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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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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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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
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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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
Turkish Cargo opened its new cargo storage area at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The storage area is 10,500 square meters (113,000 square feet), has five cold storage spaces and 333... Read more
In a landslide vote, members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted to prohibit U.S. carriers from participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme. The... 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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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Monday that it has extended the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot program for an additional year. It has also reopened... Read more
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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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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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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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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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The JAL Group, Japan Airlines' parent organization, has reported a 4.8 percent increase in international and domestic cargo volumes in freight tonne-kilometer terms for the first... Read more
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First officers who fly for U.S. cargo and passenger airlines must now have six times more flight hours than before. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is increasing the... Read more
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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