Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

30 Sep 2022
Spot rates on some air cargo routes out of Asia have fallen below long-term contract levels, mirroring the development in ocean shipping.
04 Dec 2012
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged package giant UPS with religious discrimination in a lawsuit filed on behalf a Jehovah’s Witness fired by the company.
03 Dec 2012
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...
30 Nov 2012
United Parcel Service today offered to sell some European assets and grant competitors access to its air freight network
29 Nov 2012
Dubai International Airport saw volume increase last month as it continued to buck bearish air freight markets.
29 Nov 2012
Global air cargo traffic shrank 3.5 percent in October from a year ago, declined 2.2 percent from September and is set to
29 Nov 2012
Manchester airport has won planning approval for a $160 million freight and logistics complex at the UK’s fourth largest
28 Nov 2012
The U.S. Gulf Coast jet fuel average spot market price in October was $3.111 per gallon, 8 cents or 2.5 percent below September, but 14.5 cents or 4.9 percent more than in October 2011. For the week ending Nov. 16, the average spot market price was $2.923 per gallon, 18.8 cents or 6 percent less than the October average.
28 Nov 2012
International courier and express service company DHL EXPRESS today successfully implemented software from Open Pricer, a pricing technology and pricing intelligence business...
27 Nov 2012
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.
27 Nov 2012
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.
27 Nov 2012
Air cargo volumes in Asia declined 5.8 percent in October compared with a year earlier, extending the ind
26 Nov 2012
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express Canada
22 Nov 2012
Yusen Logistics will not appeal an antitrust ruling by the Tokyo High Court to the Supreme Court, the Japanese freight forwarder said Thursday.
21 Nov 2012
Emirates SkyCargo launched a new service to Phuket, Thailand, expanding the carrier’s weekly capacity to the country to more than 640 tons.
21 Nov 2012
Cargo volume through Singapore Changi Airport nose-dived in October, extending a disappointing year for the world’s 11th-largest cargo airport by tonnage.
20 Nov 2012
Argentina has been hit with a 24-hour general strike affecting ports, airports, trains and road transportation.
19 Nov 2012
About 270,200 logistics jobs will be created each year in the U.S. between 2012 and 2018, according to a study from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, a division of the state’s economic development department. But U.S. vocational schools, colleges and universities are only producing about 75,280 formally trained, degreed or certified workers a year qualified for those jobs, the study found.
19 Nov 2012
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.
19 Nov 2012
SEA has begun marketing an initial public offering valuing the owner of Milan Malpensa, Italy’s biggest cargo airport, up
19 Nov 2012
Qatar Airways is selling its 35 percent stake in financially troubled Cargolux that it had acquired less than 18 months a
19 Nov 2012
Air cargo throughput at Hong Kong International Airport showed a marginal year-on-year gain last month.
16 Nov 2012
UPS today published new rates for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5 percent for all UPS air and U.S.-origin international services, and 4.9 percent on UPS ground services, effective Dec. 31.
16 Nov 2012
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...
16 Nov 2012
The International Air Transport Association urged stakeholders in the Latin American and Caribbean region to work together for safer and more efficient air transportation...
16 Nov 2012
The Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index, a monthly survey of international shippers and forwarders measuring European-based trade lanes, conducted by Stifel Nicolaus Logistics and Transport Intelligence...
16 Nov 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw cargo tonnage increase for the second month in a row during October.
TNT Express plane
16 Nov 2012
 
Mideast Logistics Transformation Built on Oil
15 Nov 2012
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.
United Airlines flights grounded
15 Nov 2012
A computer outage is being blamed for the grounding of United Airlines flights across the U.S. this morning.
European Airlines freight traffic
15 Nov 2012
Although the September European Airlines' international freight traffic advanced 1.7 percent sequentially, traffic declined 1.5 percent year-over-year. Traffic in the first nine months of the year fell 3.8 percent below the same period in 2011.
15 Nov 2012
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.
14 Nov 2012
Challenges in supply chains, such as shifts in global sourcing and new and multiple channels to market, are likely to cause a switch to multi-location distribution networks, said Peter Ward, cargo supply chain commercial manager at DP World London Gateway...
14 Nov 2012
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...
14 Nov 2012
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved legislation to ensure the U.S. will not participate in a European Union plan to tax aircraft operators and air carriers for emissions when flying into or out of the EU.
13 Nov 2012
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.