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.
13 Dec 2010
Hong Kong International Airport set a monthly record for cargo tonnage in October, beating the previous high set three years ago and regaining growth momentum heading into the peak air freight shippin
10 Dec 2010
Freight airline Florida West International Airlines and three cargo executives face charges they conspired to fix prices on shipments from Colombia to the United States, including peak season surcharg
10 Dec 2010
Frankfurt airport's cargo traffic rose 5.2 percent in November from a year ago to hit an all time high for the month of 198,333 metric tons.
10 Dec 2010
International air cargo prices jumped 6.2 percent in October from the month before, recovering from a five-month swoon and reaching the highest point since June, according to the latest Drewry air fre
09 Dec 2010
Two American cargo pilots are under arrest and charged with trying to smuggle some 300 pounds of cocaine U.S. And Dominican drug agents found hidden on their small freight aircraft.
09 Dec 2010
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met Dec. 8 with officials from major air cargo firms and the U.S.
09 Dec 2010
Lufthansa boosted freight traffic in November 18.2 percent from a year ago, triple the growth of its closest European air cargo rival Air France-KLM.
09 Dec 2010
United Parcel Service is targeting small and medium-sized European acquisitions rather than big ticket deals, the U.S. parcel delivery firm's chief financial officer said.
08 Dec 2010
The attempted attacks on two airliners in October gave new impetus to U.S.
08 Dec 2010
DHL launched two direct routes from Paris and Frankfurt to its U.S. hub in Cincinnati in a major expansion of its trans-Atlantic express services.
08 Dec 2010
Air France-KLM's cargo traffic rose 6.1 percent in November from a year ago, driven by strong growth in services to the Americas.
07 Dec 2010
Qantas Freight will add a 767-300 freighter on its Tasman route, expanding capacity 40 percent on the regional service. 
07 Dec 2010
Moving to shore up security after this fall's failed bombing attempt in the Middle East, UPS said Tuesday it will require customers using retail outlets around the world to show a government-issued ID
06 Dec 2010
Lufthansa Cargo plans to serve Manaus, Brazil, starting Jan. 21, 2011, pending regulatory approval.
03 Dec 2010
Shipping and aviation were high on the agenda of the United Nations climate change conference in Cancun as environment ministers, policymakers and regulators from around the world invaded the Mexican
02 Dec 2010
The International Civil Aviation Organization within the next few weeks will propose air cargo security guidelines that closely reflect existing Transportation Security Administration guidelines.
02 Dec 2010
UTi Worldwide profit surged 47 percent in the third quarter, primarily as a result of strong air freight growth, but the forwarder forecasts a slowdown in the fourth quarter.
02 Dec 2010
TNT said Thursday it plans to sell its air express business, completing the breakup of one of the world’s largest transportation companies in a move that could shake up the competition in the ve
01 Dec 2010
Aramex launched a sea-air route from China to Europe, using Vancouver, B.C., as a transit hub.
01 Dec 2010
South Korea ordered two Japanese air carriers to pay a total of about $4.8 million in fines for violating South Korea's anti-trust law in their international cargo operations.
01 Dec 2010
European transport commissioner Siim Kallas on Thursday will ask transport ministers from the EU's 27 member states to consider proposals to tighten air cargo security, including stricter conditions o
01 Dec 2010
The Port of Seattle Commission authorized the 2011 budget that includes nearly $500 million in capital projects.
30 Nov 2010
Financial industry lobbyist Nicholas E. Calio will replace James C. May as president and CEO of the Air Transportation Association, the group representing the airline industry in Washington.
30 Nov 2010
Singapore Airlines Cargo agreed to plead guilty to a charge of fixing air cargo rates on shipments to and from the U.S. between 2002 and 2006, the U.S. Department of Justice said Nov. 30.
30 Nov 2010
The Senate Tuesday morning passed by a 73-25 vote a bill that would give the Food and Drug Administration added authority to keep contaminated food out of the food chain.
30 Nov 2010
Lufthansa Cargo said it needs six more freighters with the capacity of an MD-11 by 2015 to keep pace with rising global cargo demand.
30 Nov 2010
The Tokyo District Court Nov. 30 approved a state-backed rehabilitation plan for bankrupt Japan Airlines.
29 Nov 2010
British Airways and Iberia shareholders Nov. 29 approved a $9 billion merger creating one of the world's biggest airlines with a cargo business of a million tons a year.
29 Nov 2010
An IL-76 cargo plane crashed early Sunday morning near Karachi, Pakistan, killing at least 11 people and igniting a blaze in a military housing area.
29 Nov 2010
In the increasingly contentious world of airline security, one thing on which everyone agrees is that the mandatory deadlines air carriers must meet in filing air cargo manifests isn’t working.
26 Nov 2010
Global air freight increased 14.4 percent in October from a year ago and got a peak season shipping boost with the first month-on-month increase since May, the International Air Transport Association
25 Nov 2010
In a manag;ement change at the top of one of Europe’s largest airlines, Lufthansa German Airlines’ board elected Lufthansa Cargo chief Carsten Spohr chief executive of the overall airline
23 Nov 2010
The Federal Aviation Administration is asking for $838,250 in civil penalties from two shippers and an aviation maintenance company for violating aircraft hazardous cargo and safety rules.
23 Nov 2010
India’s Union Ministry of Environment gave the state authority final clearance to build the long-awaited Navi Mumbai airport project, about 20 kilometers from the city.
23 Nov 2010
Deutsche Post said it will target investment at its DHL express and logistics business in the next five years as its mail unit faces stagnant earnings.