Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

16 Sep 2020
The acquisition of CLW Delivery gives expedited trucking operator Forward Air custom final-mile delivery services and new territory, as its LTL and final-mile businesses converge.
21 Oct 2010
Stronger global demand and daily shipping volume helped UPS boost its profit margin to 8.1 percent from 4.9 percent in the third quarter a year ago.
20 Oct 2010
Panalpina launched its dedicated 747-400 freighter service linking Luxembourg with Dubai's new international airport and with Hong Kong.
18 Oct 2010
While a small number of air forwarding customers remain concerned about the Transportation Security Administration's 100 percent screening rule, most seem to be adapting, according to a new survey by
18 Oct 2010
A UPS humanitarian mission funded by the UPS Foundation paid dividends last week.
18 Oct 2010
Turkish Airlines is taking delivery of two new A330-200 freighters and four 777-300 extended-range aircraft by the end of the year.
18 Oct 2010
Kuehne + Nagel booked a record $282 million third quarter operating profit, an 18.9 percent increase on last year's $237 million profit driven by sharply higher ocean container and air freight volumes
15 Oct 2010
TNT Airways signed an agreement to lease three new 777-200 Long Ranger freighters in 2011 to operate on its long haul Europe-Asia routes.
14 Oct 2010
All Nippon Airways increased its international cargo volume for the 12th consecutive month in August, soaring 30.2 percent to 39,110 tons.
13 Oct 2010
The UK's coalition government Oct.
13 Oct 2010
Aeronautical Engineers said it will provide one 737-400SF, 11 pallet configuration, passenger-to-freighter conversion for an undisclosed customer.
12 Oct 2010
French Dockworkers Oct. 12 joined a 24-hour nationwide protest, crippling major ports as well as rail and air transport in Europe's second largest economy.
12 Oct 2010
French logistics provider SDV opened two offices in Poland and plans to open several more to handle the country’s growing market for inbound and outbound freight services.
12 Oct 2010
Frankfurt airport's cargo traffic jumped 15.4 percent in September from a year ago to an all time high for the month.
11 Oct 2010
Cargo traffic at London Heathrow grew 12.2 percent in September over the same month a year ago, but freight demand showed signs of slipping with the airport’s smallest monthly tonnage since April.
11 Oct 2010
President Obama called Monday for sweeping investment in infrastructure, putting new urgency to his pledge of more funding and jobs through a broad national plan for transportation.
11 Oct 2010
Lufthansa carried 20.5 percent more cargo in September than a year ago, easily outpacing its main European rivals Air France-KLM and British Airways as the carrier prepares to boost freighter services
11 Oct 2010
The United States Department of Transportation Oct. 6 issued an order tentatively approving an antitrust immunity application filed in February by American Airlines and Japan Airlines.
11 Oct 2010
Federal airline safety officials, moving cautiously in an area of growing concern, are warning airlines that lithium batteries can ignite in cargo compartments if the hold gets too hot.
11 Oct 2010
PRODUCE MARKETING ASSOCIATION: It is an upbeat time. Economies are strengthening, and I think there is a great deal of optimism in the market.
11 Oct 2010
Senior air cargo executives have identified pharmaceuticals, perishables and temperature-controlled cargoes as a niche where they can add value and turn a realistic profit.
11 Oct 2010
In WTO Rulings, It’s China, 2; US, 0
11 Oct 2010
Whoever YRC Worldwide picks as its next chairman will have to answer to a higher authority: the Teamsters union.
08 Oct 2010
UPS expects to hire about 50,000 temporary workers for the holiday shipping season, about the same number the parcel carrier brought on last year, company officials said Friday.
08 Oct 2010
The vast majority of U.S. freight forwarders see pricing for international ocean and air transport staying flat or growing only modestly, according to an industry survey.
08 Oct 2010
Delta Cargo joined DHL Global Forwarding's Strategic Air Cargo Security Partnership program. The airline also joined the company's Performance Scorecard system.
08 Oct 2010
Freight volume at Los Angeles International grew 13.5 percent in August over the same month a year ago, but the major trans-Pacific gateway saw strong signs that the air cargo demand recovery was wani
08 Oct 2010
Lufthansa Cargo certified London Heathrow as a premium security station following a successful audit.
07 Oct 2010
Cargo traffic at Air France-KLM grew 6 percent in September over the same month a year ago as Europe's largest airline group saw growing demand heading into the peak shipping season.
07 Oct 2010
Lufthansa Cargo will nearly double frequency to Japan with 12 flights a week beginning Nov. 1.
07 Oct 2010
China Cargo Airlines will launch regular service to Singapore Changi Airport with 12 weekly flights beginning Oct. 9.
05 Oct 2010
Etihad Crystal Cargo, a division of Etihad Airways, said it will launch a twice weekly service from its hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport to Hong Kong, China.
04 Oct 2010
Top 10 Countries, ranked in metric tons
02 Oct 2010
The U.S.
01 Oct 2010
The Drewry Air Freight price Index for shipping out of Asia inched upward 1.6 percent in August, the first growth in three months amid signs that expedited demand and supply were falling into balance
01 Oct 2010
United and Continental airlines officially closed their $3.2 billion merger on Friday, extending the consolidation of the U.S.