Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

22 May 2020
As countries across Europe and North America begin to emerge from lockdowns that in some cases have been in place since early March, attention in the air cargo industry is shifting to the recovery phase.
An aerial rendering of Ellington Air Commerce Center.
25 Jun 2013
J.A. Billipp Co., a property and building developer, has teamed up with land owner Webber Properties to develop air cargo and other aviation-related facilities on 36.8 acres located near the north end of Ellington Airport in Texas.
21 Jun 2013
Airlines for America reported yield in April for domestic cargo was $73.05 per revenue ton mile, dropping 1.8 percent year-over-year, while yield for international cargo was $37.83 per RTM, sliding 0.2 percent.
21 Jun 2013
Pilot Freight Services has opened a new station in A Coruña, Spain, a port city in the Northwest of the country.
21 Jun 2013
Shippers aren’t only scaling back how much freight they plan to move this year and in early 2014, but also how much they plan to pay to transport their goods by rail, truck, air and sea.
20 Jun 2013
The International Air Transport Association has called for strong partnerships to promote air cargo competitiveness through e-commerce technology.
19 Jun 2013
The global courier and delivery services industry’s revenue is expected to rise 3.5 percent in 2013, according to an industry market research report from IBISWorld.
IAG Cargo adds another freight flight on its London-Rio de Janeiro route.
19 Jun 2013
IAG Cargo will offer additional freight capacity between London and Rio de Janeiro.
17 Jun 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 121,529 metric tons of cargo and mail in May, down 1.5 percent compared with May 2012.
14 Jun 2013
Cargolux Airlines International has plans to double the frequency of its cargo flights from Hong Kong to Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Hactl Air Cargo Volume. Source: Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd.
12 Jun 2013
Air cargo handled by Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. showed a slight year-over-year decrease in May 2013, resulting from a 1 percent drop in imports.
12 Jun 2013
The air cargo downturn suffered by Asia’s carriers in 2012 has continued this year.
11 Jun 2013
Total air freight traffic worldwide in April increased 1 percent year-over-year, although growth continued to be mixed across airports because about half of the world’s Top 20 air freight hubs registered declines for the month.
11 Jun 2013
AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines and US Airways Group, has named the 12 members of the board of directors of the combined company, American Airlines Group, as well as the senior leadership team.
11 Jun 2013
The global air freight logistics industry’s revenue
11 Jun 2013
Lufthansa Cargo reported a sharply smaller decline in freight traffic in May for the third month running, underpinning th
10 Jun 2013
The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corporation, reported May cargo figures for its principal subsidiary, showing an increase to 161,732 million ton miles, up 4.1 percent from 155,303 million ton miles reported in May 2012.
10 Jun 2013
The Express Association of America, representing DHL, FedEx, TNT and UPS, has formed an export committee to manage policy issues affecting the efficiency of their supply chains that move products out of the U.S.
10 Jun 2013
Talks between Cargolux and labor unions over planned employee cost savings have broken down, shortening the odds on a str
10 Jun 2013
The European Union and Israel today signed an air transportation agreement that will gradually develop an aviation area with common rules.
07 Jun 2013
Employment in transportation and warehousing climbed 1.4 percent in May, as the U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
06 Jun 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume rose for the second straight month in April on a year-on-year basis, increasing 6.7 percent to 47,696 tons.
06 Jun 2013
Qatar Airways will launch a new freighter service between Milan and Chicago in July, doubling the Middle Eastern carrier’s cargo capacity out of the U.S.
06 Jun 2013
International Airlines Group reported cargo traffic of 461 million metric-ton-kilometers in May, down 10.8 percent from 517 million metric-ton-kilometers of cargo in May 2012.
03 Jun 2013
The world’s airlines will post a collective profit of $12.7 billion this year, 20 percent higher than an earlier forecast of $10.6 billion in March, as cheaper fuel and cost savings offset sluggish global economic growth, the International Air Transport Association said.
Etihad Cargo Boeing 747-8F
31 May 2013
Etihad Cargo and Atlas Air Worldwide are partnering on a new round-the-world freighter service.
30 May 2013
Turkish Cargo will increase its flights to Guangzhou, China, from one flight per week to two flights per week, starting June 6.
29 May 2013
Air freight markets in April experienced “modest growth” of 1.4 percent compared with April 2012, helping to offset the 2.6 percent year-over-year decline in March and continuing an 18-month trend of flatness in the cargo markets...
29 May 2013
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, signed an agreement to acquire Panasonic Logistics Co., the wholly owned logistics arm of electronics giant Panasonic Corp.
28 May 2013
Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates moved 199,985 metric tons of freight in April, rising 7.3 percent from 186,385 metric tons in April 2012.
28 May 2013
Singapore Changi Airport handled 145,600 metric tons of cargo in April, dropping 1.8 percent compared with April 2012.
28 May 2013
The International Civil Aviation Organization has confirmed that it received a letter from Qatar advising the United Nations agency that it has decided to withdraw its earlier offer to become ICAO’s new permanent seat.
28 May 2013
Cargolux is resisting union demands that it repays $12.5 million of planned labor cost savings to employees if it returns to profit in 2014.
24 May 2013
Turkish Cargo will launch freighter services to Entebbe, Uganda, and Kigali, Rwanda, effective June 3, and one weekly flight to Karachi, Pakistan, and Singapore, starting June 5.
24 May 2013
European Union regulators approved a trans-Atlantic joint venture between Lufthansa, United Airlines and Air Canada after the carriers agreed to give up landing and take-off slots at Frankfurt and New York.
21 May 2013
Cargo throughput at Hong Kong International Airport reached 342,000 metric tons in April, up 4.5 percent year-over-year.