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Glasses tend to make people look smarter. Logistics firm DHL wants to find out if wearing high-tech “smart glasses” can make you work smarter as well. According to a pilot test the company recently completed in the Netherlands, augmented reality displays... Read more
The capital city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Africa, has been added to Emirates SkyCargo's destinations, becoming the airline's 27th destination on the continent. The new route begins in Dubai, with stops in Ouagadougou, Dakar and Frankfurt, before... Read more

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Beginning May 1, Alaska Airlines will require all animals on its flights to be secured in net-and-bolt-locked kennels, a standard in compliance with new animal regulations. The... Read more
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FedEx Corp. has agreed to purchase Polish shipping company Opek Sp.z o.o. for an undisclosed amount. The deal, which is slated to close this summer, will provide FedEx Express... Read more
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Despite a rocky start — two years of production delays and launch customer Cargolux’s “rejection” of its initial order — Boeing has delivered 14 747-8 freighters in the sixth... Read more
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DHL has opened a 26,000-square-meter warehouse facility to serve as the central hub in Italy for the integrator's Freight and Global Forwarding divisions. According to a press... Read more
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Paris-based GSSA ECS Group has purchased a controlling interest in Niger Air Cargo, an airline launched recently on the back of a private investor. Niger Air Cargo begins life as... Read more
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Air France-KLM Cargo and Martinair Cargo have launched services to new destinations and are increasing the frequency of previously served routes. Harm Winkeler, deputy vice... Read more
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Revenues at Etihad Crystal Cargo rose 12.2 percent, year over year, in the first quarter, growing from $142 million to $159 million. Hoping to build on this momentum — which was... Read more
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ACMI firm Southern Air has received a third 777 freighter from Boeing and is anticipating a fourth delivery on April 25. The aircraft will be used by DHL Express on the integrator... Read more
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Although global freight markets rebounded 5.2 percent, year-over-year, in February, this figure is somewhat distorted, according to the International Air Transport Association.... Read more
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Despite months of decreased demand, cargo volumes in the Asia-Pacific surged 7.8 percent, year-over-year, in February, according to a press release issued by the Association of... Read more
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Cathay Pacific has extended electronic airwaybills to all shipments from Singapore and Malaysia, an action in line with the International Air Transport Association’s goal of... Read more
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Kuehne + Nagel has launched KN PharmaChain, a new product that offers door-to-door temperature control, wireless temperature monitoring and a 24-hour alert system. KN PharmaChain... Read more
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Sluggish freight traffic in the Asia-Pacific, staggering fuel prices, and delays in Boeing 747-8F deliveries crippled Cargolux’s performance in 2011, according to company... Read more
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The European Commission has levied €169 million in fines to 14 freight forwarding groups for conspiring to fix cargo surcharges, among other activities, from 2002 to 2007. The U.S... Read more
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Singapore’s Changi Airport Group is launching an S$15 million initiative to boost airfreight volumes in the Asia-Pacific. Beginning April 1, freighters landing at Changi Airport... Read more
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