Air Cargo

Air Cargo

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.
16 Sep 2011
Panalpina will lease two 747-8 freighters from U.S.-based Atlas Air to meet increasing demand for capacity in the healthcare, high-tech, automotive, and oil and gas sectors.
16 Sep 2011
Deutsche Post DHL will invest $1 billion in its domestic German parcel delivery service to keep pace with surging online shopping.
15 Sep 2011
The Senate late Thursday avoided a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday by passing a “clean” bill to extend the agency’s operations through Jan. 31, 2012.
15 Sep 2011
UPS will increase revenue 6 to 8 percent annually through 2016 and raise earnings 10 to 15 percent during that period, company executives said Thursday.
15 Sep 2011
UPS is gearing up for what it expects to be one of its strongest ever holiday peak shipping seasons, and is rolling out enhanced residential service to help consumers manage the delivery of goods more
15 Sep 2011
Personal computer sales are slowing, but portable tablet computers are flying off the shelves, and shipment fore
15 Sep 2011
Falling air freight rates are dampening demand for combined use of ocean and air transport to ship goods from Asia to Europe, says a GAC executive, as forwarders and shippers increasingly take the str
14 Sep 2011
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14 Sep 2011
The Gartner research group is scaling back its projection for personal computer shipments worldwide this year, saying the economic downturn in Europe and disappointing sales in the United States will
14 Sep 2011
Japan Airlines international cargo volume dropped for the 14th successive month in July on a year-over-year basis, plummeting 56.5 percent to 20,411 tons.
14 Sep 2011
 Japan’s All Nippon Airways said this week that its international cargo volume rose for 23 months in a row into July on a year-over-year basis.
14 Sep 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 6.8 percent less freight in August than a year ago in the latest sign of the slowdown in the global air cargo market.
14 Sep 2011
An International Longshore and Warehouse Union member was arrested on felony charges stemming from an ILWU protest at a West Coast grain terminal after a witness identified him from an obscenity-laden
13 Sep 2011
The House on Tuesday unanimously approved extending highway and aviation spending, boosting hopes Congress will avert the political brinksmanship that nearly shut down the government this summer.
13 Sep 2011
Global freight volumes declined during the first half of the year, indicating a slowing economy, according to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
13 Sep 2011
Emirates SkyCargo began a weekly Far East-Australasia service using a new 777 freighter, as Emirates Ai
12 Sep 2011
DHL Express will expand its fleet to 11 freighters with a multi-year agreement with Southern Air to operate three 777 all-cargo aircraft, allowing the German carrier to speed transit time on growing m
09 Sep 2011
Mercury Air Group said its purchase of 50 percent stake in Trans Asia Charters for an undisclosed sum will allow the companies to grow their shares in the Asia-South America charter market.
09 Sep 2011
Lufthansa Cargo carried 3.6 percent less freight in August than a year ago, confirming the downturn in the global market that cut traffic at its
08 Sep 2011
The Drewry Air Freight Price Index for rates out of Asia fell 9.3 percent in July from the month before to its lowest level since February as the market felt the impact of weak demand and plentiful c
08 Sep 2011
Candidates for top office in the Teamsters union battled over the fate of multiemployer pension plans, jobs and organizing and concessions to employers Sept.
08 Sep 2011
The terrorists attacks of September 11 forced the U.S. government to take a closer look at not only the security risks facing their airspace, but at its ports, railroads and highways as well.
08 Sep 2011
Lufthansa Cargo Charter boosted its presence in North America by signing an agreement with Airline Network Services, a U.S.-based general sales agent, to cover the Canadian market.
08 Sep 2011
FedEx is mulling buying up to 50 widebody freighters from Boeing and Airbus to update its aging fleet, according to a report by Bloomberg.
07 Sep 2011
China will need 5,000 new commercial planes valued at $600 billion by 2030 as the country becomes the second-largest aircraft market after the U.S., aircraft manufacturer Boeing said Wednesday.
07 Sep 2011
Wall Street research firm Wolfe Trahan Group is reducing its estimates for transportation earnings per share as economic headwinds gain strength.
07 Sep 2011
The July figures from the Labor Department included 551,000 job openings in trade, transportation and utilities industries, a 33 percent increase from a year ago.
07 Sep 2011
Air France-KLM’s cargo traffic fell 0.2 percent in August, as gains on Americas services were outweighed by lower volume on Asia-Pacific routes.
06 Sep 2011
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06 Sep 2011
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06 Sep 2011
The Cass Freight Index for U.S. shipments grew 4.4 percent in August over the same month a year ago, the smallest gain in a year-and-a-half and a sign of fragile demand in the American economy.
06 Sep 2011
Air France-KLM is launching a new round of cost cuts, including a hiring freeze and deeper capacity reductions, as the European airline group moves to preserve profitability amid deteriorating conditi
06 Sep 2011
Air cargo is losing market share to container shipping as high air rates and falling ocean freight rates widen the price gap between the two transport modes, said International Air Transportation Asso
05 Sep 2011
FedEx Express, in a significant expansion of its Asia operations, opened its largest express facility in China.
05 Sep 2011
Kuehne + Nagel will acquire J. van de Put Fresh Cargo Handling of Amsterdam, a Dutch handling agent for perishable goods.