Air Cargo

Air Cargo

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.
06 Feb 2017
Japan’s largest freight forwarder managed to increase profit despite weak and falling revenue.
06 Feb 2017
The global air cargo market grew to a five-year high in 2016 but is facing threats.
03 Feb 2017
Central American producers to expand their markets by extending the shelf lives of perishable shipments.
26 Jan 2017
Europe’s cargo airports are outperforming its ocean container ports.
24 Jan 2017
Cathay Pacific has relocated its cargo-handling operations in Frankfurt to Lufthansa Cargo’s terminal at Europe’s biggest air freight hub.
18 Jan 2017
The peak season fourth quarter saw a sharp increase in air cargo volumes that improved the full-year performance of Hong Kong and Shanghai terminals.
10 Jan 2017
The modal shift to air cargo following the collapse of South Korean container line Hanjin Shipping may have contributed to the increased demand.
04 Jan 2017
It has been a long time since the air cargo industry had a peak season to remember for the right reasons, but a solid end to 2016 has done the trick.
04 Jan 2017
Heavy-lift cargo airlines Antonov and Volga-Dnepr have gone their separate ways.
02 Jan 2017
Air freight divisions at Asian airlines are trapped in an impossible situation.
07 Dec 2016
Global air cargo traffic grew at the fastest rate in 18 months in October, driven by several one-off factors, including the collapse of Hanjin Shipping.
23 Nov 2016
Industry insiders say that although the work stoppage hasn’t roiled holiday shipments, it has frustrated Amazon’s trademark fulfillment process and should be an early warning for the retailer, which is expected to move a record number of shipments this holiday season.
23 Nov 2016
A Cathay Pacific flight was forced to land in the Russian city of Novosibirsk after a fire alarm indicated a fire in the cargo hold.
17 Nov 2016
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has notched up its 13th record year of growth with two months to go.
17 Nov 2016
Airlines in Asia take a dim view of the anti-free trade rhetoric that has emerged from the United States.
16 Nov 2016
Cargo volumes have been robust out of Asia in the last two months, with carriers and airports reporting decent increases.
14 Nov 2016
Shanghai's Pactl breaks October cargo record and expects to have its biggest year yet.
07 Nov 2016
Air Canada Cargo will start an all-cargo service between Toronto and Frankfurt.
07 Nov 2016
Net profit at Nippon Express Co., Japan’s biggest international freight forwarder, surged in the first half of fiscal 2016 despite a revenue decline.
03 Nov 2016
Global air cargo traffic in September rose at the fastest rate since the industry benefited from the disruption caused by the US West Coast ports strike in February 2015.
03 Nov 2016
Air France-KLM Cargo’s third-quarter operating loss soared by almost one-fifth from a year ago as it scrambled to downsize its unprofitable freighter operations.
02 Nov 2016
Lufthansa Cargo on Wednesday posted its sixth consecutive quarterly loss, but it sees a brighter future ahead.
01 Nov 2016
The air cargo industry is showing signs of recovering from a tough year with demand rising and higher hopes of a solid peak season.
28 Oct 2016
International Airlines Group posted a further steep decline in freight traffic and lower revenue in the third quarter.
27 Oct 2016
As e-commerce volumes rise, UPS is adding more capacity.
26 Oct 2016
Plunging truckload rates proved a dead weight on profits at C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the third quarter.
25 Oct 2016
The decision ends decades of indecision that has been condemned by UK business leaders, shippers, and freight forwarders.
15 Oct 2016
The world’s largest trading center for plants and flowers is experimenting with refrigerated ocean containers.
Perishables shipped by Crowley Maritime will be able to more quickly access additional markets via a new pilot progam.
14 Oct 2016
Crowley Maritime’s customs brokerage subsidiary will participate in a pilot program at Miami International Airport for ocean-to-air transshipment of perishables.
12 Oct 2016
Shorter fulfillment cycles are pushing UPS to expand its fastest package and freight services to new countries.
05 Oct 2016
Global air cargo demand continued to show signs of strength in August.
04 Oct 2016
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting has announced its expectations for Japan's air cargo trade in fiscal year 2016.
29 Sep 2016
Regulations governing the shipment of lithium ion batteries tested by Samsung phone recall.
28 Sep 2016
Subsidies from Beijing gives air cargo hubs in China a cost structure that is hard for regional competitors such as Hong Kong to match.
26 Sep 2016
Amazon has had to pay a fine for breaching lithium ion shipment rules.