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.
06 Apr 2011
Aircraft mechanics represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to ratify a labor agreement with UPS.
06 Apr 2011
Freight shipments jumped 6.9 percent in March, with tonnage increasing across transportation modes, according to the Cass Freight In
05 Apr 2011
The government of Spain signed an agreement with aircraft manufacturer Airbus and Iberia Airline to develop aviation bio-fuel and the means to produce and deliver it to the industry.
01 Apr 2011
The House on Friday approved a bill to authorize operations of the Federal Aviation Administration, bringing closer to final passage a long-delayed measure the airline industry says is needed to moder
01 Apr 2011
Air freight prices out of Asia fell to their lowest level in a year and a half in February, sliding 14.1 percent from the same month a year ago, according to the Drewry Air Freight Price Index.
01 Apr 2011
Cargolux swung to a net profit of $59.8 million in 2010 from a $153.3 million loss in 2009 to end a three year losing streak that pushed Europe's largest all-cargo airline to the brink of bankruptcy.
31 Mar 2011
The World Trade Organization on Thursday ruled Boeing was the beneficiary of some $2.7 billion in illegal subsidies from the federal government. U.S.
31 Mar 2011
Japanese government officials and shipping industry representatives will meet Friday in a bid to step up their fight against what they call "harmful rumors" about radiation.
31 Mar 2011
Kintetsu World Express, Japan's second-largest international forwarder, said it will set aside $13.86 million to cover estimated costs related to an anti-trust investigation by the U.S.
31 Mar 2011
Radiant Logistics will purchase Distribution by Air under a $12 million transaction that will extend the consolidation among mid-sized U.S.-based freight forwarders.
30 Mar 2011
Advocates for improved goods movement on Tuesday called for a national freight policy, improved connectors to ports, and a dedicated office within the Department of Transportation.
30 Mar 2011
The UK launched an investigation into how a fake bomb, disguised as a wedding cake box, was transported undetected on a UPS aircraft to Turkey earlier this month.
30 Mar 2011
The UK Competition Commission ordered BAA, owner of London Heathrow and five other UK airports, to sell Stansted, the UK's second largest air cargo hub.
29 Mar 2011
The political turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa curbed global air cargo growth to 2.3 percent in February from a year ago, the International Air Transport Association said.
29 Mar 2011
Restoration work on Japanese transportation systems devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that hit the northeastern part of th
28 Mar 2011
UPS launched four additional direct flights from Hong Kong to Europe, expanding its next-day delivery coverage for packages and heavy freight.
28 Mar 2011
Air France-KLM Cargo added new freight services linking its twin Amsterdam and Paris hubs with the U.S., Peru, Cambodia, China, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
28 Mar 2011
Japan Airlines flew out of bankruptcy protection on Monday, about 14 months after going into it.
25 Mar 2011
Several German shipping lines suspended calls at eastern Japanese ports, including Tokyo, because of fears crews could be exposed to radiation from the damaged
24 Mar 2011
The U.S. Postal Service unveiled a restructuring program Thursday aimed at saving some $750 million in annual costs by closing seven administrative offices and eliminating 7,500 jobs.
24 Mar 2011
A fuel tank at Miami International Airport caught fire late Wednesday night, erupting into a large blaze.
21 Mar 2011
Japan has started releasing information on radiation levels around main international ports and airports in and near Tokyo in both Japanese and English in a bid to combat what it calls "harmful rumors
18 Mar 2011
Some Japanese ports and airports affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the northeastern part of the country on March
18 Mar 2011
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, responding to growing alarm over the potential for radiation from Japan's damaged nuclear plant to enter the U.S.
17 Mar 2011
Air freight rates are rising for loads moving from Japan to the U.S.
17 Mar 2011
FedEx lowered its earnings forecast for 2011 as higher fuel costs and declining demand for domestic service clipped inc
17 Mar 2011
Lufthansa Cargo swung to a record operating profit of $434 million in 2010 from a year earlier loss of $239 million driven by the global economic recovery, booming German exports and cost cuts.
16 Mar 2011
Lufthansa Cargo, in the midst of a strong revival in freight business, will add five 777 freighters to its fleet, the German carrier said.
16 Mar 2011
Package delivery giant UPS is elevating the role of environmental sustainability within its operations by creating the post of chief sustainability officer.
16 Mar 2011
TNT Global Express confirmed reports its Italian parcel delivery unit has been targeted by a mafia organization.
16 Mar 2011
FedEx Express is restoring its flights to Tokyo and other parcel carriers are resuming delivery operations across most of Japan even as several airlines suspended service to Tokyo because of risks fro
15 Mar 2011
Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines and Taiwan's EVA Air began bringing rescue workers into areas of Japan devastated by the earthquake and tsunami a
15 Mar 2011
The Coast Guard is seeking comment on a proposal for the voluntary use of equipment to read Transportation Worker Identification Credentials.
15 Mar 2011
Frankfurt airport boosted freight traffic 4.3 percent in February from a year ago to an all time high for the month of 170,564 metric tons.
14 Mar 2011
The air cargo industry is trying to sort out a new security directive from the Transportation Security Administration that effectively increases the level of surveillance on high-risk international sh