Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

23 Sep 2020
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine out to the furthest reaches of the world is going to require an immense effort from the air cargo supply chain, says IATA’s outgoing head of cargo Glyn Hughes, but it will be under his successor’s watch.
13 Feb 2012
The Federal Aviation Administration will finally be able to bring the country’s air traffic control systems into the modern era, but only after fighting through some long-standing conflicts.
13 Feb 2012
The trans-Pacific market appears to have flipped. In a reversal of the established traffic patterns of the past three decades, U.S.
10 Feb 2012
Germany will shut a canal linking the river Rhine to Hamburg, Europe’s second largest container port, late Friday night as the coldest February temperatures across Europe in almost three decades
10 Feb 2012
Kintetsu World Express, Japan’s second-largest international forwarder, posted consolidated net profit of $97.5 million for the first nine months of its f
10 Feb 2012
Hong Kong International retained its title as the world’s largest air cargo gateway in 2011, despite a decline in volume resulting from Asia’s slowing exports.
10 Feb 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo is reaping the benefits of added capacity in a growing Middle East air freight ma
09 Feb 2012
Lufthansa Cargo said it will stop diverting freighters to Cologne Airport to avoid a night flight ban at its Frankfurt hub, saying the diversion is too costly and has resulted in a loss of customers.
09 Feb 2012
Lufthansa Cargo’s freight traffic tumbled 11.4 percent in January from a year ago amid a weakening global economy that threatens further declines over the coming six months.
08 Feb 2012
Global air freight volumes declined by 1 percent last year, but traffic could improve quickly this year if the overall economic situation improves, according to Airports Council International.
07 Feb 2012
The Senate passed and sent to President Obama on Tuesday a bill authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration for four years, ending a five-year battle over the measure that held up modernization of
07 Feb 2012
Air France-KLM blamed a weak global economy and the timing of the Chinese New Year for cargo revenue slumping 10.3 percent in January from a year ago.
07 Feb 2012
Korean Air said it will strengthen its cargo operations on a trans-Pacific and a North Europe service by adding a new freighter to each.
06 Feb 2012
Worldwide smartphone shipment volume jumped 54.7 percent in the fourth quarter to 157.8 million units, spurred by the release of new products that provided a flood of new electronics shipping last yea
06 Feb 2012
Forwarder Nippon Express saw net profit surge 67.3 percent in nine months ending Dec. 31, as the end of a retirement-related accounting loss boosted earnings on flat revenue.
06 Feb 2012
China barred its airlines on Monday from joining the European Union’s new carbon trading scheme that will charge airlines for carbon emissions for flights to and from Europe.
03 Feb 2012
Japan Airlines posted a $1.92 billion net profit of on a consolidated basis in the first nine months of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, 2011, after the carrier emerged from bankruptcy and withd
02 Feb 2012
After five years and 23 extensions, authorization of Federal Aviation Administration operations could clear Congress as early as this week.
02 Feb 2012
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of specialized Australian freight forwarder Link Logistics International is the Swiss logistics giant’s latest expansion in the fast-growing global perishables
01 Feb 2012
BAA must sell London Stansted, the U.K.’s second largest air cargo hub, after a court rejected the airport operator’s appeal against a ruling by anti-trust regulators.
01 Feb 2012
Yusen Logistics’s net profit surged 14.7 percent in the first nine months of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, 2011, as the Japanese forwarder saw revenue jump 90.9 percent in the same peri
01 Feb 2012
Global air cargo traffic increased in December on a month-to-month basis for the second straight month, but yields remain under pressure, the International Air Transport Association said.
31 Jan 2012
Cargo volume at Dubai International Airport fell 1.5 percent last year, the first year-over-year decline at Dubai since the site pushed into the upper echelons of the
31 Jan 2012
UPS reported a record $1.22 billion net profit in the fourth quarter that was 9.3 percent better than the same quarter the year before and came on healthy gains in U.S.
31 Jan 2012
All Nippon Airways’ net profit fell 10 percent in first nine months of fiscal 2011, which ended June 30, despite revenue expanding 3 percent at Japan’s largest airline in the same period.
27 Jan 2012
The port of Antwerp faces a shutdown Monday as Belgian dockers participate in a nationwide 24-hour general strike against a government austerity program that will halt rail freight traffic and close
27 Jan 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo plans to buy A330-200 freighters, valued at roughly $423 million, as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier works to double its fleet capacity amid an industry slump.
26 Jan 2012
Asian air carriers shipped 5.4 percent less freight last month than in December 2010, as the traditional end of the year peak season failed to materialize, said the Association of Asia-Pacific Airline
26 Jan 2012
Throughput at Kong Kong International Airport in December fell 4.3 percent year-over-year, pulling annual traffic down 4.6 percent at the world’s largest cargo airport.
25 Jan 2012
European Union trust busters ordered Deutsche Post to pay back up to $1.3 billion in aid from the German government that breached the bloc’s competition rules.
24 Jan 2012
Emirates SkyCargo will further boost cargo capacity to Africa in early February by adding five weekly flights from Dubai to the capitals of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
24 Jan 2012
Pantos Logistics recently opened a second logistics center at South Korea's Incheon airport, the world’s fourth largest cargo airport by volume in 2010.
24 Jan 2012
Amazon plans to open a 1 million-square foot fulfillment center in Spartanburg, S.C., its second new fulfillment center in the Palmetto State in two years.
24 Jan 2012
Panalpina said its new logistics center in Moscow will target shippers of high tech, automotive, high-end fashion and telecoms cargoes across Russia.
24 Jan 2012
Congress is closer to finally completing a long-term measure authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration after reaching a compromise on labor provisions that have
24 Jan 2012
Spain’s new centre right government scrapped a plan to privatize Madrid and Barcelona airports, the country’s two largest cargo hubs, citing market volatility amid Europe’s sovereign