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In their long-running struggle over proposed retirement plan changes, members of the German pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), have turned up the heat on Lufthansa by extending its current two-day strike for short-haul routes to include long-haul... Read more
Volumes are expected to be robust among Europe’s freight forwarders through next month, according to Danske Bank’s latest European Freight Forwarding Index report for September 2014. Airfreight was the strongest segment mentioned in the report, reaching... Read more

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Cathay Pacific Airways plans to launch a twice-weekly scheduled freighter service to Columbus, Ohio, beginning March 21. Columbus will be Cathay Pacific’s 12th freighter... Read more
A China Southern Airlines B777 freighter carrying a baby panda onboard landed at Shanghai Pudong International Airport from Los Angeles. Yunzi, the panda, came to China for the... Read more
Wilmington, Ohio-based Air Transport Services Group says its airline subsidiaries are deploying four additional freighter aircraft in January to support the U.S. portion of DHL’s... Read more
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Virgin Atlantic Cargo has recommenced seasonal winter service from its London Heathrow Airport hub to Cape Town International Airport. Airbus A340-300 flights, which are performed... Read more
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With a €400 million investment, Deutsche Post has modernized its mail network at all 82 of its mail stations in Germany. The company has installed 288 Großbrief sorting systems,... Read more
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines moved 34 paintings by Dutch artist Piet Mondrian onboard two flights from Amsterdam to Moscow. The paintings, which were worth more than 130 million... Read more
In a move to bring white-glove asset tracking in house, Southwest Airlines has unveiled Cargo Companion, a cellular-based device that can track shipments as well as monitor... Read more
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Global freight forwarder Damco’s airfreight volumes in the first half of 2013 were up by 14 percent year over year. Supply chain management volumes grew by 10 percent, while... Read more
Global freight volumes rebounded late last year, despite weak traffic throughout 2011, International Air Transport Association data revealed. Growing 0.2 percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines has begun thrice-weekly freight service to the Chinese city of Zhengzhou. Flying to Zhengzhou every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, the Russian all-cargo... Read more
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Etihad Cargo will begin a new direct weekly freighter operation from Abu Dhabi to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, effective Jan. 17. The new cargo service will operate... Read more
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An industry-wide shift from airfreight to seafreight affected Toll Global Forwarding’s cargo traffic in fiscal-year 2011-2012, which ended June 30. In addition to recording a drop... Read more
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Despite filing for bankruptcy in late November, American Airlines is in expansion mode, AA Cargo President Dave Brooks told Air Cargo World. Brooks, who also served as a... Read more
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Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. confirmed its plans to begin daily nonstop 747-400 express freighter service between Cincinnati and Tokyo by the end of April. The new service... Read more
Modal shift has become a fact of life for CEVA Logistics, as customers look for bottom-line savings on their freight movements. The company attributed a 5.1-percent, year-over-... Read more
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