Air cargo News

Air Cargo Trends in a Pandemic World

During the pandemic passenger flights plummeted. Hundreds of passenger planes were converted to freighters, known as preighters, to transport loads of Covi...
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Posted on February 5, 2021

Airlines need to set cargo priorities

The aviation needs to priorities separating cargo from the passenger business. Air cargo is part of an $11bn+ worldwide logistics industry. It is al...
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Posted on May 23, 2020

China-Europe rail freight hits air cargo business

Rising rail freight volumes between China and Europe now include more electronic goods, which in turn is reducing the volume of electronics sent by air car...
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Posted on September 13, 2017

Facilities improving for live animal exports

Calgary airport has set up a live animal facility with 28 000 sq ft of warehouse and a 14 000 sq ft of loading area. The system has been designed to make h...
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Posted on April 7, 2015

Nordic Air Cargo Event

The Nordic Air Cargo Symposium takes place from 27 - 28 January in Stockholm, Sweden. ¬†This is the premium event for air freight shippers and suppliers. ¬...
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Posted on December 14, 2014

Chennai airport losing freight revenue

The air freight station (AFS) at Chennai airport which was launched nearly five years ago has still not been put to effective use, say cargo agents and off...
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Posted on December 30, 2013

Air cargo slump in Hong Kong

Cargo revenues for HOng Kong based air freight companies are falling, as demand remained weak.  Use of freighter planes has therefore been reduced, with f...
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Posted on September 4, 2013

New Cargo Air Hub

A new cargo centre facility at Berlin Brandenburg Airport will start working on 1 August.  The new airport serving the German capital for both passengers ...
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Posted on July 19, 2013

More air freight on passenger flights

British Airways will be increasing its flights between London and Seattle, which will enable the carrier to offer customers additional freight capacity on ...
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Posted on April 19, 2013

Air Freight Growth

Air freight traffic in Europe grew by 1.9% in January, according to the Airports Council International. ACI wanted to emphasise that the increase in freigh...
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Posted on March 15, 2013

Air Cargo limited by Norway Strikes

Although the strikes in Norway are not supported by 100% of workers, air cargo at Oslo has been restricted by the lack of security guards.  Air cargo hand...
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Posted on June 9, 2012

Air Cargo Confidence

Confidence about the future of the air freight industry is improving, but the outlook is still uncertain as costs may increase due unstable fuel prices.  ...
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Posted on May 4, 2012

New Air Freight Service to China

A new direct air freight service has been launched from Schipol airport in Amsterdam to Chongqing in China. The cargo service to one of China's major centr...
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Posted on October 17, 2011

Asia-Pacific air freight declining

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines said last week that reduced freight volumes and cargo capacity indicate that the industry is heading for a dismal ...
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Posted on October 5, 2011

New air freight link to MidWest

A new direct air freight service from China to the Mid West of the USA has been inaugerated.  On 23rd September the first cargo flight to St Louis in Miss...
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Posted on October 2, 2011

Air freight still weak

Latest figures from the International Air Transport Association show that air freight is still suffering from high fuel costs and lack of demand. June carg...
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Posted on August 1, 2011

New Air Cargo route for China

A new cargo route was launched last month between Chongqing in the southwest of China, and Europe. The route Shanghai-Chongqing-Moscow-Luxembourg-Shanghai ...
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Posted on June 25, 2011
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