Air Cargo

Air Cargo

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.
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.
05 Oct 2012
Air France-KLM’s cargo traffic declined 6.6 percent in September from a year ago as further cuts in its freighter operations shrunk the airline’s market share.
04 Oct 2012
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported year-over-year growth
03 Oct 2012
UPS will deploy 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles, developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. and Parker Hannifin Corp.
03 Oct 2012
Boeing on Tuesday downgraded its forecast for global air cargo growth by nearly 12 percent, a reaction to the slowing international economy and
03 Oct 2012
FedEx today opened its new South Pacific Regional Hub in Singapore, officiated by Minister of Transport Lui Tuck Yew.
03 Oct 2012
Three new services launched to the U.S. by Emirates SkyCargo this year are attracting large flows of cargo, according to the airline.
03 Oct 2012
Qantas has agreed a deal with Australia Post to buy its 50 percent stake in Australian air Express in exchange for selling its 50 percent stake in StarTrack.
03 Oct 2012
Lufthansa Cargo has launched a new freighter service between Israel and its German hub.
28 Sep 2012
There was no sign of a bounce back in cargo demand for Asian carriers in August, according to the latest figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines.
26 Sep 2012
The U.S. air freight and express industry saw volume fall 1.3 percent year-over-year in 2011 to 12.117 billion ton miles (for domestic freight and mail, combined)...
26 Sep 2012
DHL Express said it will raise rates worldwide by an average of 5 percent from January 1 to offset inflation and increased operating costs.
25 Sep 2012
C.H. Robinson Worldwide acquired freight forwarder Phoenix International for $571.5 million in cash and about $63.5 million in new C.H. Robinson stock.
24 Sep 2012
The chief executive of TNT Express, Marie-Christine Lombard, is stepping down by the end of the month to pursue a new career, but the Dutch delivery group said its takeover by US rival UPS won’t
24 Sep 2012
Australian airline Qantas has admitted that a crocodile was found roaming the cargo hold of one its planes last week.
23 Sep 2012
Japan Airlines Corp. (JAL) relisted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on Wednesday, demonstrating its full recovery from bankruptcy only 32 months ago both nominally and virtually.
19 Sep 2012
FedEx Express users of slower services will bear more of the brunt of the parcel carrier's price hike than shippers that use faster options, as the company works to slow shippers from shifting to chea
19 Sep 2012
Lufthansa plans to build a modern logistics center at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport despite
19 Sep 2012
A major upgrade of Dubai International Airport will increase freight capacity to more than 3.1 million tons per year by 2018.