Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

28 Sep 2020
The scale of peak season demand for air cargo on the trades out of Asia is becoming clearer, and has forwarders scrambling to lock in capacity.
30 Oct 2012
Shippers in Asia should expect delays for air and ocean shipments to the U.S. in the wake of super-storm Sandy, which devastated parts of eastern U.S., including New York and New Jersey on Monday.
29 Oct 2012
TPG is reported to have joined the bidding for London Stansted, the UK’s second largest cargo airport.
29 Oct 2012
Heathrow Ltd., the former BAA, increased profit by 9.6 percent in the first nine months of the year as slightly higher tr
29 Oct 2012
TNT Express, the Dutch delivery company being acquired by U.S.
29 Oct 2012
Garuda Indonesia increased its cargo volumes nearly 20 percent in the third quarter.
26 Oct 2012
IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, today launched Cargo Connector...
26 Oct 2012
Bradley S. Jacobs is closing in on a goal he set when he took over XPO Logistics last year — raising the company’s revenue run rate to $500 million by 2013.
26 Oct 2012
Asia’s airlines saw a marginal contraction in cargo demand in September, but the pace of year-over-year decline showed some signs of slowing.
25 Oct 2012
FedEx Express has signed an agreement with Shanghai Airport (Group) to establish an express and cargo hub in Shanghai.
UPS driver loading packages on truck
25 Oct 2012
An increase in online shopping is pushing up freight volumes at the nation’s largest package carriers, with UPS reporting stronger domestic volume and FedEx preparing to hire 20,000 seasonal workers to handle holiday shipping demand.
25 Oct 2012
Asia will continue to offer air freight companies the best opportunities for growth, according to Paris-based ECS Group.
25 Oct 2012
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Oct. 24 in a Federal Register Notice that it is formalizing and expanding the Air Cargo Advance Screening pilot...
24 Oct 2012
US Airways reported operating cargo revenue in the third quarter, ending Sept. 30, was $35 million, dropping 13.3 percent year-over-year in the same quarter.
24 Oct 2012
Starting Oct. 29, Virgin Atlantic Cargo will offer shippers a same-day service between the U.S. and India.
24 Oct 2012
Unions at Luxembourg-based Cargolux have called for a mass demonstration next month to protest threatened job cuts as Eur
23 Oct 2012
Lufthansa Cargo’s winter schedule will see a major increase in freighter capacity between Europe and the Middle East.
pharmaceutical shipments
23 Oct 2012
A leading logistics player believes health care shippers could see major supply chain savings by moving away from a “delivery first, cost later” mentality.
22 Oct 2012
Hong Kong International Airport has confirmed
19 Oct 2012
Volume at Singapore’s Changi airport saw little improvement last month.
19 Oct 2012
The travails spreading through the Asia-Europe trade are as painful in the air as they are on the sea.
18 Oct 2012
Amsterdam Schiphol airport boosted freight traffic by a modest, but significant, 2 percent in September from a year ago on higher outbound shipments to Asia.
17 Oct 2012
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways and leading handlers at Hong Kong International Airport reported a major uptick in volumes last month.
16 Oct 2012
Kuehne + Nagel’s third quarter profit grew 2.8 percent from a year ago as the Swiss logistics giant bucked an industry-wi
16 Oct 2012
A federal court in Australia has fined Emirates $10.2 million (A$10 million) for price-fixing.
16 Oct 2012
UPS has launched a new five-times-a-week freighter service linking China and South Korea that it claims will slice shippi
15 Oct 2012
Japan Airlines said its international cargo volume grew for the seventh successive month in August on a year-over-year ba
15 Oct 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways said its international cargo volume grew for the seventh consecutive month in August on a year
12 Oct 2012
Panalpina Group’s air freight volumes are expected to be weak in the third quarter of 2012, negatively impacting the company’s preliminary earnings...
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering opened a new office in Hong Kong.
12 Oct 2012
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering opened a new office in Hong Kong yesterday, expanding its on-board courier services after acquiring Euro Express Ltd...
11 Oct 2012
Qantas Freight, the air cargo operations subsidiary of Qantas,
IATA International Air Freight Volume, August 2012
11 Oct 2012
International air cargo volume fell in August year-over-year for the second consecutive month, with industrywide traffic
09 Oct 2012
Damco, the global freight forwarding and logistics unit of A.P.
09 Oct 2012
Boeing 787 deliveries boost belly space on long routes, downgrading airline use of freighters.
08 Oct 2012
The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corporation, reported
05 Oct 2012
The U.S. freight-related transportation industry and the warehouse sector added about 4,300 jobs in September from August, helping to push down national unemployment under 8 percent for the first time since 2009.