Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

13 Jul 2022
Peak season has begun for air travel between Europe and North America, but forwarders making use of belly cargo capacity on passenger planes do not expect the below-deck boon to last.
18 Apr 2013
Japanese containerized cargo trade will rise 2.6 percent in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, from a year earlier to 12.760 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
18 Apr 2013
AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, today reported a net loss of $341 million for the first quarter of 2013, an improvement of 79.4 percent from a net loss of $1.7 billion in the first quarter of 2012.
16 Apr 2013
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its temporary ground stop on flights into Boston Logan International Airport, following Monday’s bomb explosions at the end of the Boston Marathon, USA Today reports.
IAG Cargo will add 108 tons of freight capacity to its London-Seattle route.
16 Apr 2013
IAG Cargo will offer additional freight capacity on three new passenger flights between London and Seattle, beginning Oct. 27, 2013.
15 Apr 2013
Andrew Kemp, TT Club’s regional director of freight transport for Europe, the Middle East and Asia, has suggested that insurance brokers take note of the future of the Middle East, particularly Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Hactl air cargo volume. Source: Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd.
12 Apr 2013
The first three months of 2013 show a 1.1 percent increase in imports and a 3.6 percent decrease in exports when compared to the same period in 2012 handled by Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd.
12 Apr 2013
By the end of April, DHL Express
12 Apr 2013
Finnair Cargo has launched a freighter flight service from New York to Brussels.
11 Apr 2013
Etihad Cargo has added Washington, D.C., to its global cargo network, in addition to boosting frequency to Hong Kong courtesy of partner Air Seychelles.
11 Apr 2013
From January to March, Fraport Group’s five majority-owned airports handled 555,737 metric tons of cargo, an increase of 1.7 percent year-over-year.
11 Apr 2013
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has kept disruptions to a minimum at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports and Los Angeles International Airport by working with the trade community to prioritize allocation of resources during this period of sequestration, a top Customs official said yesterday.
10 Apr 2013
Lufthansa Cargo reported a sharply lower decline in freight traffic in March, ending a long run of steep monthly falls an
09 Apr 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume declined for the first time in 13 months in February on a year-on-year basis, tumbling 6.3 percent to 39,787 tons.
09 Apr 2013
The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corporation, reported March cargo figures for their principal subsidiary, showing a slump to 161,063 million ton miles, down 4.6 percent from the 168,775 million ton miles...
08 Apr 2013
Deborah Ale Flint, Port of Oakland’s acting executive director, will join the California state trade mission to China, which will be led by California’s Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. and coordinated by the Bay Area Council.
08 Apr 2013
United Parcel Service is appealing the European Union’s decision to block its planned 5.2 billion euro ($6.8  billion) ta
05 Apr 2013
The Airports Corporation of Vietnam has awarded a contract to infrastructure company Parsons Brinckerhoff to conduct a preparatory study on the possibilities for redevelopment of the Chu Lai International Airport...
05 Apr 2013
International Airlines Group, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier, reported cargo traffic of 499 million-metric-ton kilometers in March, down 7.9 percent from 542 million-metric-ton kilometers of cargo in March 2012.
04 Apr 2013
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of the Emirates airline, is set to increase its cargo capacity to Tokyo when Emirates launches a non-stop daily flight between Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Haneda Airport in Japan.
Colombo, Sri Lanka.
03 Apr 2013
IAG Cargo will offer a full range of cargo services on its new passenger flights out of Colombo, Sri Lanka, starting April 15.
Winners and losers arrow pointing up.
03 Apr 2013
There’s been no shortage of market-defining action in the first three months of 2013. Who's up and who's down?
02 Apr 2013
Etihad Cargo has certified Swissport International as its first preferred ground handling partner.
Etihad freighter.
02 Apr 2013
The latest IATA cargo figures again show the Middle East is the only region posting significant year-on-year traffic growth in a flat lining global market.
02 Apr 2013
Demand for air cargo showed modest improvement in February, continuing the trend that began in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released by the International Air Transport Association.
29 Mar 2013
The Baltic Air Charter Association has elected Tony Coe, owner of Aviation Complete, as its new chairman.
28 Mar 2013
The International Civil Aviation Organization has formalized a new project with Indonesia aimed at improved the management and reduction of its aviation carbon emissions.
28 Mar 2013
Nippon Express and Panasonic have signed a memorandum of understanding in which Panasonic agreed to transfer a part of its shares in its subsidiary Panasonic Logistics to Nippon Express.
TNT Hoau trucks
28 Mar 2013
TNT Express has sold its domestic Chinese trucking business, TNT Hoau, kicking off the Dutch delivery company’s stand-alone strategy after a failed $6.8 billion takeover by UPS.
27 Mar 2013
The International Air Transport Association has called for government and industry to collaborate on a series of projects to enhance safety, security and efficiency in India.
27 Mar 2013
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, and NEC Corp., one of the nation’s biggest electronics makers, said on Wednesday that they have agreed to form a strategic business alliance to strengthen their global logistics operations.
27 Mar 2013
International Airlines Group, parent company of British Airways and Iberia, and Rafael Sánchez-Lozano have decided by mutual agreement that he will step down as chief executive of Iberia and from the IAG board immediately.
TNT aircraft, A300
25 Mar 2013
TNT Express said it plans to cut 4,000 jobs, slash costs, slim its aircraft fleet and sell its Chinese and Brazilian operations as it focuses on its core European market following the recent collapse of a planned $6.8 billion takeover by United Parcel Service.
25 Mar 2013
United Cargo has expanded its service for temperature-sensitive shipments by adding nine new cities to its worldwide TempControl network, increasing the number of locations offering the service to 37.
25 Mar 2013
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Lufthansa Cargo will enter into a strategic cooperation agreement, starting April 1.
21 Mar 2013
The European Commission today decided to refer Portugal to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its incorrect application of the rules on airport groundhandling.