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Melbourne Airport reported that it was the only major Australian airport to increase airfreight imports and exports over the past year. The airport provided an overview of its performance to an audience of more than 700 people from business, government... Read more
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continued to see upswings in freight in August. Cargo throughput grew by 8.8 percent to 366,000 tonnes. Flight movements had a 4 percent increase to 33,700, achieving a new monthly high for the second month in a row... Read more

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Dutch logistics experts have launched an online portal that allows companies to schedule shipments without the use of freight forwarders. Dubbed Aircargoshop, the portal is... Read more
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September was a difficult month for Cathay Pacific and wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair, with the airlines reporting a combined year-over-year cargo decline of 10.1 percent. It... Read more
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Oak Hill Capital Partners has invested $55 million in Southern Air. Oak Hill Capital, which was served as Southern Air’s majority investor since 2007, will provide the resources... Read more
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In an address to attendees of the recent Airlines Association of Southern Africa conference, International Air Transport Association Director General and CEO Tony Tyler touted the... Read more
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The U.S. Congress has passed separate free-trade agreements between the U.S. and South Korea, Panama, and Colombia. According to a statement released by the White House, the FTAs... Read more
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Officials for Virgin Atlantic Airways announced their plans to develop an alternative jet fuel with half of the carbon emissions of standard fuels. Once complete, the biofuel will... Read more
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Boeing and launch customer Cargolux have settled their month-long dispute, culminating in the delivery of the first 747-8 freighter on October 12. The Luxembourg-based freight... Read more
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The Hesse Administrative High Court in Germany has ruled to ban scheduled nighttime flights at Frankfurt Airport starting October 30. The total ban will stay in effect until the... Read more
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Kuehne + Nagel has agreed to purchase Bad Hersfeld, Germany-based Carl Drude GmbH & Co. KG for an undisclosed amount. Company officials project that the acquisition of Drude... Read more
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Qatar Airways will launch dedicated freight routes to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Toronto Pearson... Read more
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Etihad Crystal Cargo experienced a 16-percent, year-over-year, tonnage increase in the third quarter of 2011. The carrier's revenue rose during the quarter from $131 million to $... Read more
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Ethiopian Airlines has ordered four Boeing 777Fs at list price of $1.1 billion, making it the first African carrier to procure the aircraft. Officials for the airline said that... Read more
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The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has decided to push back its December 31 deadline for 100-percent screening on cargo bound for the U.S. The news comes from a press... Read more
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This summer, the U.S. Air Transport Association initiated a court challenge to test the legality of the European Union’s emission trading scheme when applied to the aviation... Read more
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The Lufthansa Supervisory Board has approved the purchase of four Airbus A320s, two A380s and one A330-300, along with five Embraer195 aircraft. The total order, valued at €1... Read more
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