Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

23 Sep 2020
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine out to the furthest reaches of the world is going to require an immense effort from the air cargo supply chain, says IATA’s outgoing head of cargo Glyn Hughes, but it will be under his successor’s watch.
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.
06 Feb 2017
Japan’s largest freight forwarder managed to increase profit despite weak and falling revenue.
06 Feb 2017
The global air cargo market grew to a five-year high in 2016 but is facing threats.
03 Feb 2017
Central American producers to expand their markets by extending the shelf lives of perishable shipments.
26 Jan 2017
Europe’s cargo airports are outperforming its ocean container ports.
24 Jan 2017
Cathay Pacific has relocated its cargo-handling operations in Frankfurt to Lufthansa Cargo’s terminal at Europe’s biggest air freight hub.
18 Jan 2017
The peak season fourth quarter saw a sharp increase in air cargo volumes that improved the full-year performance of Hong Kong and Shanghai terminals.
10 Jan 2017
The modal shift to air cargo following the collapse of South Korean container line Hanjin Shipping may have contributed to the increased demand.
04 Jan 2017
It has been a long time since the air cargo industry had a peak season to remember for the right reasons, but a solid end to 2016 has done the trick.
04 Jan 2017
Heavy-lift cargo airlines Antonov and Volga-Dnepr have gone their separate ways.
02 Jan 2017
Air freight divisions at Asian airlines are trapped in an impossible situation.
07 Dec 2016
Global air cargo traffic grew at the fastest rate in 18 months in October, driven by several one-off factors, including the collapse of Hanjin Shipping.
23 Nov 2016
Industry insiders say that although the work stoppage hasn’t roiled holiday shipments, it has frustrated Amazon’s trademark fulfillment process and should be an early warning for the retailer, which is expected to move a record number of shipments this holiday season.
23 Nov 2016
A Cathay Pacific flight was forced to land in the Russian city of Novosibirsk after a fire alarm indicated a fire in the cargo hold.
17 Nov 2016
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has notched up its 13th record year of growth with two months to go.
17 Nov 2016
Airlines in Asia take a dim view of the anti-free trade rhetoric that has emerged from the United States.
16 Nov 2016
Cargo volumes have been robust out of Asia in the last two months, with carriers and airports reporting decent increases.
14 Nov 2016
Shanghai's Pactl breaks October cargo record and expects to have its biggest year yet.
07 Nov 2016
Air Canada Cargo will start an all-cargo service between Toronto and Frankfurt.