Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

16 Oct 2020
Limited air cargo capacity is colliding with strengthening demand, as technology product launches compete for space with general cargo and medical equipment.
10 Sep 2012
In metric tons
10 Sep 2012
Monthly year-over-year percent change in total scheduled international freight traffic and capacity worldwide
07 Sep 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 1.9 percent year-over-year in August, the same rate as in July, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
06 Sep 2012
United Parcel Service has delayed closing on its planned acquisition of Dutch rival TNT Express because European Union regulators have extended their probe of the $6.8 billion deal.
05 Sep 2012
The world freighter fleet will nearly double during the next 20 years to keep pace with 5.2 percent annual growth of air cargo traffic, according to Boeing.
05 Sep 2012
Fedex lowered its earnings outlook for the quarter ending Aug.
30 Aug 2012
Air China Ltd.
30 Aug 2012
The fragile recovery in the air cargo market stalled in July, with traffic declining 3.3 percent from a year ago amid faltering business confidence in many key economies, according to the Internationa
29 Aug 2012
The United Parcel Service on Tuesday opened its first logistics facility in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a key part of the parcel giant’s Atlantic Canadian expansion.
29 Aug 2012
Philippine Airlines this week placed an order with Airbus for more than 50 single-aisle A321 and widebody A330-300s for roughly $7 billion.
27 Aug 2012
DHL has opened a new logistics facility in India to support international time-definite delivery volumes.
27 Aug 2012
Frankfurt-Hahn airport is facing insolvency without a government cash infusion, according to a key shareholder of Germany’s fifth-largest air cargo and freighter hub.
27 Aug 2012
A new Cathay Pacific service between Hong Kong and India will target the growing movement of pharmaceutical cargoes.
27 Aug 2012
 
25 Aug 2012
DHL has launched new services from Asia to the Americas from a new multimodal gateway located at South Korea’s Port of Busan.
23 Aug 2012
Australia’s Qantas Group has canceled orders for 35 aircraft with Boeing after recording an annual loss.
22 Aug 2012
United Parcel Service is extending the offer period for its Dutch rival TNT Express from Aug. 31 to Nov.
22 Aug 2012
Singapore Changi Airport recorded a 4.5 percent year-over-year contraction in cargo traffic last month despite a 4.6 percent increase in traffic movements.
21 Aug 2012
BlueGrace Logistics, Riverview, Fla., increased its revenue 7,368 percent over three years to $63.6 million in 2011, making the Florida-based firm the fastest-growing logistics and transportation comp
21 Aug 2012
The world’s largest freight airport saw a slight month-on-month increase in volume during July, but growth compared to 2011 remained negative.
20 Aug 2012
Airport operator BAA has opted to sell London Stansted airport, ending a long-running legal battle to retain ownership of the U.K.’s second largest cargo hub.
20 Aug 2012
FedEx Express is nearly doubling its “International Service” network by adding destinations in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Japan, Luxembourg and Mexico.
20 Aug 2012
Amsterdam Schiphol airport’s net profit fell in the first half but revenue increased as higher passenger numbers outweighed lower cargo traffic.
20 Aug 2012
A global trade war over the European Union’s controversial aviation carbon tax is drawing closer with Brussels refusing to budge as Washington and its allies ratchet up the retaliatory rhetoric.
17 Aug 2012
The U.K.’s Royal Mail’s announced its GLS European parcel delivery unit has teamed up with China’s ZJS Express to launch a China-Europe business-to-business service.
17 Aug 2012
Singapore Airlines Cargo on Friday launched its first weekly freighter service to South America: a flight to Brazil via Hong Kong and Dallas-Fort Worth.
17 Aug 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume grew for the fifth consecutive month in June on a year-on-year basis, rising 1.4 percent to 42,579 tons.
16 Aug 2012
The release of an array of new high-tech gizmos, including the i
15 Aug 2012
Damco’s earnings before interest and taxes jumped 42 percent to $51 million as air freight revenue more than doubled and net revenue increased 12 percent to $1.543 billion.
15 Aug 2012
The Ramadan month of fasting and the build-up to this weekend’s Eid festivities have given air cargo operators a volume surge, according to one leading executive.
15 Aug 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw further year-on-year declines in freight traffic last month but volumes were steady compared to
14 Aug 2012
The looming $1.2 billion federal sequestration could cut nearly 2 billion pounds of air cargo capacity out of the U.S. network, according to a new study.
14 Aug 2012
AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines, Inc., reported a 4.9 percent year-over-year decline in system cargo ton
13 Aug 2012
13 Aug 2012
FedEx said it will offer voluntary buyouts to some U.S.-based employees, as the parcel giant works to cut costs as demand slows.