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Boeing and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s two 747-8 freighters. The first airplane delivered last week to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier and the second airplane delivered Thursday. “We strive to be a successful... Read more
Virgin Atlantic Cargo said overcapacity is hurting the air cargo market. “In terms of revenue, we are slightly ahead of our target for the year, but the level of capacity some airlines are bringing onto the main markets is driving yields down to a level... Read more

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Despite financial troubles in the eurozone, December cargo volumes for some European carriers remained high. Air France-KLM, for instance, saw only a 0.3-percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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News about soft freight volumes out of the Asia-Pacific has garnered headlines lately, but it appears that the phenomenon hasn’t affected all carriers equally. Cathay Pacific... Read more
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Swissport International closed 2011 with a 7-percent, year-over-year, rise in total operating revenue. “Swissport’s strong performance under very challenging market conditions... Read more
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Operating revenue for Southwest Airlines’ freight sector reached $36 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 12.5 percent, year-over-year, gain. This increase is on par with... Read more
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The installed freighter base in the Middle East will grow 4.4 percent annually for the next 10 years, rising from 71 freighters in 2011 to 109 in 2021, according to an analysis by... Read more
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Africa and the Americas are emerging as the shining stars of the airfreight industry, according to the 2012 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index. Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia,... Read more
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Indianapolis International Airport is now the recipient of a third weekly Cargolux flight performed on Boeing 747-400F aircraft. The Luxembourgian freight carrier will fly to... Read more
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Sluggish import and export levels impaired freight volumes at Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals in 2011. Although Hactl saw volumes rise steadily in the last three months of the year... Read more
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Kerry Logistics will break ground on a 70,000-square-meter logistics center in Zhengzhou, China, in the second quarter of 2012. The facility is slated for completion in the first... Read more
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Emirates SkyCargo is eying South America as a key region of growth. In addition to citing the freight implications for Emirates’ daily passenger route to Rio de Janeiro and Buenos... Read more
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flydubai, which came into the world as a low-cost carrier in June 2009, launched a cargo division January 1, and in the first few weeks of operation, flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith... Read more
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IAG Cargo has taken delivery of its final two of three Boeing 747-8 freighters. The aircraft, which join British Airways World Cargo’s fleet, will be flown on routes to London... Read more
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Southwest Airlines has constructed a 26,000-square-foot cargo facility at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which will open for business on February 12. The launch... Read more
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In order to reduce its net debt load by €2 billion in the next two years, Air France-KLM will put a 5-percent cap on capacity growth over the next three years and immediately... Read more
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Last year was particularly prolific for Lufthansa Cargo, with the carrier transporting 1.9 million tonnes of freight and mail in 2011 — a 5 percent, year-over-year, jump — and... Read more
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