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.
30 Nov 2011
Auto giants won’t make wholesale changes to their supply chains despite natural disasters in Asia causing global reprucussions on output, said a DHL executive.
29 Nov 2011
The parent of American Airlines, the nation’s third-largest airline, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and began an overhaul of its management, labor relations and operations
28 Nov 2011
International air freight traffic fell 4.8 percent in October from a year ago, the seventh consecutive
28 Nov 2011
Aramex is expanding its presence in China by creating a joint venture with Sinotrans Air Transportation Development Co., as th
26 Nov 2011
Air freight carried by Asia-Pacific airlines fell at the steepest rate in six months in October, sliding 7.7 percent as a
23 Nov 2011
Lufthansa Cargo said it could cut capacity by as much as 30 percent going into 2012 and temporarily ground some freighters amid indications of a slowdown in demand.
22 Nov 2011
The U.K.’s Royal Mail more than tripled first half earnings to $105 million, as increased profits from its European express unit offset losses on domestic letter deliveries.
21 Nov 2011
Postmaster General and CEO Patrick Donahoe urged Congress on Monday to take a bold approach to reforming the U.S.
21 Nov 2011
Lufthansa Cargo is suspending plans for a $1.35 billion expansion of the airline’s Frankfurt hub because of a German court’s ban on night flights at the airport, according to a published r
21 Nov 2011
Hong Kong International Airport saw cargo volume fall 8.2 percent in October from the same month a year ago as a surge in peak season shipping airlines have been looking for failed to materialize.&nbs
18 Nov 2011
UPS announced it will raise rates for ground and air parcel shipments an effective 4.9 percent in 2012, matching the price increase for this year and showing confidence the carrier can maintain its st
18 Nov 2011
Intra-Asia trade will see further growth in the coming years as high-tech companies shift more sourcing to the continent and increasingly target the region’s consumers, according to a survey of
18 Nov 2011
NYK Logistics and Yusen Air & Sea Service, part of Japan’s NYK Group, consolidated operations in India by combining their local arms into a single business unit.
16 Nov 2011
A House Republican report blasted the Transportation Security Administration for having a bloated bureaucracy and failing to use technology to effectively screen passengers, setting the stage for expe
16 Nov 2011
International cargo volume at Japan’s All Nippon Airways edged up 0.8 percent year-over-year in September in a slight recovery after ANA reported its
16 Nov 2011
DHL Express and Air Hong Kong are doubling air cargo freighter capacity between Manila and Hong Kong to meet growing demand from the electronics export sector.
15 Nov 2011
The U.S.
15 Nov 2011
Qatar Airways ordered two 777-200 freighters from Boeing on Tuesday, as the Doha-based carrier aims to expand its long-range service to become one of the world’s largest air cargo operators with
14 Nov 2011
Cargo transported by Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair fell for the seventh straight month in October, and the company warned the usual
11 Nov 2011
Lufthansa Cargo carried 3.1 percent less cargo in October than a year ago, an improvement on the two previous months, as growth in the Americas network couldn’t offset the overall decline of the
10 Nov 2011
Federal Express opened a new facility and expanded delivery service in Northern Ireland, speeding global delivery times to and from the U.K. province by a day.
10 Nov 2011
Air Cargo Germany is launching twice-weekly 747-400 freighter service between
10 Nov 2011
Air France-KLM’s cargo unit swung to a $50.3 million loss in the fiscal second quarter ending Sept.
10 Nov 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 9.3 percent less cargo in October than a year ago, a significant acceleration on previous monthly declines at Europe’s second largest freight hub.
09 Nov 2011
The U.S.
09 Nov 2011
Four maritime unions have criticized the Maritime Administration for not including their viewpoints in a study
09 Nov 2011
Deutsche Post DHL raised its full year earnings forecast Wednesday after reporting an 18.5 percent surge in third quarter operating profit to $885 million driven by strong growth in domestic mail and
08 Nov 2011
Air France-KLM carried 5.2 percent less freight in October than a year ago, as the Franco-Dutch carrier capped freighter capacity in a sharply deteriorating global air cargo market.
08 Nov 2011
Struggling Japan Airlines said Tuesday that it posted a net profit of $1.25 billion on a consolidated basis in the first half of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, thanks to rigorous cost-cutting
07 Nov 2011
Displaying confidence in U.S.
05 Nov 2011
Kuehne + Nagel will pay a $9.9 million penalty after pleading guilty to charges in the United States that the global freight forwarder conspired with its competitors to fix air freight rates.
04 Nov 2011
Nippon Express Co. saw profit surge 133.9 percent to $128 million in the first half of fiscal 2011, which started in April, despite flat revenue.
04 Nov 2011
International Airlines Group’s cargo revenue was flat at $395 mi
03 Nov 2011
Expeditors International of Washington improved net profit 11 percent in the third quarter to $106.6 million despite a 4 percent decline in gross revenue in a weakening freight shipping market.
03 Nov 2011
Amsterdam Schiphol airport handled 6 percent less cargo in September than a year earlier, but Europe’s third largest freight hub