Air Cargo

The Journal of Commerce’s air cargo news covers the movement of air cargo, including air cargo shipping, air cargo carriers, air freight forwarders, air freight, air shipments, cargo airports and cargo news. It also tracks air cargo trends, air freight news, shifting of cargo between air and ocean, airports and airfreight delays and congestion.

The latest Air Cargo News & Analysis

IATA: US to Stay Top Air Freight Market

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Luxembourg to Buy Back Cargolux Stake

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Air France-KLM Freight Slumps Again

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IAG’s Cargo Volume Declined 1.7 Percent in November

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International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported 525 million metric ton kilometers of cargo in November, a 1.7 percent decrease year-over-year.
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EU Threatens Legal Action Over Missed 'Single Sky' Deadline

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IATA Seeks Value in EU Functional Airspace Blocs

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Global air traffic organization International Air Transport Association today called on the European Commission, EU member states and Europe’s air navigation service providers to ensure that functional airspace blocs are delivering valuable results.
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International Airlines Group Launches IAG Cargo Brand

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London-based International Airlines Group today launched IAG Cargo as a single commercial entity, combining the networks of Iberia Cargo, British Airways World Cargo and bmi Cargo.
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Wallenborn Announces Expansion

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Luxembourg-based overland transportation company Wallenborn Transport today announced expansion in Belgium, the Netherlands and the U.K., including the opening of new offices Amsterdam and London...
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Dubai International Airport Sees Growth

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Global Air Freight Slump Continues

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Manchester Airport Gets Nod for $160 Million Freight Complex

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DHL Express Deploys New Pricing Software

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International courier and express service company DHL EXPRESS today successfully implemented software from Open Pricer, a pricing technology and pricing intelligence business...
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Obama Signs Bill to Protect US Airlines From EU Carbon Tax

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President Obama today signed into law the bill S. 1956, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011, signifying to the European Union that the imposition of a unilateral tax scheme on the U.S. civil aviation industry will not be tolerated.
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Air Menzies Reorganizes UK Air Freight Services

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Air freight service provider Air Menzies International recently reorganized its U.K. cargo receiving and trucking operations to improve processing times for customers delivering to regional airports.
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Asian Air Cargo Slumps

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Emirates SkyCargo Expands Thai Services

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Emirates SkyCargo launched a new service to Phuket, Thailand, expanding the carrier’s weekly capacity to the country to more than 640 tons.
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Cargo Volume Dives at Singapore's Changi Airport

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Cargo volume through Singapore Changi Airport nose-dived in October, extending a disappointing year for the world’s 11th-largest cargo airport by tonnage.
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IATA Announces Successful Trials of Electronic Consignment Security Declaration

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The International Air Transport Association today announced successful trials of the Electronic Consignment Security Declaration, which meets regulatory demands for evidence that security measures have been applied to air cargo and mail.
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Milan Airport Operator Prepares $ 1.4 Billion IPO

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Qatar Airways to Sell Cargolux Stake After Strategy Row

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Hong Kong International Airport Sees Slight Growth

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DHL Offers Two New Carbon Reporting Services

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International express shipping provider DHL, part of Deutsche Post DHL, recently expanded its GOGREEN environmental services with the addition of two new carbon reporting services, Carbon Estimate and Carbon Footprint...
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IATA Urges Investment in Aviation Infrastructure for Latin America

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The International Air Transport Association urged stakeholders in the Latin American and Caribbean region to work together for safer and more efficient air transportation...
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Cathay Pacific Cargo Tonnage Rises for Second Month

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TNT Express Agrees to Sell Airline Business

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Mideast Logistics Transformation Built on Oil

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With the U.S. and Europe struggling to escape recession, and China’s stellar economy displaying signs of exhaustion, it’s tough to find a region of the world that’s thriving on the logistics front. But here’s a hint: Follow the money — the oil money, that is.
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United Flights Grounded Around US

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Portugal Shortlists Bidders for Airport Operator

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The Portuguese government has shortlisted five bidders for the privatization of its airport operator, ANA-Aeroportos de Portugal SA, after receiving proposals of up to 2.6 billion euros (about US $9.2 billion), Dow Jones Newswires reported.
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Atlas Air Worldwide Dispatchers Ratify Contract

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Outsourced aircraft and aviation operating service provider Atlas Air Worldwide announced that dispatchers of its subsidiaries, Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, have ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement...
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Royal Mail Profit Soars to $227.5 Million

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Royal Mail reported a surge in first half operating profit on strong growth in its parcels business, clearing the way for the privatization of the state-owned postal group.
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AMR Cargo Traffic Down 7.6 Percent in October

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AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines, recently reported a 7.6 percent year-over-year decline in system cargo ton miles for the month of October, at 141,532, down from 153,199 ton miles in the same month last year.
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International Cargo Volumes Soar for ANA, JAL

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Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume grew for the eighth consecutive month in September on a year-on-year basis.
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Cosco, China Cargo Airlines Look to Sell Stake in Air Cargo Handler

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Cosco and China Cargo Airlines are trying to sell their combined 30.7 percent stake in Shanghai Eastern Logistics, according to various reports in China.
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Lufthansa Cargo Slumps

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Emirates’ Profit Rises 68 Percent to $575 Million

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Air Transport Services Group’s Profit Surges $16.2 Million

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Air cargo transportation company Air Transport Services Group recently reported profit in the third quarter was $11.4 million, increasing $16.2 million from last year’s net loss of $4.8 million.
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Air France-KLM Cargo Down on Shrinking Freighter Operations

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IATA Pushes Infrastructure Development in Asia

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The International Air Transport Association urged aviation leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to focus on airport and air traffic management infrastructure to meet the region’s growing demand for connectivity.
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Iberia to Cut 4,500 Jobs

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International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways, said it plans to cut 4,500 jobs at Iberia to ensure the survival of its Spanish subsidiary and boost the merged carrier’s profitability.
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UPS to Defend $6.8 Billion Takeover of TNT Express

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