Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

28 Sep 2020
The scale of peak season demand for air cargo on the trades out of Asia is becoming clearer, and has forwarders scrambling to lock in capacity.
05 Dec 2011
Achieving 100 percent on-time delivery performance is a team effort among transportation carriers, shippers and consignees.
02 Dec 2011
A former Peruvian airline executive has pleaded guilty to conspiring to fix surcharges on cargo shipments from the United States and Latin America following hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
02 Dec 2011
UTi Worldwide says global economic shifts will cut into earnings in the rest of 2011 after the logistics operator reported an 8 percent gain in net profit in the third quarter.
01 Dec 2011
Shipper and transportation groups are increasing pressure on Congress to avert a potential national rail stoppage, as the deadline for striking an agreement with two unions nears amid the peak holiday
01 Dec 2011
Air freight volume at Los Angeles International Airport fell 10.7 percent, the steepest decline of the year and a stark sign of the weak market for
01 Dec 2011
UPS, making its first acquisition in several years, bought a major Italian pharmaceutical logistics company, as the parcel giant expands its reach into supply chains for the pharmaceutical, biotech an
01 Dec 2011
Lufthansa Cargo said it expects to lose around $54 million annually if a temporary night flight ban at its Frankfurt global hub is made permanent.
30 Nov 2011
Damco, the consolidated logistics brand of the A. P. Moller-Maersk group, named Flemming Frost as its new CEO for Europe.
30 Nov 2011
Auto giants won’t make wholesale changes to their supply chains despite natural disasters in Asia causing global reprucussions on output, said a DHL executive.
29 Nov 2011
The parent of American Airlines, the nation’s third-largest airline, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and began an overhaul of its management, labor relations and operations
28 Nov 2011
International air freight traffic fell 4.8 percent in October from a year ago, the seventh consecutive
28 Nov 2011
Aramex is expanding its presence in China by creating a joint venture with Sinotrans Air Transportation Development Co., as th
26 Nov 2011
Air freight carried by Asia-Pacific airlines fell at the steepest rate in six months in October, sliding 7.7 percent as a
23 Nov 2011
Lufthansa Cargo said it could cut capacity by as much as 30 percent going into 2012 and temporarily ground some freighters amid indications of a slowdown in demand.
22 Nov 2011
The U.K.’s Royal Mail more than tripled first half earnings to $105 million, as increased profits from its European express unit offset losses on domestic letter deliveries.
21 Nov 2011
Postmaster General and CEO Patrick Donahoe urged Congress on Monday to take a bold approach to reforming the U.S.
21 Nov 2011
Lufthansa Cargo is suspending plans for a $1.35 billion expansion of the airline’s Frankfurt hub because of a German court’s ban on night flights at the airport, according to a published r
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