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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
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. With one-day sales totaling $9.3 billion, the holiday also reveals just how... 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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The parent company of American Airlines, AMR Corporation, reported a $1.7-billion net loss in the first quarter of 2012, but saw consolidated revenues of $6 billion, a 9.1-percent... Read more
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Southwest Airlines posted notable cargo growth during the first three months of 2012, with revenues surging 19.4 percent, year-over-year, to $37 million. The carrier also reported... Read more
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