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.
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.
15 Feb 2011
FedEx is forecasting its earnings in the fiscal quarter ending this month will come up to 40 percent below earlier projections because of the severe impact
14 Feb 2011
Fourth quarter and full year profit soared at Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, fueled by strong air freight demand and tight wide-body, long-haul freighter capacity.
11 Feb 2011
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings executive Michael Steen will replace Ulrich Ogiermann as chairman of The International Air Cargo Association, the worldwide group announced.
11 Feb 2011
Germany's largest airports, Frankfurt and Munich, broke cargo records in January and expect significant growth in 2011.
10 Feb 2011
Lufthansa Cargo boosted freight traffic 17.5 percent in January from a year ago.
10 Feb 2011
Air France-KLM's cargo unit swung to an $81.6 million operating profit in the final three months of 2010 from a $39.5 million loss a year ago, extending a year-long recovery that has been driven by sh
09 Feb 2011
The U.S. Postal Service lost $329 million in its last quarter and expects to run out of cash by the end of its fiscal year Sept. 30.
08 Feb 2011
DHL’s Angelos Orfanos discusses life sciences and health care supply chains.
08 Feb 2011
Toll Global Forwarding Americas relocated their corporate headquarters to Springfield Gardens, N.Y. and opened branch offices in Philadelphia and Atlanta.
08 Feb 2011
Freight tonnage at New York’s John F.
08 Feb 2011
Kintetsu World Express, Japan's second-largest international forwarder, said its net profit surged 103.4 percent in the nine months ending Dec. 31 from a year earlier to $79.6 million.
06 Feb 2011
Active CC Boxes has opened a depot Frankfurt, Germany, to handle its Kodiak™ reusable shipping containers, cutting repositioning costs for shippers and the company.
04 Feb 2011
Air freight prices out of Asia plunged 31.9 percent year-over-year in December to their lowest point in 15 months, according to the
03 Feb 2011
Air chartering company Chapman Freeborn said it expects increased demand for aircraft to evacuate foreign nationals from Egypt in the coming days.
03 Feb 2011
Nippon Express, Japan's largest freight forwarder, said its net profit plunged 21.9 percent in the first nine months of fiscal 2010, which started in April, from a year earlier to $123.2 million.
02 Feb 2011
TNT, the Dutch express delivery and mail company, warned severe weather, strikes and integration costs will shrink its fourth quarter 2010 operating profit by around $62 million.
02 Feb 2011
Global air cargo traffic surged by over a fifth in 2010 from the previous year, driven by a rebound in international trade, the International Air Transportation Association said.