Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

28 Jul 2020
The air cargo industry is gradually moving to electronic bookings between forwarders and airlines, but the evolution could still take time if previous digitization initiatives in the industry are any indication.
05 Jul 2013
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Port of Tokyo, Japan.
04 Jul 2013
Japanese containerized cargo trade will rise 2.9 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 12.723 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
04 Jul 2013
Airlines will struggle to finance the next generation of aircraft unless governments remove obstacles to global mergers, the International Air Transport Association warned.
04 Jul 2013
The French government is selling a further 9.5 percent stake in Aeroports de Paris, but it will retain control of the operator of Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport, Europe’s largest cargo hub.
DHL hub in Cincinnati (Kentucky)
04 Jul 2013
DHL’s hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport joins DHL’s two other super-hubs in Leipzig and Hong Kong as the international gateways for air cargo trade in those regions. CVG (the symbol for the Cincinnati airport, which is actually in Kentucky) is the gateway for the transshipment of DHL cargo moving to and from Latin America and the rest of the world.
02 Jul 2013
Growth in global air cargo markets remained relatively flat in May, broadly following the trend of the last 18 months, according to the International Air Transport Association.
IAG Cargo's new Capacity Guarantee is available for freight bookings under 661 pounds.
02 Jul 2013
IAG Cargo has started offering Capacity Guarantee to customers moving smaller shipments on its Prioritise service, designed for express cargo shipments.
01 Jul 2013
Singapore Airlines Cargo has appointed Lik Hsin Lee its new president, effective Aug. 1, 2013.
DHL's new "super-hub" at the Cincinnati airport.
28 Jun 2013
Deutsche Post division DHL has invested $110 million to expand at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport into a “super-hub” for the Americas trade.
27 Jun 2013
International cargo moving on Japan’s All Nippon Airways increased 7.9 percent to 47,053 tons in May, the third consecuti
26 Jun 2013
Beginning July 1, India’s customs clearance of all export goods will take place on a 24/7 basis at four air cargo complexes (airports) in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.
26 Jun 2013
Air cargo operators in Asia are now finally seeing a few shafts of light after more than a year of gloom.
26 Jun 2013
UPS has a new national master package contract, but Teamsters in many regions threw up roadblocks by voting down key supplemental agreements and a UPS Freight contract, forcing a new round of negotiations.
26 Jun 2013
Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates moved 209,985 metric tons of freight in May, increasing 11.9 percent from 187,638 metric tons in May 2012.
26 Jun 2013
Penny Pritzker was sworn in today as the U.S.’s 38th Commerce Secretary.
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.