Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News and analysis of air cargo shipping and transportation companies.

News & Analysis

07 Oct 2022
Demand for air cargo declined through September, and analysts say there is nothing in their data to indicate a pickup in volume out of Asia through the balance of the year.
04 Jan 2013
John Menzies, the UK aviation services and distribution company, said it is closing its cargo-handling unit at Chicago O’
Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
03 Jan 2013
United Airlines, the North American launch customer of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has received its sixth 787-8 and initiated its first international route from Los Angeles to Tokyo.
02 Jan 2013
UPS today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express Freight, for time-sensitive international heavyweight shipments.
AviancaTaca cargo subsidiary receives first of four freighter aircraft.
31 Dec 2012
Colombia-based Tampa Cargo, a subsidiary of AviancaTaca Holding, has taken delivery of the first of four new A330 Freighter (A330-200F) aircraft.
31 Dec 2012
Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings,
31 Dec 2012
The government of the United Kingdom is mulling accelerating the privatization of Royal Mail to as early as 2013.
28 Dec 2012
Canada and Saudi Arabia have ame
28 Dec 2012
The Portuguese government
28 Dec 2012
TOKYO – Japanese containerized cargo volume in fiscal 2012 will be virtually unchanged from the previous fis
21 Dec 2012
Japan’s Hitachi Transport System Ltd. is expanding into Myanmar.
20 Dec 2012
Changi Airport Group, manager and operator of Singapore Changi Airport, will increase air cargo rebates in the face of continuing air freight headwinds, the company said in a written statement.
19 Dec 2012
The Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index, a monthly survey of international shippers and forwarders measuring European-based trade lanes, conducted by Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Research Group...
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19 Dec 2012
19 Dec 2012
Swiss competition regulators fined four international logistics companies — locally-based Kuehne+Nagel and Panalpina, Ger
19 Dec 2012
Qatar Airways will get back the $117.5 million it paid for a 35 percent stake in Cargolux it acquired from the Grand Duch
19 Dec 2012
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals, which handles cargo at Hong Kong International Airport, has been fully meeting the new Transportation Security Administration requirement that became mandatory on Dec. 12.
18 Dec 2012
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the pending Hurricane Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to help regions affected by...
18 Dec 2012
India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation has established the Air Cargo Logistic Promotion Board, an inter-ministerial group, to lay down policy framework to govern air cargo operations in the country.
18 Dec 2012
Supply chain management company Descartes Systems Group today announced it is working with DHL Global Forwarding to upgrade the freight transportation company’s electronic communications to Cargo-XML...
Aircraft of Hong Kong-based air carrier Cathay Pacific.
17 Dec 2012
Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific and wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair carried a total of 140,824 metric tons (about 155,231 tons) of cargo and mail in November...
17 Dec 2012
Asia Airfreight Terminal, an air cargo terminal based at the Hong Kong International Airport, reported that tonnage throughput in November was 69,150 metric tons...
17 Dec 2012
Sea-air shipments via Dubai’s airports and container facilities have grown this year despite the downturn in volumes on a
13 Dec 2012
The world’s airlines, benefiting from capacity cuts, lower costs and accelerating consolidation, are expected to book com
12 Dec 2012
With an overall slowdown in the movement of goods across borders, international air freight decreased by 1.2 percent in October, while total freight remained steady, falling 0.3 percent...
11 Dec 2012
Delta Airlines today announced it is buying Singapore Airlines’ 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic, the United Kingdom’s
11 Dec 2012
Lufthansa Cargo stemmed the sharp monthly falls in freight traffic in November, with tonnage down just 2.4 percent from a
11 Dec 2012
The collapse of tourism and business travel since the start of the dispute between China and Japan over the Senkaku islets in September is creating freight opportunities for some carriers due to the dearth of direct cargo capacity.
10 Dec 2012
AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines, reported a 0.8 percent increase year-over-year in system cargo ton miles for the month of November, at 145,028, up from 143,855 ton miles in the same month last year.
10 Dec 2012
Global air cargo traffic is set to grow at a five-year cumulative annual rate of 3 percent, and the U.S.
07 Dec 2012
The Luxembourg government said it will buy back Qatar Airways 35 percent stake in Cargolux and is negotiating with potent
07 Dec 2012
Air France-KLM ceded more air cargo market share to its European rivals in November as freight traffic declined 5.4 perce
06 Dec 2012
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported 525 million metric ton kilometers of cargo in November, a 1.7 percent decrease year-over-year.
05 Dec 2012
The European Union has threatened legal action and fines against member states for failing to implement rules to fuse the
04 Dec 2012
Logistics and mail services company DHL, part of Deutsche Post DHL, has opened an expanded 140,000 square foot airline facility at the Miami International Airport service center for shipments...
04 Dec 2012
Global air traffic organization International Air Transport Association today called on the European Commission, EU member states and Europe’s air navigation service providers to ensure that functional airspace blocs are delivering valuable results.