Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

26 Sep 2022
Cementing access to controlled air freight capacity is behind MSC’s move to join peers CMA CGM and Maersk in launching an air cargo division.
15 Jul 2013
Lynden Air Cargo has promoted Richard Zerkel to president.
12 Jul 2013
A fire aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane caused Heathrow Airport to close both its runways Friday afternoon.
11 Jul 2013
In June, Fraport Group’s five majority-owned airports handled 205,119 metric tons of cargo, an increase of 1.9 percent from June 2012.
10 Jul 2013
The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corp., reported June cargo figures for its principal subsidiary, showing an increase to 160,427 million ton miles, up 8.0 percent from 148,601 million ton miles reported in June 2012.
10 Jul 2013
International Airlines Group reported cargo traffic of 463 million metric-ton-kilometers in June, down 8.7 percent from 507 million metric-ton-kilometers of cargo in June 2012.
10 Jul 2013
Lufthansa Cargo unveiled plans to boost its freighter network later in the year as the decline in its freight traffic fla
10 Jul 2013
Total air freight traffic worldwide slid 0.4 percent year-over-year in May, as air freight continued to maintain a sluggish pace with virtually no growth in the volume of traffic worldwide...
Hactl Air Cargo Volume. Source: Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd
09 Jul 2013
Air cargo imports handled by Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. declined sharply year-over-year in June, falling to 49.4 million kilograms from 58 million in June 2012. Overall air cargo volume fell 3.2 percent as a result, to 169.4 million kilograms.
08 Jul 2013
Fears are growing that Asia’s biggest international cargo airport could be subject to major congestion starting July 15 when new security regulations are introduced.
08 Jul 2013
Etihad Cargo expects to see strong cargo volume and revenue growth during the rest of 2013 despite the global downturn afflicting the air freight sector.
08 Jul 2013
GeoPost, a European express parcels delivery provider, has invested in DTDC, a domestic express courier company in India.
05 Jul 2013
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Port of Tokyo, Japan.
04 Jul 2013
Japanese containerized cargo trade will rise 2.9 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 12.723 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
04 Jul 2013
Airlines will struggle to finance the next generation of aircraft unless governments remove obstacles to global mergers, the International Air Transport Association warned.
04 Jul 2013
The French government is selling a further 9.5 percent stake in Aeroports de Paris, but it will retain control of the operator of Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport, Europe’s largest cargo hub.
DHL hub in Cincinnati (Kentucky)
04 Jul 2013
DHL’s hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport joins DHL’s two other super-hubs in Leipzig and Hong Kong as the international gateways for air cargo trade in those regions. CVG (the symbol for the Cincinnati airport, which is actually in Kentucky) is the gateway for the transshipment of DHL cargo moving to and from Latin America and the rest of the world.
02 Jul 2013
Growth in global air cargo markets remained relatively flat in May, broadly following the trend of the last 18 months, according to the International Air Transport Association.
IAG Cargo's new Capacity Guarantee is available for freight bookings under 661 pounds.
02 Jul 2013
IAG Cargo has started offering Capacity Guarantee to customers moving smaller shipments on its Prioritise service, designed for express cargo shipments.
01 Jul 2013
Singapore Airlines Cargo has appointed Lik Hsin Lee its new president, effective Aug. 1, 2013.
DHL's new "super-hub" at the Cincinnati airport.
28 Jun 2013
Deutsche Post division DHL has invested $110 million to expand at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport into a “super-hub” for the Americas trade.
27 Jun 2013
International cargo moving on Japan’s All Nippon Airways increased 7.9 percent to 47,053 tons in May, the third consecuti
26 Jun 2013
Beginning July 1, India’s customs clearance of all export goods will take place on a 24/7 basis at four air cargo complexes (airports) in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.
26 Jun 2013
Air cargo operators in Asia are now finally seeing a few shafts of light after more than a year of gloom.
26 Jun 2013
UPS has a new national master package contract, but Teamsters in many regions threw up roadblocks by voting down key supplemental agreements and a UPS Freight contract, forcing a new round of negotiations.
26 Jun 2013
Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates moved 209,985 metric tons of freight in May, increasing 11.9 percent from 187,638 metric tons in May 2012.
26 Jun 2013
Penny Pritzker was sworn in today as the U.S.’s 38th Commerce Secretary.
An aerial rendering of Ellington Air Commerce Center.
25 Jun 2013
J.A. Billipp Co., a property and building developer, has teamed up with land owner Webber Properties to develop air cargo and other aviation-related facilities on 36.8 acres located near the north end of Ellington Airport in Texas.
21 Jun 2013
Airlines for America reported yield in April for domestic cargo was $73.05 per revenue ton mile, dropping 1.8 percent year-over-year, while yield for international cargo was $37.83 per RTM, sliding 0.2 percent.
21 Jun 2013
Pilot Freight Services has opened a new station in A Coruña, Spain, a port city in the Northwest of the country.
21 Jun 2013
Shippers aren’t only scaling back how much freight they plan to move this year and in early 2014, but also how much they plan to pay to transport their goods by rail, truck, air and sea.
20 Jun 2013
The International Air Transport Association has called for strong partnerships to promote air cargo competitiveness through e-commerce technology.
19 Jun 2013
The global courier and delivery services industry’s revenue is expected to rise 3.5 percent in 2013, according to an industry market research report from IBISWorld.
IAG Cargo adds another freight flight on its London-Rio de Janeiro route.
19 Jun 2013
IAG Cargo will offer additional freight capacity between London and Rio de Janeiro.
17 Jun 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 121,529 metric tons of cargo and mail in May, down 1.5 percent compared with May 2012.
14 Jun 2013
Cargolux Airlines International has plans to double the frequency of its cargo flights from Hong Kong to Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, The Columbus Dispatch reports.