Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News and analysis of air cargo shipping and transportation companies.

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.
09 Jun 2017
As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
08 Jun 2017
The lack of equipment needed to screen cargo at the country’s busiest port of Chittagong is likely to compound already extensive congestion there.
06 Jun 2017
AirBridgeCargo Airlines continued to outpace its European rivals with traffic soaring 17 percent in the first quarter as it increased its freighter fleet and expanded its global network.
02 Jun 2017
All regions, expect Latin America, reported higher traffic.
01 Jun 2017
Two freight forwarding industry surveys show that forwarders predict a strong east-west peak season and believe digitalization is inevitable.
26 May 2017
China's growing courier business will have greater access to US markets after a joint venture was agreed between global giant UPS and China market leader SF Express.
25 May 2017
The strong growth in air cargo volumes out of Asia has continued through April, driven by international demand.
22 May 2017
Nippon Express wants to capitalize on the growing demand for such services.
18 May 2017
The decision will facilitate infrastructure investment.
10 May 2017
Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo have signed a memorandum of understanding for an operational partnership in the latest tie-up between carriers in the challenging air transport market.
08 May 2017
Cargo with Asia-Pacific origins in March helped lift global air cargo markets to their highest levels since 2010.
05 May 2017
Traffic on the Europe-Asia Pacific routes surged 34 percent in the quarter driven partly by “sea freight restraints.”
04 May 2017
Capacity was trimmed by 1.1 percent during the quarter.
03 May 2017
The strong March performance resulted in first-quarter traffic growing nearly 11 percent year-over-year.
27 Apr 2017
Traffic measured in revenue cargo tonne kilometers grew 6.3 percent.
27 Apr 2017
Cargolux posted a sharply reduced profit and lower revenue in 2016.
27 Apr 2017
Japan’s international air cargo trade will rise for the second successive year.
26 Apr 2017
March was a good month for the Asian air cargo industry, with the recovering markets accelerating further on rising regional import-export activity.
21 Apr 2017
Japan’s logistics companies are increasingly turning to India as the Chinese economy is losing steam and the Japanese economy expands only moderately.
20 Apr 2017
The partnership was struck after more than a year of negotiations.
18 Apr 2017
European airlines accounted for half of the increase in global air cargo traffic to a five-year high in 2016.
11 Apr 2017
Forward Air has expanded its US Midwest-focused drayage footprint to the Southeast.
23 Mar 2017
Freight volumes have surged 23 percent in the first two months of 2017.
23 Mar 2017
BCOs are looking to air freight as an alternative to shipping cargo from North Europe to Asia as ocean space remains tight.
17 Mar 2017
The first quarter for Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific is looking good, at least from a cargo perspective, following strong air freight growth in January and February.
17 Mar 2017
“Working together in a cartel ... does not fly with the Commission.”
16 Mar 2017
Lufthansa Cargo sank into the red in 2016.
15 Mar 2017
Fierce competition and overcapacity in 2016 led to Cathay Pacific recording its worst annual result in eight years.
14 Mar 2017
The fines could total $850 million.
14 Mar 2017
Air cargo needs to modernize and improve its service levels to meet customer expectations, according to IATA's chief executive.
08 Mar 2017
UPS has not said whether it will seek damages following the ruling.
06 Mar 2017
The global air cargo rally continued into 2017.
02 Mar 2017
Panalpina faced a very challenging year in 2016.
24 Feb 2017
The competitive trading environment of 2015 continued into 2016.
07 Feb 2017
The increase will be the second consecutive year of growth.