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Earlier this month, Lufthansa launched its inaugural 777 freighter flight from Atlanta to Manchester. Departing every Friday, it’s a new stop for the freighter as it makes its way... Read more
Peak season is upon us: Do you know where your trans-Pacific holiday cargo is? Those looking for inexpensive routes from Asia to North America are rapidly seeing their supply-... Read more
HONG KONG – Nov. 11 is known in China as “Singles Day,” a time to recognize people who are single by purchasing goods online, making it the busiest e-commerce day of the year.... Read more
With a booming manufacturing market, Vietnam has rapidly become a crucial link in the Southeast Asian air cargo supply chain, with 25 percent of its exports being shipped via air... Read more
After growing its domestic service by leaps and bounds over the last few years, China’s SF Express is considering an expansion of its logistics services to Europe and a rapid... Read more

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Earlier this month, Lufthansa launched its inaugural 777 freighter flight from Atlanta to Manchester. Departing every Friday, it’s a new stop for the freighter as it makes its way to Frankfurt. The flight, which has a capacity of 105 tonnes, serves the carrier’s trucking network, which has approximately 10 destinations in the U.K. and Ireland.  “We received a lot of feedback from our customers and the market,” says Charles Petty, Atlanta-based district sales manager for Lufthansa Cargo. “We... Read more
Peak season is upon us: Do you know where your trans-Pacific holiday cargo is?... Read more
HONG KONG – Nov. 11 is known in China as “Singles Day,” a time to recognize... Read more
Don’t be surprised to find a few more airborne “white whales” in the sky in the... Read more
With a booming manufacturing market, Vietnam has rapidly become a crucial link... Read more
Two of the big three U.S.-based airlines posted strong cargo results for... 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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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...