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.
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.
18 Sep 2012
Parcel shippers in China won’t just get more domestic options through FedEx’s and UPS’s limited access in the market, but they’ll also likely see Chinese carriers step up their
18 Sep 2012
FedEx cut its fiscal year earnings forecast after more shippers chose slower service amid a slowing global econom
17 Sep 2012
Hong Kong International Airport saw cargo volumes increase in August on the back of strong trade to and from Japan and South East Asia and a 3 percent increase in exports.
17 Sep 2012
In millions of revenue freight ton miles and year-over-year percentage change.
14 Sep 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw cargo volumes lose further ground in August but predicted a rebound in the latter part of this month.
14 Sep 2012
Frankfurt airport’s freight traffic dipped 4.1 percent in August from a year ago as an uncertain global economy and the deepening euro crisis continue to impact Europe’s second-largest air
14 Sep 2012
Saudi Airlines Cargo has extended its reach in West Africa to nine new destinations.
14 Sep 2012
Air China Cargo has launched a new flight linking China to Europe.
12 Sep 2012
FedEx and UPS have received approval to operate limited domestic service in China, giving the rivals access to a burgeoning multibillion-dollar market amid slagging global business.
12 Sep 2012
Air Cargo Germany is adding two 747-400 extended range freighters to its fleet and boosting frequencies on services to the U.S., Mexico and China as rival carriers shrink their operations in response
11 Sep 2012
Lufthansa Cargo carried 8 percent less freight in August than a year ago as it reduced capacity in a bid to stay profitable in a slowing global air cargo market.
11 Sep 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. said that its international cargo volume grew for the sixth consecutive month in July on a year-over-year basis, rising 2.7 percent to 43,523 tons.
10 Sep 2012
Cargolux has resumed flights to Ecuador after a nearly 39-month hiatus.
10 Sep 2012
In metric tons
10 Sep 2012
Monthly year-over-year percent change in total scheduled international freight traffic and capacity worldwide
07 Sep 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 1.9 percent year-over-year in August, the same rate as in July, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
06 Sep 2012
United Parcel Service has delayed closing on its planned acquisition of Dutch rival TNT Express because European Union regulators have extended their probe of the $6.8 billion deal.
05 Sep 2012
The world freighter fleet will nearly double during the next 20 years to keep pace with 5.2 percent annual growth of air cargo traffic, according to Boeing.
05 Sep 2012
Fedex lowered its earnings outlook for the quarter ending Aug.
30 Aug 2012
Air China Ltd.
30 Aug 2012
The fragile recovery in the air cargo market stalled in July, with traffic declining 3.3 percent from a year ago amid faltering business confidence in many key economies, according to the Internationa
29 Aug 2012
The United Parcel Service on Tuesday opened its first logistics facility in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a key part of the parcel giant’s Atlantic Canadian expansion.
29 Aug 2012
Philippine Airlines this week placed an order with Airbus for more than 50 single-aisle A321 and widebody A330-300s for roughly $7 billion.
27 Aug 2012
DHL has opened a new logistics facility in India to support international time-definite delivery volumes.
27 Aug 2012
Frankfurt-Hahn airport is facing insolvency without a government cash infusion, according to a key shareholder of Germany’s fifth-largest air cargo and freighter hub.