Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News and analysis of air cargo shipping and transportation companies.

News & Analysis

13 Jul 2020
By launching a door-to-door, less-than-truckload business in Savannah, Forward Air is adding more freight and building density in its airport-to-airport network.
01 Aug 2011
Yusen Logistics, the logistics arm of Japanese shipping group NYK Line, will appeal an anti-monopoly ruling by the Japan Fair Trade Commission to the Tokyo High Court.
01 Aug 2011
Yusen Logistics's net profit plunged 59.2 percent in its fiscal first quarter ending June 30 from a year earlier to $6.1 million on a consolidated basis despite a significant boost in revenue.
29 Jul 2011
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport boosted freight volume 5.2 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2011, driven mainly by freighter traffic.
29 Jul 2011
Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) lost $91.68 million on a consolidated basis in the first quarter of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, compared with a net profit of $294.79
29 Jul 2011
International Airlines Group, the carrier formed by the merger of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia, increased first half cargo revenues by 16.7 percent from a year ago, driven by higher traffi
28 Jul 2011
An Asiana Airlines freighter carrying lithium-ion batteries crashed early Thursday en route from Inchon, South Korea, to Pudong, China, after the crew reported a fire on board.
28 Jul 2011
Global air traffic declined 3 percent in June from a year ago, reflecting the air freight industry’s losing of market share to other transport modes, the International Air Transport Association
28 Jul 2011
Lufthansa Cargo posted an operating profit of $191.5 million in the first half of 2011, just 7.6 percent down from last year’s record $207 million profit.
28 Jul 2011
Air France-KLM’s cargo unit slipped to a $20.2 million operating loss in the three months through June from a $15.8 million profit a year ago, as the Japanese earthquake and tsunami snapped supp
27 Jul 2011
Work stoppages are spreading among aviation construction projects across the country and construction workers are being sent home, due to a continuing fight in Washington over funding the Federal Avia
26 Jul 2011
MultiPack, formally Servicios Nacionales Mupa, has trucking, express package and warehousing operations across Mexico.
26 Jul 2011
UPS began daily service from its major European hub in Cologne, Germany, to growing Chengdu, China, as the package-delivery giants expands its reach into inland China.
26 Jul 2011
25 Jul 2011
U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John D. Rockefeller IV on Monday called on top U.S.
22 Jul 2011
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22 Jul 2011
DB Schenker said Friday it will shut down the U.S.
21 Jul 2011
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood repeated his warning that 4,000 Federal Aviation Administration employees will be furloughed Friday night if the U.S.
21 Jul 2011
The U.S.
21 Jul 2011
Japan’s trade balance swung back into the black in June amid growing signs of a recovery in exports hit hard by the catastrophic March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
21 Jul 2011
Kuehne + Nagel expanded its perishable transportation and logistics network by buying J.
20 Jul 2011
The Obama administration and Senate Democrats say Republicans’ attempt to cut rural air service subsidies is risking a Federal Aviation Administration shutdown, jeopardizing thousands of public
20 Jul 2011
Japan Airlines' international cargo volume plummeted 58.5 percent in May as the carrier adjusted to business witho
19 Jul 2011
FedEx Trade Networks, the forwarding arm of FedEx, is trying to expand its reach into ocean shipping with a new forwarding service for products with a flex
19 Jul 2011
U.K.
18 Jul 2011
Turkish Cargo, Turkish Airlines’ freight division, began a weekly A310 freighter service between Istanbul and Bud
18 Jul 2011
Debate over a proposal to reduce a U.S. program that subsidizes rural air service is the latest battleground in Capitol Hill’s partisan warfare.
18 Jul 2011
18 Jul 2011
Kuehne + Nagel said economic uncertainty made it impossible to forecast the rest of the year even as the worl
15 Jul 2011
Cathay Pacific Airways cargo traffic fell 5.5 percent in June, the third straight monthly drop at one of Asia’s largest freight airlines.
15 Jul 2011
Semiconductor manufacturers are raising their projections for industry shipments in 2011, forecasting sales will grow 5.4 percent over l
14 Jul 2011
Pilot Freight Services will open an office in Amsterdam as the U.S. freight forwarder looks to build on strong growth in the international arena with its first full office overseas.
14 Jul 2011
FedEx will increase capital spending 24 percent over the next year, adding $800 million as it replenishes its fleets with new aircraft, trucks and tractors.
14 Jul 2011
European Union competition regulators launched an investigation into public loans to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
13 Jul 2011
Freight carried by for-hire transportation carriers declined 1.8 percent in May from April to its lowest level since November, the Transportation Department’s Freight Transportation Services Ind
12 Jul 2011
Switzerland-based Kuehne + Nagel was the largest international forwarder in 2010, handling of nearly a 10th of the world’s air and sea freight business by revenue, according to Transport Intelli