Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News and analysis of air cargo shipping and transportation companies.

News & Analysis

03 Jul 2020
There were encouraging signs for air cargo in June, but uncertainty over demand patterns and available capacity is clouding the industry outlook through the summer.
31 Jul 2012
DB Schenker has signed a deal in which the forwarding giant will ship around one third of its air freight exports out of China through one terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.
30 Jul 2012
Frank Reimen, Cargolux Airlines International president and CEO, has stepped down following his appointment to a Luxembourg government post, the carrier announced.
30 Jul 2012
Air France-KLM’s cargo unit posted an operating loss of 62 million euros ($76.3 million) in the second quarter compared with 14 million euros ($17.2 million) a year ago as traffic declined sharp
30 Jul 2012
TNT Express, the Dutch package delivery company being acquired by UPS, boosted second quarter operating profit by 67 percent to 77 million euros ($94.7 million) from 46 million euros ($56.6 million) a
30 Jul 2012
International air freight carried by Asian airlines rose 4 percent in June compared to a month earlier, but traffic fell 0.8 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlin
27 Jul 2012
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26 Jul 2012
Singapore Airlines returned to profit in the last quarter, but warned the cargo outlook remains poor.
25 Jul 2012
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24 Jul 2012
The peak shipping season is quickly approaching, and carriers and shippers are expecting, and hoping, that the second half of 2012 will be more profitable than the first. 
24 Jul 2012
The United Parcel Service downgraded its outlook for the second half of the year after non-U.S. volume declined 3.2 percent year-over-year in the second quarter.
24 Jul 2012
Cargo volume was steady at Singapore’s Changi Airport in June, but the arrival of a new carrier could boost cargoes in the coming months.
23 Jul 2012
Starting in August, DHL Express will fuel 100 pickup and delivery vans in the U.S. with liquid propane autogas.
23 Jul 2012
A second consecutive month of year-over-year growth in June saw Hong Kong International Airport stabilize first-half cargo throughput.
23 Jul 2012
Hong Kong and southern China face port and airport disruption today and Tuesday as typhoon Vicente hits land.
20 Jul 2012
Forward Air profit in the second quarter jumped 23.2 percent year-over-year to $24.4 million, as airport-to-airport volume rose 5.4 percent in the same period.
20 Jul 2012
DHL has launched a new direct twice-weekly express flight from the U.S. to Australia.
20 Jul 2012
Korean Air said the global cargo slowdown is a major contributing factor as it booked a loss in the second quarter.
17 Jul 2012
The ailing U.S. Postal Service could save roughly $100 million annually by shifting more mail shipments from the highways to the rails, according to a report by its inspector general.
17 Jul 2012
Hong Kong’s competitive position in high-tech logistics markets will get a major boost when new infrastructure linked to factories in neighboring South China and Macao is completed, DHL Supply C
16 Jul 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw month-on-month cargo volume hold steady in June, but throughput was still slower than a year earlier.
13 Jul 2012
Freight volumes at Asia-Pacific airports grew in May for the second consecutive month, latest figures from Airports Council International show.
13 Jul 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. said its international cargo volume grew for the fourth consecutive month in May on a year-over-year basis, rising 7.1 percent to 43,591 tons.
12 Jul 2012
DHL Express opened its largest hub in Asia today (July 12), the latest step in the logistics major’s massive roll-out of new capacity across Asia’s key freight markets.
11 Jul 2012
DHL will look to smaller “bolt-on” acquisitions rather than major takeovers to speed growth in the years ahead, according to Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL.
11 Jul 2012
Global semiconductor sales in May rose 1.4 percent from the prior month, giving the struggling air cargo industry, which typically ships the foundation technology, a slight boost in the arm.
10 Jul 2012
Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo carried 4.6 percent less freight in June than a year ago as it slashed capacity in line with weakening demand on its key Americas and Asia-Pacific routes.
10 Jul 2012
Japan's containerized cargo trade will rise 3.2 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2012, which started on April 1, to 12.865 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a
09 Jul 2012
Total U.S. freight tonnage will grow 21 percent by 2023, as freight revenue rises 59 percent, the American Trucking Associations predicts in a new freight forecast.
09 Jul 2012
Air Menzies International is now offering all-inclusive online express import rates and bookings in the U.S. from global destinations.
09 Jul 2012
The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group has warned regulators that national, ad hoc and impractical approaches to advance electronic information systems will undermine air cargo security and increase cost
09 Jul 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo’s traffic soared 21 percent in the first half of 2012 from a year ago to a record 175,000 metric tons as the Abu Dhabi carrier expanded its all cargo-fleet and freighter net
06 Jul 2012
Transportation and warehousing lost about 2,200 jobs in June, after a 36,000 job hiring spree in May,
06 Jul 2012
Kuehne + Nagel is acquiring the business contracts of Canada’s Perishables International Transportation in the latest expansion of Swiss logistics giant’s global fresh and frozen foods net
05 Jul 2012
Trucking operator Saia didn’t have to look far for a logistics company to buy — Robart Transportation
03 Jul 2012
Airbus will start assembling narrow-body A320 aircraft at its first U.S.