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.
30 Dec 2010
Global air cargo growth slowed sharply in November to the lowest level of the year, but volume still matched the pre-recession levels of early 2008, International Air Transport Association said.
28 Dec 2010
Shippers in the Northeast were hit by service delays, but ocean, truck and air cargo operators said operations were returning to normal after a blizzard Sunday brought the region nearly to a
27 Dec 2010
CBS News is reporting the Transportation Security Administration is investigating allegations that Activair, an air cargo subsidiary of third-party logistics operator OHL, forwarded freight shipments
27 Dec 2010
Caterpillar Logistics Services is expanding its reach in the Middle East with a new 450,000-square-foot parts distribution center in Dubai, part of what the company says is a larger global expansion e
23 Dec 2010
Two bills that could have had significant consequences for the supply chain died quietly as the 111th Congress adjourned Wednesday.
22 Dec 2010
Nike took a hit on Wall Street on Thursday as the sporting goods and apparel maker said rising costs in transportation as well as commodities would hurt profit margins in coming months.
22 Dec 2010
Some of the world's fastest growing airlines face significantly higher costs for new planes after the U.S., the European Union, Japan and seven other countries agreed to toughen rules for government s
21 Dec 2010
Japan's All Nippon Airways and Hawaiian Airlines will launch a cargo code-sharing service between Tokyo and Honolulu on Dec.22.
21 Dec 2010
FedEx Chairman Frederick Smith, in his most upbeat assessment yet of the global economic recovery, says he expects another round of inventory restocking to drive renewed shipping demand early in 2011.
20 Dec 2010
Singapore Airlines Cargo signed an agreement Monday to acquire a stake in Shanghai-based freighter operator China Cargo Airlines, dramatically stepping up the airline’s investment in China.
20 Dec 2010
The U.S. Postal Service expects Monday Dec. 20 to be its busiest mailing day with 800 million pieces entering the system.
17 Dec 2010
AirBridgeCargo Airlines, Russia's largest scheduled cargo carrier, added a 747-400 freighter to its fleet to keep pace with "record-breaking growth."
16 Dec 2010
FedEx signed an agreement to acquire MultiPack, a Mexican domestic express package delivery company.
16 Dec 2010
TNT, the Dutch post and express delivery company, reached agreement with unions over planned job cuts at its mail unit, averting a four day strike planned for next week.
16 Dec 2010
FedEx reported its net profit fell 18 percent in the quarter ending Nov. 30 to $283 million as rising costs and stagnant U.S.
15 Dec 2010
Canadian trucking giant TransForce closed its $248 million acquisition of Dynamex Tuesday, outbidding transportation investment group Greenbriar Equity.
15 Dec 2010
TNT Express agreed to acquire a 50 percent stake in French parcel delivery company Adrexo Colis in a bid to strengthen its position in the country's fast growing market for e-commerce and business-to-
15 Dec 2010
A federal judge's ruling for FedEx in a series of lawsuits claiming the company misclassified package drivers as independent contractors strikes a serious blow to attempts to have the workers labeled
14 Dec 2010
CEOs of major U.S. manufacturing and service companies in the Business Roundtable gave their best outlook for economic activity since early 2006.
14 Dec 2010
Global airlines will book record profits of $15.1 billion in 2010 and earn $9.1 billion in 2011, according to sharply higher forecasts by the International Air Transport Association.
13 Dec 2010
Airbus forecast on Monday that some 870 new freighters will join the world's air cargo fleets over the next 20 years, a
13 Dec 2010
Japan's All Nippon Airways increased its international cargo volume 31.4 percent year over year to 43,162 tons in October, the 14th consecutive month of growth.
13 Dec 2010
Hong Kong International Airport set a monthly record for cargo tonnage in October, beating the previous high set three years ago and regaining growth momentum heading into the peak air freight shippin
10 Dec 2010
Freight airline Florida West International Airlines and three cargo executives face charges they conspired to fix prices on shipments from Colombia to the United States, including peak season surcharg
10 Dec 2010
Frankfurt airport's cargo traffic rose 5.2 percent in November from a year ago to hit an all time high for the month of 198,333 metric tons.
10 Dec 2010
International air cargo prices jumped 6.2 percent in October from the month before, recovering from a five-month swoon and reaching the highest point since June, according to the latest Drewry air fre
09 Dec 2010
Two American cargo pilots are under arrest and charged with trying to smuggle some 300 pounds of cocaine U.S. And Dominican drug agents found hidden on their small freight aircraft.
09 Dec 2010
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met Dec. 8 with officials from major air cargo firms and the U.S.
09 Dec 2010
Lufthansa boosted freight traffic in November 18.2 percent from a year ago, triple the growth of its closest European air cargo rival Air France-KLM.
09 Dec 2010
United Parcel Service is targeting small and medium-sized European acquisitions rather than big ticket deals, the U.S. parcel delivery firm's chief financial officer said.
08 Dec 2010
The attempted attacks on two airliners in October gave new impetus to U.S.
08 Dec 2010
DHL launched two direct routes from Paris and Frankfurt to its U.S. hub in Cincinnati in a major expansion of its trans-Atlantic express services.
08 Dec 2010
Air France-KLM's cargo traffic rose 6.1 percent in November from a year ago, driven by strong growth in services to the Americas.
07 Dec 2010
Qantas Freight will add a 767-300 freighter on its Tasman route, expanding capacity 40 percent on the regional service. 
07 Dec 2010
Moving to shore up security after this fall's failed bombing attempt in the Middle East, UPS said Tuesday it will require customers using retail outlets around the world to show a government-issued ID