Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

13 Aug 2020
Rising outbreaks of the coronavirus are keeping travel restrictions in place, preventing airlines from reactivating their grounded international capacity and severely restricting available freight space.
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.
02 Jul 2012
UPS Freight will raise its less-than-truckload tariff pricing 5.9 percent on average July 16, joining other LTL carriers with general rate increases this summer.
02 Jul 2012
FedEx plans to buy 19 Boeing 767-300 aircraft, as the parcel giant speeds up its fleet upgrades to offset volatile fuel costs.
02 Jul 2012
International air cargo traffic dipped 2.2 percent in May from a year ago and contracted 0.4 percent from April in line with deteriorating global economic conditions, the International Air Transport A
02 Jul 2012
You’d be hard pressed to find stronger evidence of the shift of freight transportation from air to sea than when FedEx, operator of the world’s largest air cargo fleet, points it out.
02 Jul 2012
Team Worldwide is struggling with visibility this summer.
29 Jun 2012
FedEx and UPS could begin domestic delivery in China if the government grants the parcel giants the go-ahead to enter the multibillion and burgeoning market.
28 Jun 2012
Texas-based air cargo company Martinaire Aviation could receive a six-figure fine after being accused of noncompliance with hazardous cargo regulations.
28 Jun 2012
Airbus is weighing plans to build its first U.S. assembly plant in Alabama as the European aircraft manufacturer ratchets up its challenge to Boeing in its domestic market.
27 Jun 2012
There is growing evidence the air cargo industry is heading for a state of overcapacity that threatens to ground more all-cargo carriers and pull down rates further.
27 Jun 2012
Hong Kong International Airport saw profits and revenue both reach record highs in the year ended March 31 despite bearish cargo throughput.
25 Jun 2012
Leading forwarders say sea-air volumes remain stable despite the double dose of fuel surcharges levied on users.
25 Jun 2012
Singapore Airlines Cargo and China Cargo Airlines have signed an agreement to operate joint freighter services between Singapore and Shanghai.
25 Jun 2012
Judging by the recent rash of U.S. air cargo expansion projects, you’d think demand was skyrocketing. It’s not.
22 Jun 2012
Security regimes would cause less disruption to supply chains if more countries adopted mutual recognition agreements on air cargo security,
21 Jun 2012
United Parcel Service launches its 5.16 billion euro ($6.6 billion) cash bid for Dutch rival TNT Express Friday in a major expansion of its presence in Europe's package delivery market. 
21 Jun 2012
Air France-KLM outlined plans to lay off more than 5,000 of its French work force by the end of 2013 in bid to cut costs by $2.5 billion a year and return business to profitability.
20 Jun 2012
FedEx CEO Fred Smith said more shippers are transporting goods via ocean shipping at the expense air carriers, a modal shift reflected in the parcel giant’s recent earnings report.
20 Jun 2012
Shareholders of Worldwide Flight Services and Aviapartner agreed to combine the two companies.
20 Jun 2012
Singapore’s Changi Airport saw cargo volumes contract by 2.8 percent year-over-year last month.
20 Jun 2012
Emirates is expanding it air freight capacity to Iraq after seeing demand soar.
19 Jun 2012
FedEx plans to retire older planes and take delivery of fewer new aircraft as the parcel
19 Jun 2012
London Heathrow airport handled 3.8 percent less cargo in May than a year ago and is bracing for further declines amid a deepening eurozone crisis.
19 Jun 2012
Middle Eastern carrier Oman Air saw its cargo tonnage rise 33 percent in the first five months of 2012, on top of the 13 percent increase posted last year.
18 Jun 2012
Forwarder Phoenix International could be the latest company to get swept into a recent whirl of merger and acquisition activity, according to a report.
18 Jun 2012
Freight volumes handled at Hong Kong International Airport in May saw year-over-year growth for the first time since March 2011.