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.
21 Nov 2011
Hong Kong International Airport saw cargo volume fall 8.2 percent in October from the same month a year ago as a surge in peak season shipping airlines have been looking for failed to materialize.&nbs
18 Nov 2011
UPS announced it will raise rates for ground and air parcel shipments an effective 4.9 percent in 2012, matching the price increase for this year and showing confidence the carrier can maintain its st
18 Nov 2011
Intra-Asia trade will see further growth in the coming years as high-tech companies shift more sourcing to the continent and increasingly target the region’s consumers, according to a survey of
18 Nov 2011
NYK Logistics and Yusen Air & Sea Service, part of Japan’s NYK Group, consolidated operations in India by combining their local arms into a single business unit.
16 Nov 2011
A House Republican report blasted the Transportation Security Administration for having a bloated bureaucracy and failing to use technology to effectively screen passengers, setting the stage for expe
16 Nov 2011
International cargo volume at Japan’s All Nippon Airways edged up 0.8 percent year-over-year in September in a slight recovery after ANA reported its
16 Nov 2011
DHL Express and Air Hong Kong are doubling air cargo freighter capacity between Manila and Hong Kong to meet growing demand from the electronics export sector.
15 Nov 2011
The U.S.
15 Nov 2011
Qatar Airways ordered two 777-200 freighters from Boeing on Tuesday, as the Doha-based carrier aims to expand its long-range service to become one of the world’s largest air cargo operators with
14 Nov 2011
Cargo transported by Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair fell for the seventh straight month in October, and the company warned the usual
11 Nov 2011
Lufthansa Cargo carried 3.1 percent less cargo in October than a year ago, an improvement on the two previous months, as growth in the Americas network couldn’t offset the overall decline of the
10 Nov 2011
Federal Express opened a new facility and expanded delivery service in Northern Ireland, speeding global delivery times to and from the U.K. province by a day.
10 Nov 2011
Air Cargo Germany is launching twice-weekly 747-400 freighter service between
10 Nov 2011
Air France-KLM’s cargo unit swung to a $50.3 million loss in the fiscal second quarter ending Sept.
10 Nov 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 9.3 percent less cargo in October than a year ago, a significant acceleration on previous monthly declines at Europe’s second largest freight hub.
09 Nov 2011
The U.S.
09 Nov 2011
Four maritime unions have criticized the Maritime Administration for not including their viewpoints in a study
09 Nov 2011
Deutsche Post DHL raised its full year earnings forecast Wednesday after reporting an 18.5 percent surge in third quarter operating profit to $885 million driven by strong growth in domestic mail and
08 Nov 2011
Air France-KLM carried 5.2 percent less freight in October than a year ago, as the Franco-Dutch carrier capped freighter capacity in a sharply deteriorating global air cargo market.
08 Nov 2011
Struggling Japan Airlines said Tuesday that it posted a net profit of $1.25 billion on a consolidated basis in the first half of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, thanks to rigorous cost-cutting
07 Nov 2011
Displaying confidence in U.S.
05 Nov 2011
Kuehne + Nagel will pay a $9.9 million penalty after pleading guilty to charges in the United States that the global freight forwarder conspired with its competitors to fix air freight rates.
04 Nov 2011
Nippon Express Co. saw profit surge 133.9 percent to $128 million in the first half of fiscal 2011, which started in April, despite flat revenue.
04 Nov 2011
International Airlines Group’s cargo revenue was flat at $395 mi
03 Nov 2011
Expeditors International of Washington improved net profit 11 percent in the third quarter to $106.6 million despite a 4 percent decline in gross revenue in a weakening freight shipping market.
03 Nov 2011
Amsterdam Schiphol airport handled 6 percent less cargo in September than a year earlier, but Europe’s third largest freight hub
03 Nov 2011
Panalpina reported lower third quarter profit as a strong Swiss franc offset record ocean container volume and strong air freight margins across the Swiss forwarder and logistics group’s global
02 Nov 2011
FedEx Trade Networks opened its first office in South Africa, and added offices in Italy and Turkey, as the air and ocean forwarder expands its network outside of the U.S.
02 Nov 2011
Senior Democratic members of the House Homeland Security Committee on Monday criticized the Transportation Security Administration for not meeting a December deadline to screen 100 percent of cargo ar
02 Nov 2011
Global semiconductor sales fell 1.7 percent year-over-year in September, leaving the foundation technology industry down 2.7 percent in the third quarter, according to figures released by the
01 Nov 2011
Boeing delivered its first 747-8 freighter to Cathay Pacific Airways this week, making the Hong Kong-based airline the second carrier to take the aircraft and giving the aircraft manufacturer a needed
31 Oct 2011
The contraction in the global air cargo market continued for a fifth consecutive month in September, with traffic falling a further 2.7 percent from a year earlier on sharply lower Asian shipments, th
31 Oct 2011
TNT Express is eyeing more cost cuts after profit in the third quarter 
31 Oct 2011
As Lufthansa Cargo tells it, the fate of the world’s fourth-largest air freight carrier is hanging in the balance until a court issues a final ruling early next year on a surprise night flight b
28 Oct 2011
All Nippon Airways reported a 72.1 percent gain in group net profit in the first half of its 2011 fiscal year on Friday that included a 10.4 percent increase in revenue from international cargo operat