Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

13 Aug 2020
Rising outbreaks of the coronavirus are keeping travel restrictions in place, preventing airlines from reactivating their grounded international capacity and severely restricting available freight space.
14 Jan 2011
The Frankfurt Airport in 2010 racked up a record tonnage of cargo, which increased 21.5 percent to 2,231,348 metric tons, its parent FRA said Friday.
14 Jan 2011
Australian airline Qantas will pay $26.5 million to a group of U.S. importers to settle a lawsuit over its role in an air freight pricing cartel.
12 Jan 2011
Cargo tonnage at Memphis International Airport grew 2.3 percent in November as slowing volume for FedEx Express helped give the airport its lightest month for cargo in nine months.
12 Jan 2011
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited broke previous tonnage records in 2010 even as growth slowed in the third and fourth quarters, the company reported Wednesday.
11 Jan 2011
Cargo traffic at Hong Kong International Airport grew 7.1 percent in November over the same month the year before amid signs that capacity was growing far ahead of demand.
11 Jan 2011
World Courier opened a logistics service office in Guangzhou, the third wholly foreign-owned office in China for the cold-chain logistics specialist.
11 Jan 2011
Joe Cutrona, who led the association representing small parcel shippers for two tumultuous decades of change in the U.S. transportation world, died on Christmas Day at his home in Naples, Fla.
10 Jan 2011
Freight traffic at Los Angeles International Airport fell 2.6 percent in November, the first decline the major trans-Pacific gateway has reported in 15 months.
10 Jan 2011
Cargo traffic at the Air France-KLM airline group grew 2.1 percent in December, the slowest year-over-year growth rate since July, the European carrier said Monday.
10 Jan 2011
Apparel was at the forefront of the low-cost, outsourced manufacturing revolution, and the business of making shirts in South Asia and sweaters in Central America only got cheaper in recent decades, h
10 Jan 2011
It would be hard for the global air cargo business to grow any faster in 2011 than it did last year.
09 Jan 2011
The U.S.
07 Jan 2011
UPS named Mitch Nichols to become president of UPS Airlines as Robert L. Lekites retires from that position after 36 years with the global logistics company.
07 Jan 2011
The transportation and warehousing sector added 8,800 jobs in December, the Labor Department said, as part of a total 113,000 private industry jobs created last month.
06 Jan 2011
Air freight rates out of Asia slipped back 0.4 percent in November from the month before and took a sharp turn downward from last year, according to the Drewry Freight Price Index.
06 Jan 2011
Japanese forwarder Yusen Logistics at an extraordinary board meeting on Wednesday promoted Hiromitsu Kuramoto to president and representative director, effective April 1.
04 Jan 2011
UPS said it is opening healthcare facilities in Singapore, the Netherlands, Canada and the United States in an expansion designed to meet the evolving needs of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devi
04 Jan 2011
Cathay Pacific Airways Jan. 1 completed its switch to electronic air waybills for all shipments departing from Hong Kong.
03 Jan 2011
With a court win in hand, the carrier has freer rein to manage pricing and services across its business units
01 Jan 2011
The Semiconductor Industry Association reported December sales totaled $25.15 billion, a 3 percent sequential decline, yet 12.2 percent above December 2009.
01 Jan 2011
The U.S. Gulf Coast monthly jet fuel average spot market price in December was $2.453 per gallon, up 5.6 percent or 13 cents from November, and 24 percent or 47.4 cents higher year-over-year.
31 Dec 2010
Year-over-year percent change in monthly capacity, in available metric-ton kilometers, and traffic, in freight metric-ton kilometers, for Asia-Pacific based airlines.
31 Dec 2010
Monthly year-over-year and month-to-month percent change in Cass Freight Index for freight expenditures.Freight Expenditures
30 Dec 2010
Global air cargo growth slowed sharply in November to the lowest level of the year, but volume still matched the pre-recession levels of early 2008, International Air Transport Association said.
28 Dec 2010
Shippers in the Northeast were hit by service delays, but ocean, truck and air cargo operators said operations were returning to normal after a blizzard Sunday brought the region nearly to a
27 Dec 2010
CBS News is reporting the Transportation Security Administration is investigating allegations that Activair, an air cargo subsidiary of third-party logistics operator OHL, forwarded freight shipments
27 Dec 2010
Caterpillar Logistics Services is expanding its reach in the Middle East with a new 450,000-square-foot parts distribution center in Dubai, part of what the company says is a larger global expansion e
23 Dec 2010
Two bills that could have had significant consequences for the supply chain died quietly as the 111th Congress adjourned Wednesday.
22 Dec 2010
Nike took a hit on Wall Street on Thursday as the sporting goods and apparel maker said rising costs in transportation as well as commodities would hurt profit margins in coming months.
22 Dec 2010
Some of the world's fastest growing airlines face significantly higher costs for new planes after the U.S., the European Union, Japan and seven other countries agreed to toughen rules for government s
21 Dec 2010
Japan's All Nippon Airways and Hawaiian Airlines will launch a cargo code-sharing service between Tokyo and Honolulu on Dec.22.
21 Dec 2010
FedEx Chairman Frederick Smith, in his most upbeat assessment yet of the global economic recovery, says he expects another round of inventory restocking to drive renewed shipping demand early in 2011.
20 Dec 2010
Singapore Airlines Cargo signed an agreement Monday to acquire a stake in Shanghai-based freighter operator China Cargo Airlines, dramatically stepping up the airline’s investment in China.
20 Dec 2010
The U.S. Postal Service expects Monday Dec. 20 to be its busiest mailing day with 800 million pieces entering the system.
17 Dec 2010
AirBridgeCargo Airlines, Russia's largest scheduled cargo carrier, added a 747-400 freighter to its fleet to keep pace with "record-breaking growth."