Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

16 Oct 2020
Limited air cargo capacity is colliding with strengthening demand, as technology product launches compete for space with general cargo and medical equipment.
27 Mar 2013
The International Air Transport Association has called for government and industry to collaborate on a series of projects to enhance safety, security and efficiency in India.
27 Mar 2013
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, and NEC Corp., one of the nation’s biggest electronics makers, said on Wednesday that they have agreed to form a strategic business alliance to strengthen their global logistics operations.
27 Mar 2013
International Airlines Group, parent company of British Airways and Iberia, and Rafael Sánchez-Lozano have decided by mutual agreement that he will step down as chief executive of Iberia and from the IAG board immediately.
TNT aircraft, A300
25 Mar 2013
TNT Express said it plans to cut 4,000 jobs, slash costs, slim its aircraft fleet and sell its Chinese and Brazilian operations as it focuses on its core European market following the recent collapse of a planned $6.8 billion takeover by United Parcel Service.
25 Mar 2013
United Cargo has expanded its service for temperature-sensitive shipments by adding nine new cities to its worldwide TempControl network, increasing the number of locations offering the service to 37.
25 Mar 2013
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Lufthansa Cargo will enter into a strategic cooperation agreement, starting April 1.
21 Mar 2013
The European Commission today decided to refer Portugal to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its incorrect application of the rules on airport groundhandling.
21 Mar 2013
The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee has approved new rules to make groundhandling services at large European Union airports more competitive.
20 Mar 2013
DHL Express has increased its cargo capacity by 30 percent with the addition of its new A300 freighter service in Penang, Malaysia.
20 Mar 2013
Cargolux Airlines International today launched its first freighter flight connecting Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Luxembourg.
20 Mar 2013
Global airline profits are set to improve this year, driven by a return to growth in cargo traffic and better-than-expect
18 Mar 2013
An organization representing makers of rechargeable batteries is urging the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to bring U.S. regulations on air transport of lithium batteries in alignment with international standards for such shipments.
15 Mar 2013
Norbert Dentressangle reported that its freight forwarding division in Chile, which launched 18 months ago, handled 1,500 metric tons of blueberries and cherries from Chile to the U.S., China and Europe in December 2012...
14 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s operating profit in 2012 sank 58 percent from the previous year to 104 million euros ($135 million), but it was one of the few freight airlines to remain in the black in a market plagued by rising supply and declining demand.
14 Mar 2013
Following IAG’s acceptance of a compromise proposal between Iberia airlines and its workers, the airline has announced that unions representing the majority of Iberia’s employees have also formally agreed to back the proposal.
14 Mar 2013
A timely indicator of market fluctuations in per-mile truckload pricing isolating the linehaul component of full truckload costs from other components (fuel and accessorials), providing a reflection of trends in baseline truckload prices.
14 Mar 2013
Cass index data is derived from actual freight invoices paid on behalf of 350 clients, which totaled over US$20 billion in 2011 and include a wide diversity of shippers, commodities and company size.
Asia-Pacific Airlines' Freight Traffic
14 Mar 2013
Monthly year-over-year percent change in capacity, in available metric ton kilometers, and traffic, in freight metric ton kilometers, for 24 Asia-Pacific based airlines.
14 Mar 2013
The Semiconductor Industry Association reported global sales in January dropped 2.8 percent sequentially to $24 billion yet were 3.8 percent above January 2012.
SkyCargo, CSafe ink deal.
13 Mar 2013
SkyCargo has contracted CSafe, a cool chain solutions provider, for the supply and service of mobile refrigeration units used for its Cool Chain Premium Service...
13 Mar 2013
Cathay Pacific reported 2012 profit totaling HK$916 million (about US$118.1 million), a decline of 83.3 percent from $709.0 million in 2011.
12 Mar 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co.
12 Mar 2013
Saudi Airlines Cargo has renewed its contract with Fast Forward Cargo and will team up with them to increase air cargo frequencies to West Africa from Dubai World Center in the United Arab Emirates.
12 Mar 2013
The International Air Transport Association has criticized the decision of the European Single Sky Committee to endorse “weakened” performance and charging scheme regulations for air navigation services from 2015 to 2019...
11 Mar 2013
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has added a third weekly service between Moscow and Milan to handle rising Asian cargo flows.
11 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s freight traffic fell 12.9 percent in February from a year ago, slightly outpacing a sharp reduction in
IAG Cargo plane, with personnel on the ground.
11 Mar 2013
Following negotiations between Iberia airlines and its workers, IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has accepted a compromise proposal...
11 Mar 2013
IAG Cargo will provide additional cargo capacity on flights from Hyderabad, India, to London.
08 Mar 2013
A bill that seeks to raise the de minimis value, the level at which shipments entering the U.S. are free from tariffs, taxes or formal customs procedures, has been introduced in Congress.
08 Mar 2013
Luxembourg-based overland transportation company Wallenborn Transport has joined forces with VIP Truck, a provider of air-cargo road feeder services in Germany.
08 Mar 2013
AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, reported a 10.2 percent year-over-year decline in system cargo ton miles for the month of February.
07 Mar 2013
Finnair Cargo has postponed its freighter operation to Mumbai, India, until the second half of 2013.
Towne Air Freight’s new, larger Atlanta facility.
07 Mar 2013
Towne Air Freight will relocate its regional hub in Atlanta to a larger facility in early April.
06 Mar 2013
John Menzies, the U.K. aviation services and distribution company, posted a 4 percent increase in profit in 2012 as a strong performance by its cargo handling unit outweighed restructuring costs.
Air Menzies International moves into Manchester Airport's World Cargo Center.
06 Mar 2013
Air Menzies International has moved into a refurbished 8,000 square foot facility at Manchester Airport’s World Cargo Centre in England, where it is now self-handling.