Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

23 Sep 2020
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine out to the furthest reaches of the world is going to require an immense effort from the air cargo supply chain, says IATA’s outgoing head of cargo Glyn Hughes, but it will be under his successor’s watch.
16 Mar 2011
Package delivery giant UPS is elevating the role of environmental sustainability within its operations by creating the post of chief sustainability officer.
16 Mar 2011
TNT Global Express confirmed reports its Italian parcel delivery unit has been targeted by a mafia organization.
16 Mar 2011
FedEx Express is restoring its flights to Tokyo and other parcel carriers are resuming delivery operations across most of Japan even as several airlines suspended service to Tokyo because of risks fro
15 Mar 2011
Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines and Taiwan's EVA Air began bringing rescue workers into areas of Japan devastated by the earthquake and tsunami a
15 Mar 2011
The Coast Guard is seeking comment on a proposal for the voluntary use of equipment to read Transportation Worker Identification Credentials.
15 Mar 2011
Frankfurt airport boosted freight traffic 4.3 percent in February from a year ago to an all time high for the month of 170,564 metric tons.
14 Mar 2011
The air cargo industry is trying to sort out a new security directive from the Transportation Security Administration that effectively increases the level of surveillance on high-risk international sh
14 Mar 2011
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14 Mar 2011
Japanese ports and airports suffered minor damage in the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the northeastern par
14 Mar 2011
Canada’s two largest airports base their infrastructure development strategy on the theory that efficient, cargo-friendly airports will lead the country to trade prosperity, and Asia will be the
11 Mar 2011
The massive earthquake that struck Japan on Friday closed all ports and airports there, and coastal regions across the entire Pacific Ocean were blanketed with tsunami warnings and bracing for the imp
11 Mar 2011
Lufthansa Cargo increased freight traffic 25.2 percent in February from a year ago.
10 Mar 2011
All Nippon Airways said its international cargo volume rose for the 17th consecutive month in January, increasing 15.8 percent to 40,733 tons.
10 Mar 2011
Deutsche Post DHL boosted earnings 50 percent in 2010 from a year ago as the global economic recovery drove strong volume growth and higher freight rates in ocean container, air cargo and express mark
09 Mar 2011
Lufthansa said it made a $1.5 billion net profit in 2010 compared with a year-earlier loss of $47 million, bolstered by a one-off tax gain of $556 million and record operating profit for Lufthansa Car
09 Mar 2011
Panalpina boosted 2010 net revenue 20 percent from the previous year to $7.7 billion, driven by double digit growth in ocean container and air freight traffic.
04 Mar 2011
Contract cargo airline Air Transport Services Group saw its net profit grow 15.6 percent in 2010 over the year before to $39.9 million despite a steep decline in revenue from lost business with DHL.
03 Mar 2011
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03 Mar 2011
Lufthansa Cargo is significantly expanding its freighter network with the launch of new services to China, the U.S., Spain, India and Pakistan.
02 Mar 2011
The International Air Transport Association March 2 cut its estimate of global airline profit in 2011 as surging oil prices driven by turmoil in the Middle East outweigh the impact of rising traffic.
02 Mar 2011
Freight traffic for European airlines grew 8.2 percent in 2010 in a tepid recovery following two years of decline, according to the Association of European Airlines.
01 Mar 2011
The Justice Department is investigating possible anticompetitive behavior in the time-sensitive parcel market, a department spokeswoman confirmed today.
28 Feb 2011
Global air freight traffic increased 9.1 percent in January from a year ago, driven by a surge in North America, to outpace growth in the previous two months, the International Air Transport Associati
25 Feb 2011
French logistics operator Geodis turned a $48.3 million operating profit in 2010, recovering from a loss the year before on a strong rebound in freight forwarding business.
25 Feb 2011
The U.S. Postal Service is seeking freedom to price its parcel services outside existing rate regulation, saying it needs the flexibility to operate in "a highly competitive marketplace."
25 Feb 2011
International Consolidated Airlines Group, formed from the merger of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, boosted cargo revenue more than 28 percent above the combined figure for the partners in fourth
22 Feb 2011
Expeditors International of Washington boosted its net profit 40 percent in the fourth quarter to $96.5 million, capping a strong recovery year that saw the forwarder improve its operating profit 42 p
22 Feb 2011
BAA, the owner of London's Heathrow and Stansted airports, sharply narrowed 2010 losses from the previous year as cargo surged.
21 Feb 2011
TNT reported Monday its net profit grew 21.5 percent in 2010 to $480 million but Europe’s second largest post and express delivery company saw earnings pull back in the fourth quarter as the com
18 Feb 2011
The Postal Regulatory Commission notified the U.S. Postal Service that price increases announced Jan. 13 satisfy the requirements of the law and will take effect April 17.
18 Feb 2011
Hong Kong International Airport formally overtook Memphis as the world’s busiest cargo airport in 2010 with release of the full-year figures for the airports.
18 Feb 2011
DHL Express received a multi-site quality management certification from the International Standards Organization for all its U.S. locations.
17 Feb 2011
Congress is taking steps to complete legislation that gives operating authority to the Federal Aviation Administration, after 18 attempts to approve the last reauthorization, which expired in 2007.
16 Feb 2011
Japan's All Nippon Airways said its international cargo volume increased for the 16th consecutive month in December on a year-on-year basis, soaring 29.3 percent to 46,349 tons.
15 Feb 2011
Forward Air nearly doubled earnings in its fourth quarter to give the airport-to-airport trucker a $32 million profit for 2010.