca cargo subsidiary receives first of four freighter aircraft.
31 Dec 2012
Colombia-based Tampa Cargo, a subsidiary of AviancaTaca Holding, has taken delivery of the first of four new A330 Freighter (A330-200F) aircraft.
31 Dec 2012
Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings,
31 Dec 2012
The government of the United Kingdom is mulling accelerating the privatization of Royal Mail to as early as 2013.
28 Dec 2012
Canada and Saudi Arabia have ame
28 Dec 2012
The Portuguese government
28 Dec 2012
TOKYO – Japanese containerized cargo volume in fiscal 2012 will be virtually unchanged from the previous fis