Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News and analysis of air cargo shipping and transportation companies.

News & Analysis

03 Jul 2020
There were encouraging signs for air cargo in June, but uncertainty over demand patterns and available capacity is clouding the industry outlook through the summer.
24 May 2011
Freight volume at Singapore Changi Airport grew at its fastest year-over-year rate of 2011 in April, expanding 6.1 percent and extending the Asia airport’s recovery from a weak start to the year
23 May 2011
Freight tonnage at New York’s Kennedy International Airport grew 7.1 percent in the first quarter over last year on a strong surge in shipping during March.
23 May 2011
Cargo airlines are on alert for possible disruption to supply chains as drifting ash cloud from an active volcano in Iceland again threatens to shut down airports in northern Europe.
23 May 2011
North America airport cargo traffic in 2010, including both domestic and international, increased 11.2 percent year-over-year.
20 May 2011
Lufthansa finalized an order for five 777 freighters valued at $1.3 billion at list prices that will consolidate its position as Europe’s biggest cargo airline.
19 May 2011
Air France-KLM’s cargo unit returned to profitability a year ahead of target, booking $98.7 million in earnings in the year to March 31 compared to a loss of $623.5 million a year earlier.
19 May 2011
Struggling Japan Airlines posted a record operating profit of $2.33 billion in the 2010 fiscal year ending March 31 compared with an operating loss of $1.65 billion a year earlier but the carrier said
18 May 2011
International cargo volume jumped 10 percent to 43,975 tons in March at All Nippon Airways.
17 May 2011
The U.S. Postal Service is putting new urgency on its bid for financial relief from Congress, saying its operations will be hit if the USPS runs out of cash this fall as predicted.
13 May 2011
Kintetsu World Express, Japan’s second-largest international forwarder, said that its profit surged 72.4 percent in fiscal 2010, which ended on March 31, 2011, from the previous fiscal year to 7
13 May 2011
Neel Shah, vice president of Delta Airlines’ cargo division, has reason to be pleased with 2011’s first quarter results.
13 May 2011
Spanish airline Iberia will start operating a 737 freighter between Madrid and Brussels in an upgrade to the carrier’s perishables “cool and fast” service.
13 May 2011
Frankfurt Airport boosted cargo traffic 12.8 percent in April from a year ago to an all time high for the month as the German hub benefited from accelerating global trade.
12 May 2011
Forwarder Panalpina is expanding its scheduled freighter operations through Huntsville, Ala., with a second weekly service connecting the city to Hong Kong.
12 May 2011
DHL Express will modernize its fleet in Europe with the acquisition of 13 A300-600 passenger aircraft and conversion of the planes to freighters.
12 May 2011
Hong Kong International Airport’s freight volume 6.2 percent in March over the same month a year ago as expedited shipping surged back following a demand downturn the month before.
10 May 2011
The U.S.
10 May 2011
Air Transport Services Group saw net profit drop 61 percent in the first quarter ending March 31 from the same quarter a year ago to $2.8 million as rising costs offset an 8.8 percent gain in revenue.
10 May 2011
Emirates SkyCargo boosted revenue 27.6 percent to a record $2.4 billion in the 12 months through the end of March as it benefitted from a worldwide rebound in air freight volume.
10 May 2011
Deutsche Post DHL increased first quarter operating profit 23 percent from a year ago to $906 million as strong growth in shipping volume, especially in Asia, sent revenue up 6.9 percent to $18.4 bill
10 May 2011
Lufthansa Cargo boosted freight traffic by 24.8 percent in April from a year ago, driven by surging volumes across its Americas network.
09 May 2011
The Drewry Air Freight Price Index pushed back up to its highest level in five months in March despite slipping 5.6 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants.
09 May 2011
Air China Cargo is adding Chengdu to its Asia-Europe freighter service as the carrier looks to raise the Western China industrial city's profile in its global network.
09 May 2011
FedEx Express is building a Southeast Asia hub operation in Singapore that will become the carrier’s second-largest facility in Asia after its main sorting operation in Guangzhou, China.
09 May 2011
Cargo traffic at Air France-KLM grew 11 percent in April and capacity jumped 15.6 percent from last year, when fallout from the volcano eruption in Iceland put a lid on airline activity in Europe
09 May 2011
Neel Shah, head of International Air Cargo Association’s security committee, is raising warnings about the impending 100 percent screening deadline set by the U.S.
05 May 2011
John Mica, R-Fla., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, expressed confidence on Thursday that Congress will complete a bill that authorizes the Federal Aviation Administr
04 May 2011
Panalpina Group reported double-digit growth in profit during the first quarter and said it expects air and ocean freight markets to rise 5 to 7 percent this year.
03 May 2011
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings saw its net profit fall more than two-thirds in the first quarter amid rising costs and falling military charter revenue, but the freight airline said Tuesday it still exp
03 May 2011
International air freight traffic grew 3.7 percent in March over the same month a year ago despite a decline in shipping in Asia following the Japanese
02 May 2011
Carriers and ports notched up their security programs Monday morning following the announcement that U.
02 May 2011
Qatar Airways said it expects to reach agreement in the coming weeks to acquire a 33 percent stake in the largest European all-cargo carrier Cargolux.
29 Apr 2011
Alabama and other states nearby are trying to clear away debris that hampers transportation systems and to restore power to businesses and homes, following a devastating tornado outbreak this week tha
28 Apr 2011
Japan's All Nippon Airways posted a net profit of $284.15 million in fiscal 2010, which ended on March 31, compared with a net loss of $698.78 million in the previous fiscal year.
27 Apr 2011
A federal grand jury in Chicago indicted two former Air France Cargo executives on charges of conspiring to fix international air freight rates.