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After reporting a €47 million operating income loss for the third quarter, compared to a €3 million profit for last year’s Q3, Dutch express delivery firm TNT Express NV said it... Read more
Despite a slight dip compared to last month, confidence among freight forwarders remains high for the current peak season, “continuing the pattern of longer-term, gradual... Read more
A month after securing a five-year contract to manage and maintain ULDs for Ft. Worth-based American Airlines Cargo, Germany’s Jettainer has established a beachhead in the North... Read more
Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo has expanded its interline partnership with Nairobi-based Kenya Airways Cargo by adding flights to three new African destinations: Lubumbashi (FBM)... Read more
MIAMI – While the booming narrow-body conversion market may need to find other models as 737-400s become scarce, demand for these short- to medium-haul freighters is expected... Read more

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After reporting a €47 million operating income loss for the third quarter, compared to a €3 million profit for last year’s Q3, Dutch express delivery firm TNT Express NV said it will roll out a new platform allowing pharmaceutical customers to track their sensitive shipments from end to end throughout the process. During Monday’s earnings call, TNT also announced a four-year, €185 million initiative to beef up the courier’s European road network, plus an ongoing effort to improve customer... Read more
IAG Cargo announced third-quarter results of €236 million ($295.8 million) in... Read more
Despite a slight dip compared to last month, confidence among freight... Read more
A month after securing a five-year contract to manage and maintain ULDs for Ft... Read more
Airfreight rates from Asia to North America and Europe are expected to rise... Read more
United Cargo has designated logistics firm Crane Worldwide Logistics as its... Read more

AIRFREIGHT DATA

This is the air cargo chargeable weight change year over year, including intra-regional air cargo. Asia Pacific, North America and Africa saw the largest increases for June 2014. Source: WorldACD Market Data

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Boeing’s biannual forecast predicts freighters will continue to carry more than half of cargo, but are subject to volatility ... Read more

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At the ICAO Meeting on Air Cargo Development in Africa, held Aug. 5-7 in Lome, Togo, many people said many things while expounding statistics and figures. ICAO summarized the first day's discussion: “Airfreight has allowed...

REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

After a milestone business deal, Cargojet is planning for an imminent windfall of freight. In February, the Ontario, Canada-based cargo airline signed an agreement to provide...

Asia

After a lengthy wait, the road is finally open for FedEx and UPS to mount domestic express deliveries in China. The authorities in Beijing granted both companies licenses to run...

Europe

Alitalia Cargo’s fortunes are set to be revived with the acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Italy’s national carrier by Etihad Airways. And it turns out this is not the Gulf...

Middle East

Qatar Airways Cargo is set to continue its expansion with the launch of two new freighter destinations, Brussels in Belgium and Shanghai. Brussels will be served four times weekly...