Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

16 Oct 2020
Limited air cargo capacity is colliding with strengthening demand, as technology product launches compete for space with general cargo and medical equipment.
03 Nov 2010
Strong demand that led to a record operating margin pushed Expeditors International of Washington to a $96.1 million net profit in the third quarter, 66 percent better than the same quarter a year ago
03 Nov 2010
FedEx will buy India package and freight delivery specialist AFL and its affiliate company Unifreight India, sharply stepping up the company’s investment in one of the world’s fastest growing economie
03 Nov 2010
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing, showing strong confidence in air freight demand after the longest downturn in the industry’s history, says world air cargo traffic will return to its 2007 peak by the end
02 Nov 2010
The U.S. Postal Service announced a 3.6 percent overall price increase for all shipping services starting in January.
02 Nov 2010
The Netherlands joined the United States, United Kingdom and other countries on Tuesday in suspending mail and cargo shipments from Yemen.
02 Nov 2010
Ferrovial, the Spanish construction group that owns London Heathrow airport, agreed to sell Swissport International, the world's largest air cargo ground services company, to a French leveraged buyout
02 Nov 2010
The International Air Transportation Association on Tuesday warned that governments should not take rash actions to address aviation security following the
02 Nov 2010
All Nippon Airways will pay $83.4 million to the U.S. government and certain freight forwarders to settle charges the Japanese airline took part in a global price-fixing conspiracy.
02 Nov 2010
Emirates Sky Cargo, the freight unit of Dubai-based airline Emirates, boosted first half revenue 48.4 percent from a year ago to $1.2 billion.
01 Nov 2010
UPS announced a 4.9 percent rate hike in January for domestic ground packages and air express shipments in the U.S., the company said Monday.
01 Nov 2010
The UK banned unaccompanied freight from Somalia, extending after Nov.
01 Nov 2010
TNT, the Dutch global express and postal group, reported third quarter earnings fell 24 percent from a year ago on lower mail earnings, higher costs and pricing pressures.
01 Nov 2010
The Transportation Security Administration deployed a team of inspectors this week to Yemen to help in the screening of outgoing cargo on passenger and cargo airlines.
01 Nov 2010
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01 Nov 2010
British freight forwarders and transport companies warned against a knee jerk reaction to the discovery of
01 Nov 2010
The Obama administration's top counter-terrorism official says authorities want to look more closely at the September crash of a UPS freighter in Dubai, although investigators in the Middle East say i
01 Nov 2010
Japanese forwarder Yusen Logistics said its net profit surged 756.4 percent in the six months ending Sept. 30 from a year earlier to $26.4 million as economic recovery in Asia outpaced sluggish U.S.
01 Nov 2010
LONDON — Japan Airlines completed its withdrawal from the freighter business last month, and probably not a moment too soon for the rest of the world’s airlines.
31 Oct 2010
The U.S. Postal Service suspended service for mail coming out of Yemen this weekend as new details emerged about the movement of explosives in packages bound for the United States.
29 Oct 2010
President Obama comments on the two suspicious packages, originating in Yemen, found on cargo flights to the United States.
29 Oct 2010
Law enforcement officials acting on what President Obama called "a credible terror threat," found package shipments with suspected explosives in air cargo networks bound for the United State
29 Oct 2010
UPS and FedEx Express stopped taking all shipments out of Yemen on Friday after a terror alert that turned up suspicious packages in the United Kingdom and Dubai. 
29 Oct 2010
The British government on Friday suspended all direct flights between the United Kingdom and Yemen following the discovery of packages which apparently held explosives and originated in the Middle Eas
29 Oct 2010
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29 Oct 2010
The JOC Week in Review for October 29 gives you the highlights of top news stories from this week, and also a preview of the Nov. 1 edition of the Journal of Commerce.
29 Oct 2010
A federal grand jury indicted Ulrich Ogiermann, the president and CEO of Cargolux Airlines International, and his top deputy on criminal charges of conspiring to fix air cargo prices, the U.S.
29 Oct 2010
Soaring cargo demand helped Japan’s All Nippon Airways earn net profit of $162.96 million in the first half of fiscal 2010, the six months to Sept.
29 Oct 2010
British Airways swung to its first profit in two years in first half of its fiscal year, helped by a 39.4 percent gain in cargo revenue that was driven by a strong upturn in freight pricing.
28 Oct 2010
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28 Oct 2010
FedEx Express inaugurated a new solar powered Central and Eastern Europe hub at Cologne Bonn Airport.
28 Oct 2010
Germany's Lufthansa forecast an operating profit of more than $1.1 billion in 2010 compared with $180 million in 2009, driven by a strong rebound in cargo and long haul passenger traffic as well as co
26 Oct 2010
Global air freight traffic grew at the slowest rate in nearly a year in September, expanding 14.8 percent over last year but also falling 2.1 percent from the month before.
26 Oct 2010
Germany’s DVB Bank says a new agreement with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China to finance the lease of aircraft for Chinese and other international carriers is a milestone for the financial
26 Oct 2010
TNT Express said Tuesday it is launching a direct scheduled 747 service between Chongqing, a fast-growing high-tech manufacturing center in Western China, and Europe, through TNT’s Liege hub.
26 Oct 2010
U.S. Postmaster General John E.