Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

12 Jan 2021
All Kuehne + Nagel cargo on the air freight trade lane between Amsterdam and Los Angeles will be carried by aircraft flying on sustainable aviation fuel.
03 Feb 2012
Japan Airlines posted a $1.92 billion net profit of on a consolidated basis in the first nine months of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, 2011, after the carrier emerged from bankruptcy and withd
02 Feb 2012
After five years and 23 extensions, authorization of Federal Aviation Administration operations could clear Congress as early as this week.
02 Feb 2012
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of specialized Australian freight forwarder Link Logistics International is the Swiss logistics giant’s latest expansion in the fast-growing global perishables
01 Feb 2012
BAA must sell London Stansted, the U.K.’s second largest air cargo hub, after a court rejected the airport operator’s appeal against a ruling by anti-trust regulators.
01 Feb 2012
Yusen Logistics’s net profit surged 14.7 percent in the first nine months of fiscal 2011, which started on April 1, 2011, as the Japanese forwarder saw revenue jump 90.9 percent in the same peri
01 Feb 2012
Global air cargo traffic increased in December on a month-to-month basis for the second straight month, but yields remain under pressure, the International Air Transport Association said.
31 Jan 2012
Cargo volume at Dubai International Airport fell 1.5 percent last year, the first year-over-year decline at Dubai since the site pushed into the upper echelons of the
31 Jan 2012
UPS reported a record $1.22 billion net profit in the fourth quarter that was 9.3 percent better than the same quarter the year before and came on healthy gains in U.S.
31 Jan 2012
All Nippon Airways’ net profit fell 10 percent in first nine months of fiscal 2011, which ended June 30, despite revenue expanding 3 percent at Japan’s largest airline in the same period.
27 Jan 2012
The port of Antwerp faces a shutdown Monday as Belgian dockers participate in a nationwide 24-hour general strike against a government austerity program that will halt rail freight traffic and close
27 Jan 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo plans to buy A330-200 freighters, valued at roughly $423 million, as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier works to double its fleet capacity amid an industry slump.
26 Jan 2012
Asian air carriers shipped 5.4 percent less freight last month than in December 2010, as the traditional end of the year peak season failed to materialize, said the Association of Asia-Pacific Airline
26 Jan 2012
Throughput at Kong Kong International Airport in December fell 4.3 percent year-over-year, pulling annual traffic down 4.6 percent at the world’s largest cargo airport.
25 Jan 2012
European Union trust busters ordered Deutsche Post to pay back up to $1.3 billion in aid from the German government that breached the bloc’s competition rules.
24 Jan 2012
Emirates SkyCargo will further boost cargo capacity to Africa in early February by adding five weekly flights from Dubai to the capitals of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
24 Jan 2012
Pantos Logistics recently opened a second logistics center at South Korea's Incheon airport, the world’s fourth largest cargo airport by volume in 2010.
24 Jan 2012
Amazon plans to open a 1 million-square foot fulfillment center in Spartanburg, S.C., its second new fulfillment center in the Palmetto State in two years.
24 Jan 2012
Panalpina said its new logistics center in Moscow will target shippers of high tech, automotive, high-end fashion and telecoms cargoes across Russia.
24 Jan 2012
Congress is closer to finally completing a long-term measure authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration after reaching a compromise on labor provisions that have
24 Jan 2012
Spain’s new centre right government scrapped a plan to privatize Madrid and Barcelona airports, the country’s two largest cargo hubs, citing market volatility amid Europe’s sovereign
23 Jan 2012
Lufthansa Cargo is putting its freighter capacity behind the recovering automobile manufacturing industry.
23 Jan 2012
Frankfurt-Hahn airport’s cargo traffic surged 25 percent in 2011 from a year ago, as export shipments at the German airport skyrocketed to an all-time high.
20 Jan 2012
New freighter services that included the launch of all-cargo connections to China helped Singapore Changi Airport to its busiest month for cargo in three years in December and a strong finish to 2011.
20 Jan 2012
The recovery in U.S. shipping demand is showing up at Los Angeles International Airport, North America’s largest gateway for trans-Pacific air cargo.
18 Jan 2012
South Korean air cargo traffic in 2011 fell 1.9 percent year-over-year, but government officials expect various international events, including the London Olympic Games, to boost shipments of high-tec
17 Jan 2012
Struggling Japan Airlines Corp. announced changes in its top leadership on Tuesday, including the promotion of senior managing executive officer Yoshiharu Ueki to the post of president.
17 Jan 2012
The Royal Bank of Scotland is selling its aircraft leasing business to Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Japan’s second largest bank, for about $7.3 billion.
16 Jan 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo’s freight traffic soared 18 percent in 2011 from a year ago as the fast-growing Abu Dhabi-based carrier boosted its capacity and added new freighter routes.
16 Jan 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways in November saw international cargo traffic slip 0.3 percent year-over-year, while rival Japan Airlines in the same period saw traffic rise 4.8 percent, the first incr
16 Jan 2012
Cargo transported by Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair in December plunged 11.9 percent year-over-year but
16 Jan 2012
Only a small percentage of the world’s refrigerated shipments are put on airplanes, but just as in other modes, air carriers and airport operators are fighting for a bigger market share.
16 Jan 2012
U.S. beef and pork producers had a banner year in 2011, setting annual sales value records for both commodities through October, with two full months to go.
13 Jan 2012
More Asian air cargo carriers will remove capacity this week year as export traffic remains week, said industry executives.
13 Jan 2012
Air France-KLM’s cargo business faces further cutbacks after Europe’s largest airline unveiled a radical three-year restructuring to secure long-term profitability.
13 Jan 2012
AirBridge Cargo Airlines is defying the broad cutback in Asia-focused air freight capacity with new s