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.
15 Nov 2010
When suspected al Qaeda terrorists attempted to use the global air cargo network to deliver explosive devices from Yemen last month, the Middle East’s reputation as the world’s terror capi
12 Nov 2010
The U.S. Postal Service lost $8.5 billion in its fiscal year ended Sept.
12 Nov 2010
DHL announced a major expansion of its Asia-Pacific service logistics business in May, including a doubling of its footprint in India and China, expansions in Singapore and Japan, and a $70 million in
11 Nov 2010
Ulrich Ogiermann, facing charges that he took part in a global air cargo price-fixing conspiracy, stepped down Thursday as president and chief executive of freight airline Cargolux and was replaced by
11 Nov 2010
Lufthansa carried 18.3 percent more cargo in October than a year ago.
10 Nov 2010
California's ocean and air cargo exports increased by double digits in September compared to the same month last year, marking the 11th consecutive year-over-year monthly increase in the state's expor
10 Nov 2010
The bomb discovered on a UPS plane at a UK airport last month was timed to detonate over the easter
10 Nov 2010
Frankfurt airport boosted cargo traffic 15.8 percent from a year ago to an all time monthly high as freight outpaced passenger growth at Europe's largest air cargo hub.
10 Nov 2010
Kintetsu World Express, Japan's second-largest forwarder, earned net profit of $48.84 million in the six months to Sept. 30, more than double its profit in the year earlier period.
09 Nov 2010
The European Union Nov. 9 fined 11 airlines $1.1 billion for their role in a global cartel that colluded to fix air cargo rates.
09 Nov 2010
A company that develops explosive-detection equipment for the military is expanding into the cargo world with technology that can sniff out bombs.
09 Nov 2010
Cargolux, the Luxembourg-based all-cargo airline Nov. 9 said the European Union fined the carrier $112 million for participating in an illegal air cargo cartel.
09 Nov 2010
Deutsche Post DHL swung to profit in the third quarter after a year earlier loss. The change was driven by surging ocean and air cargo volumes and “extraordinarily high” freight rates.
08 Nov 2010
FedEx Trade Networks, pushing deeper into the ocean forwarding business, is adding five stations in Europe, including an office at the Port of Antwerp, the company announced Monday.
08 Nov 2010
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08 Nov 2010
TNT, the Dutch postal and express group, Nov. 8 rebuffed an ultimatum it dubbed irresponsible by labor unions for cuts in planned layoffs.
08 Nov 2010
Worldwide shipments of personal computers grew 7.6 percent in the third quarter over last year, falling short of earlier projections thanks in part to lackluster growth in the United States, according
08 Nov 2010
DHL Express is ready to grow again after a radical restructuring prompted by its exit from the U.S. domestic market, the head of the Deutsche Post subsidiary said.
08 Nov 2010
The European Union is expected to fine several major airlines hundreds of millions of dollars this week for fixing international freight rates.
08 Nov 2010
A pound of pentaerythritol tetranitrate — PETN — isn’t enough to bring down a target the size of the World Trade Center, but it’s plenty to blow a plane out of the sky.
05 Nov 2010
The JOC Week in Review for November 5 gives you the highlights of top news stories from this week, and also a preview of the Nov. 8 edition of the Journal of Commerce.
05 Nov 2010
The European Union Nov. 5 gave its security experts a month to draw up tighter air cargo security measures in the wake of two foiled bomb plots on U.S.-bound flights.
05 Nov 2010
United Parcel Service and the Independent Pilots Association, the collective bargaining unit for its 2,800 pilots, Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes joint UPS/IPA Safety a
05 Nov 2010
The UK introduced tougher security checks on air cargo shipments from the Middle East, south Asia and North Africa following last week's
04 Nov 2010
Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines are grounding their superjumbo A380 aircraft after part of an engine on a Qantas flight appeared to tear apart in flight.
04 Nov 2010
Panalpina will pay $81.9 million in fines and penalties to settle charges in the United States that it violated bribery laws, capping a case that led to management changes at one of the world's larges
04 Nov 2010
European Union explosive experts will meet Nov. 5 to examine new measures to tighten air cargo security. /air-expedited/ups-planes-grounded-searched-suspicious-packages
04 Nov 2010
One of the parcel bombs sent out of Yemen through air cargo carriers was defused 17 minutes before it was set to explode, according to France’s interior minister.
04 Nov 2010
Panalpina, the Swiss global forwarding and logistics group, reported third quarter profit jumped 13 percent from a year ago driven by strong growth in ocean and air freight traffic.
03 Nov 2010
Nippon Express earned net profit of $52.68 million in the six months to the end of September, an improvement of just 0.4 percent on the year earlier period.
03 Nov 2010
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano assured major air express carriers she is committed to working together with them on "enhanced screening and preventative measures" after last we
03 Nov 2010
The air cargo industry has a "compressed" window of opportunity to develop measures to counter the threat of terrorism after authorities
03 Nov 2010
Stronger demand, improved yields and higher prices powered a 130 percent surge to $33.8 million in net profit for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in the third quarter.
03 Nov 2010
UPDATE 5:55 p.m.: Greek authorities said Wednesday that recent bombing are not connected to al-Qaeda or international terrorism, but are instead the work or domestic terrorists.
03 Nov 2010
The UK's Royal Mail reported first half profit slumped 72 percent from a year ago as losses at its core domestic mail unit outweighed improved earnings at its European logistics and international parc