Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

30 Oct 2020
US shippers are opening contract talks early, extending existing agreements, and seeking short-term contracts to hedge against expected 2021 rate increases.
23 Jul 2012
A second consecutive month of year-over-year growth in June saw Hong Kong International Airport stabilize first-half cargo throughput.
23 Jul 2012
Hong Kong and southern China face port and airport disruption today and Tuesday as typhoon Vicente hits land.
20 Jul 2012
Forward Air profit in the second quarter jumped 23.2 percent year-over-year to $24.4 million, as airport-to-airport volume rose 5.4 percent in the same period.
20 Jul 2012
DHL has launched a new direct twice-weekly express flight from the U.S. to Australia.
20 Jul 2012
Korean Air said the global cargo slowdown is a major contributing factor as it booked a loss in the second quarter.
17 Jul 2012
The ailing U.S. Postal Service could save roughly $100 million annually by shifting more mail shipments from the highways to the rails, according to a report by its inspector general.
17 Jul 2012
Hong Kong’s competitive position in high-tech logistics markets will get a major boost when new infrastructure linked to factories in neighboring South China and Macao is completed, DHL Supply C
16 Jul 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw month-on-month cargo volume hold steady in June, but throughput was still slower than a year earlier.
13 Jul 2012
Freight volumes at Asia-Pacific airports grew in May for the second consecutive month, latest figures from Airports Council International show.
13 Jul 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. said its international cargo volume grew for the fourth consecutive month in May on a year-over-year basis, rising 7.1 percent to 43,591 tons.
12 Jul 2012
DHL Express opened its largest hub in Asia today (July 12), the latest step in the logistics major’s massive roll-out of new capacity across Asia’s key freight markets.
11 Jul 2012
DHL will look to smaller “bolt-on” acquisitions rather than major takeovers to speed growth in the years ahead, according to Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL.
11 Jul 2012
Global semiconductor sales in May rose 1.4 percent from the prior month, giving the struggling air cargo industry, which typically ships the foundation technology, a slight boost in the arm.
10 Jul 2012
Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo carried 4.6 percent less freight in June than a year ago as it slashed capacity in line with weakening demand on its key Americas and Asia-Pacific routes.
10 Jul 2012
Japan's containerized cargo trade will rise 3.2 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2012, which started on April 1, to 12.865 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a
09 Jul 2012
Total U.S. freight tonnage will grow 21 percent by 2023, as freight revenue rises 59 percent, the American Trucking Associations predicts in a new freight forecast.
09 Jul 2012
Air Menzies International is now offering all-inclusive online express import rates and bookings in the U.S. from global destinations.
09 Jul 2012
The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group has warned regulators that national, ad hoc and impractical approaches to advance electronic information systems will undermine air cargo security and increase cost
09 Jul 2012
Etihad Crystal Cargo’s traffic soared 21 percent in the first half of 2012 from a year ago to a record 175,000 metric tons as the Abu Dhabi carrier expanded its all cargo-fleet and freighter net
06 Jul 2012
Transportation and warehousing lost about 2,200 jobs in June, after a 36,000 job hiring spree in May,
06 Jul 2012
Kuehne + Nagel is acquiring the business contracts of Canada’s Perishables International Transportation in the latest expansion of Swiss logistics giant’s global fresh and frozen foods net
05 Jul 2012
Trucking operator Saia didn’t have to look far for a logistics company to buy — Robart Transportation
03 Jul 2012
Airbus will start assembling narrow-body A320 aircraft at its first U.S.
02 Jul 2012
UPS Freight will raise its less-than-truckload tariff pricing 5.9 percent on average July 16, joining other LTL carriers with general rate increases this summer.
02 Jul 2012
FedEx plans to buy 19 Boeing 767-300 aircraft, as the parcel giant speeds up its fleet upgrades to offset volatile fuel costs.
02 Jul 2012
International air cargo traffic dipped 2.2 percent in May from a year ago and contracted 0.4 percent from April in line with deteriorating global economic conditions, the International Air Transport A
02 Jul 2012
You’d be hard pressed to find stronger evidence of the shift of freight transportation from air to sea than when FedEx, operator of the world’s largest air cargo fleet, points it out.
02 Jul 2012
Team Worldwide is struggling with visibility this summer.
29 Jun 2012
FedEx and UPS could begin domestic delivery in China if the government grants the parcel giants the go-ahead to enter the multibillion and burgeoning market.
28 Jun 2012
Texas-based air cargo company Martinaire Aviation could receive a six-figure fine after being accused of noncompliance with hazardous cargo regulations.
28 Jun 2012
Airbus is weighing plans to build its first U.S. assembly plant in Alabama as the European aircraft manufacturer ratchets up its challenge to Boeing in its domestic market.
27 Jun 2012
There is growing evidence the air cargo industry is heading for a state of overcapacity that threatens to ground more all-cargo carriers and pull down rates further.
27 Jun 2012
Hong Kong International Airport saw profits and revenue both reach record highs in the year ended March 31 despite bearish cargo throughput.
25 Jun 2012
Leading forwarders say sea-air volumes remain stable despite the double dose of fuel surcharges levied on users.
25 Jun 2012
Singapore Airlines Cargo and China Cargo Airlines have signed an agreement to operate joint freighter services between Singapore and Shanghai.