Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

09 Nov 2020
Small package optimization and analytics firm ShipMatrix is launching a third-party, non-asset package management service to tap US Postal Service capacity for e-commerce shippers.
05 Jan 2012
The owners of failed freight airline Cargoitalia are attacking rival carrier Cargolux, claiming unfair competition forced the Milan-based operator into liquidation.
04 Jan 2012
China’s airlines won’t pay any charges under the European Union’s new carbon trading scheme, while other Asian airlines, including Cathay Pacific, say they may impose surcharges or i
04 Jan 2012
Jade Cargo International, a joint venture between Lufthansa Cargo and Shenzhen Airlines, is grounding its fleet of six 747-400s because of weak demand.
03 Jan 2012
Hong Kong International Airport’s cargo traffic fell 6.6 percent year-over
03 Jan 2012
El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. last week agreed to pay $15.8 million to scores of air freight shippers to settle a U.S.
31 Dec 2011
Lufthansa is calling on European Union regulators to postpone implementation of the EU’s carbon trading scheme, saying opposition around the world threatens to undermine trade as Europe struggle
30 Dec 2011
International air cargo traffic declined 3.8 percent in November from a year ago, the eighth straight monthly decline amid a faltering global economy and weakening demand in the Asia-Pacific region, t
27 Dec 2011
Falling trade with Asia sent cargo traffic for European airlines down 4.4 percent in November, the sharpest year-over-year decline in 2011, according to the Association of European Airlines.
27 Dec 2011
The union representing FedEx Express pilots says it is “outraged at the casual dismissal of cargo pilots and their families” in the
22 Dec 2011
The union representing UPS pilots asked a federal court on Thursday to review the Department of Transportation’s
22 Dec 2011
When FedEx reported the busiest day for shipments in its history a couple of weeks before Christmas, the company credited not its flashy signature express delivery but the business segment that once s
22 Dec 2011
FedEx Express is adding capacity in the air. It’s also putting off adding capacity in the air.
22 Dec 2011
The parent of Concert Group Logistics said Wednesday the U.S.
22 Dec 2011
Evergreen International Airlines, an international cargo carrier, will gain a second 747-400 converted freighter next year under a Boeing program to modify the widebody at a plant in Xiamen, Chin
21 Dec 2011
The Federal Aviation Administration exempted cargo pilots from the tougher limitations it placed on work rules for airline pilots on Wednesday, but Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he would as
21 Dec 2011
Europe’s highest court on Wednesday upheld the European Union’s right to make international airlines pay for carbon emissions on flights to and from European airports, risking a trade war
20 Dec 2011
Cargo traffic at New York¹s Kennedy International Airport fell 9.4 percent in October, the steepest year-over-year rate of decline so far in 2011 and a downbeat ending to the peak air freight shi
19 Dec 2011
DB Schenker is in talks with less-than-truckload operator Estes Express Lines to turn over management of the forwarder’s U.S.
16 Dec 2011
Lufthansa Cargo is considering a reduction of operations in China, which accounts for a fifth of the company’s sales, as the German carrier struggles to make a profit in the world’s second
15 Dec 2011
FedEx profit soared on higher pricing and fuel surcharges despite declining shipment volume at its air package and industrial freight businesses in the
15 Dec 2011
Cargo transported by Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair in November dropped 13.8 percent year-over-year, falling for the eighth straight month as a year-end peak failed to mat
14 Dec 2011
Leipzig-Halle airport boosted freight traffic by 14.9 percent in the first 11 months of 2011, helping Germany’s second largest cargo hub to outperform its larger rival Frankfurt and hit a new re
14 Dec 2011
Qatar Airways is adding capacity to Chongqing, where growing electronics manufacturing is f
13 Dec 2011
The Drewry Air Freight Price Index took a sharp turn upward in October, increasing 14.7 percent from the previous month to its highest level in a year.
13 Dec 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 10.8 percent less freight in November than a year ago as Europe’s second largest cargo hub took a double hit from a
12 Dec 2011
TNT Express, extending the reorganization of its global delivery operations, said Monday it will sell the company’s domestic road business in India to a private equity firm, India Equity Partner
09 Dec 2011
FedEx expects Monday to be the busiest day in its history. The package giant forecasts 17 million shipments will move through its global network on Dec.
09 Dec 2011
Lufthansa Cargo’s traffic slumped 9.4 percent in November from a year ago, as a night flight ban at its
09 Dec 2011
The former CEO of Cargolux, Ulrich Ogiermann, and his top deputy accepted sentences of 13 months in prison and fines $20,000 each under plea agreements for their role in a international conspiracy to
09 Dec 2011
Japan’s All Nippon Airways saw cargo traffic slip 0.3 percent in October from the same month last year September, while rival Japan Airlines Corp.'s traffic plummeted 37.6 percent in the same pe
08 Dec 2011
Shortages of hard disk drives caused by the flood in Thailand will result in a shortfall of 3.8 million shipments exports of PCs in the first quarter of 2012, according to a new IHS forecast.
08 Dec 2011
Freight traffic at Cargolux Airlines dropped 10.8 percent in October, the second straight double-digit decline at Europe’s largest freighter operator, according to figures from the
08 Dec 2011
Korean Air’s cargo traffic fell 5.9 percent in the third quarter, and the world’s largest international freight airline said it expects a deep slowdown in high-tech shipments out of Asia t
07 Dec 2011
Cargo traffic for European airlines fell at the steepest rate in nearly two years in October, sliding 3 percent from a year ago on weak trade with Asia, according to the
07 Dec 2011
Air France-KLM’s cargo traffic in November slumped 8.1 percent year-over-year, as the Franco-Dutch carrier cut freighter capacity amid falling demand on key Asia/Pacific and Americas routes.