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.
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.
22 Nov 2010
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20 Nov 2010
North America airport cargo traffic in 2009, including both domestic and international, declined 10.7 percent year-over-year in 2009.
19 Nov 2010
UPS agreed to sell its UPS Logistics Technologies unit to private equity firm Thoma Bravo.
19 Nov 2010
Full screening of all packages on all-cargo aircraft as proposed in Congress would be impractical and highly difficult to implement, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said in an interview w
19 Nov 2010
Air cargo trucker Towne Air Freight acquired HBI Freight, one of the largest full-service air cargo and home delivery trucking companies on the eastern seaboard.
18 Nov 2010
A London court handed British Airways a key victory Thursday in a civil suit against the airline over cargo price fixing, ruling the case cannot go forward as the UK equivalent of a class action lawsu
18 Nov 2010
Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., introduced legislation Tuesday that would require 100 percent screening of cargo aboard all-cargo aircraft.
18 Nov 2010
Air France-KLM booked a profit on cargo operations for the second successive quarter as revenue soared almost 38 percent above a year ago.
17 Nov 2010
Air France-KLM, Europe's largest airline, swung to a $778 million operating profit in the fiscal second quarter from a $63.5 million loss a year ago on a strong recovery in cargo and passenger revenue
17 Nov 2010
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17 Nov 2010
Senior Department of Homeland Security officials on Tuesday broadly hinted that changes are coming for U.S. Customs and Border Protection's advance cargo manifest rules for air cargo.
16 Nov 2010
UPS and FedEx, the two biggest U.S.-based express carriers, announced what they expect to be the busiest shipping days of the holiday season.
16 Nov 2010
All Nippon Airways increased its international cargo volume 32.6 percent from last year to 42,007 tons in September, the 13th consecutive month of growth.
15 Nov 2010
When suspected al Qaeda terrorists attempted to use the global air cargo network to deliver explosive devices from Yemen last month, the Middle East’s reputation as the world’s terror capi
12 Nov 2010
The U.S. Postal Service lost $8.5 billion in its fiscal year ended Sept.
12 Nov 2010
DHL announced a major expansion of its Asia-Pacific service logistics business in May, including a doubling of its footprint in India and China, expansions in Singapore and Japan, and a $70 million in
11 Nov 2010
Ulrich Ogiermann, facing charges that he took part in a global air cargo price-fixing conspiracy, stepped down Thursday as president and chief executive of freight airline Cargolux and was replaced by
11 Nov 2010
Lufthansa carried 18.3 percent more cargo in October than a year ago.
10 Nov 2010
California's ocean and air cargo exports increased by double digits in September compared to the same month last year, marking the 11th consecutive year-over-year monthly increase in the state's expor
10 Nov 2010
The bomb discovered on a UPS plane at a UK airport last month was timed to detonate over the easter
10 Nov 2010
Frankfurt airport boosted cargo traffic 15.8 percent from a year ago to an all time monthly high as freight outpaced passenger growth at Europe's largest air cargo hub.
10 Nov 2010
Kintetsu World Express, Japan's second-largest forwarder, earned net profit of $48.84 million in the six months to Sept. 30, more than double its profit in the year earlier period.
09 Nov 2010
The European Union Nov. 9 fined 11 airlines $1.1 billion for their role in a global cartel that colluded to fix air cargo rates.
09 Nov 2010
A company that develops explosive-detection equipment for the military is expanding into the cargo world with technology that can sniff out bombs.
09 Nov 2010
Cargolux, the Luxembourg-based all-cargo airline Nov. 9 said the European Union fined the carrier $112 million for participating in an illegal air cargo cartel.