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Cargolux completed its first regularly scheduled flight from its main hub in Luxembourg to Manaus, Brazil, making the city in the heart of the Amazon rainforest the 100th destination to be served by the all-cargo carrier’s new 747-8 freighters. The 747-... Read more
IAG Cargo has made its third offer to buy Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland. At €2.55 (US$2.85) per share, this is the most generous offer yet, besting its last offer of €2.50 per share. Aer Lingus is valued at more than €1.3 billion. It is the... Read more

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Demand for airfreight services in the Asia-Pacific took a nosedive in 2011, plunging 4.8 percent, year-over-year. Load factor in this region also declined considerably last year,... Read more
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Freight revenue for Delta Airlines improved 8 percent, year-over-year, in the fourth quarter of 2011, rising by $20 million to $256 million. This cargo increase is incorporated... Read more
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Boeing’s net income surged to $1.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 20-percent, year-over-year, increase. Of all business segments, Boeing Commercial Airplanes saw the... Read more
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Qatar Airways will launch new services to Kigali, Rwanda, on March 21; Zagreb, Croatia, on May 9; and Perth, Australia, on July 3, the carrier's second route into the country.... Read more
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The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed H.R. 3800, a bill extending the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorities through February 17.... Read more
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Blaming it mainly on a 7-percent, year-over-year, drop in exports, Hong Kong International Airport saw cargo throughput for December decline 4.3 percent when compared to December... Read more
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Despite a 0.8-percent, year-over-year, rise in December, 2011 freight volumes at Dubai International Airport fell 1.5 percent from 2010, dropping from 2.22 million tonnes to 2.19... 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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