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LATAM Airlines Group said it will lease out three of its nine 767-300 freighters to another carrier for a period of three years as part of its strategy to rationalize its fleet and maximize the use of existing belly capacity for cargo shipments. Created... 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-chain options dwindle as seaports along the U.S. West Coast face weeks-long... Read more

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Despite a 5.5-percent rise in passenger traffic during the first quarter, Air France-KLM saw a ballooning fuel bill and a depressed cargo market, which lead to mostly negative... Read more
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China Airlines will launch a new B747F service from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Chennai International Airport on May 16. The plane will fly twice a week to Chennai via... Read more
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AIRPORTS Leipzig/Halle Airport has named supply chain and logistics professional Bernhard Hoffmann as head of air cargo business development. In this role, Hoffmann is... Read more
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The 2011-2012 fiscal year brought record-breaking growth to FreightGate-8, dnata’s cargo terminal at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport that opened in June 2010... Read more
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Boeing handed over the first 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft to launch customer Lufthansa on April 25. According to a press release, the aircraft is much more fuel-efficient than... Read more
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Sluggish freight volumes out of Asia and shifting product mixes stifled some of UPS’ first-quarter growth, despite a 10-percent, year-over-year, surge in diluted earnings. Still,... Read more
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Both cargo demand and capacity declined in the Asia-Pacific region last month, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines data revealed. Falling 4.5 percent and 4.1 percent, year-over-... Read more
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Ruslan International, which manages Volga Dnepr’s and Antonov Airlines’ combined Antonov An-124 fleets, has completed a series 15 cargo flights to Entebbe, Uganda, on behalf of... Read more
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Despite a 15 percent, year-over-year, decline in Asian freight traffic, Schiphol Airport’s first-quarter numbers only dropped modestly from 2011. The Amsterdam airport handled 358... Read more
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Last week, U.S. Representatives Chip Cravaack (R-Minn.) and Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) introduced H.R. 4350, the “Safe Skies Act of 2012,” in Congress. The bipartisan legislation extends... Read more
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FedEx transported a 5-week-old, orphaned sea otter from the carrier's Anchorage, Alaska, hub, to Pittsburgh, via Memphis, on April 19. The shipment, which required the... Read more
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After days of rumors about an impending merger between US Airways and American Airlines, three unions representing American workers have come out in support of the idea. The... Read more
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Last week, Qantas launched Australia's first test flight using a blend of biofuels, making the carrier part of a trend that has seen test flights by Lufthansa, LAN Airlines and a... Read more
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Swissport International and Virgin Atlantic Airways have signed a five-year collaboration agreement.  “This long-term global strategic relationship with regard to cargo... Read more
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Cathay Pacific is launching twice-weekly cargo service to Hyderabad, India, on May 17. That same day, the Hong Kong-based carrier will also introduce a third weekly cargo route to... Read more
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