Post Tagged with: "air cargo trends"

Luxembourg Airport cargo volumes rise 8.2 percent in 2016

Luxembourg Airport cargo volumes rise 8.2 percent in 2016

January 20, 2017 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

Luxembourg Airport announced that its cargo volume was up 8.2 percent, compared to last year, reaching 821,000 tonnes in 2016. The growth rate was almost double that of last year’s and well ahead of IATA’s November year-to-date numbers for 2016 – a 3.2 percent rise in global freight-ton-kilometers (FTKs). TheRead More

SF Express moves ahead with China air cargo hub

SF Express moves ahead with China air cargo hub

January 18, 2017 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Shenzhen-based carrier SF Express is moving forward with its plans to build one of the world’s biggest air-cargo hubs in Ezhou City, an inland city less than two hours by air from 80 percent of China’s economic activity. A unit of SF Express – SF Airport Investment – and ChinaRead More

Hong Kong International closes out 2016 on a high note

Hong Kong International closes out 2016 on a high note

January 17, 2017 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

Cargo throughput at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) – already the top cargo airport in the world, in terms of tonnage – added to its lead with a 3.2 percent increase, compared to 2015, to 4.52 million tonnes in 2016. Over the year, HKIA also handled 411,530 flight movements, representingRead More

DHL eCommerce opens Aussie fulfillment center

DHL eCommerce opens Aussie fulfillment center

January 17, 2017 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, launched a fulfillment center in Sydney to meet Australian domestic demand for overseas goods ordered by online shoppers. The new center allows international retailers to reach domestic consumers in, “one of the world’s most mature and fastest-growing e-commerce markets,” said DamienRead More

New pilot contract trims Delta’s 2016 earnings

New pilot contract trims Delta’s 2016 earnings

January 13, 2017 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

Delta Air Lines announced it made US$923 million in adjusted pre-tax fourth-quarter income, which was down $524 million, year-over-year, a decline the carrier attributed to it’s new pilot agreement, which entailed a substantial retroactive pay hike. The Atlanta-based carrier’s Q4 net income fell 37 percent to $622 million. Fourth-quarter cargoRead More

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Additional AA Cargo widebody targets Puerto Rican pharma

January 11, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Starting April 4, 2017, American Airlines will add a daily A330-200 widebody flight to its extant twice daily narrow-body scheduled service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). PHL is home to American Airlines Cargo’s dedicated, 25,000-square-foot pharmaceutical facility, making Philly an important nodeRead More

RIOgaleão first to earn CEIV-Pharma certification in Americas

RIOgaleão first to earn CEIV-Pharma certification in Americas

January 11, 2017 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

Rio de Janeiro – Galeão International Airport has become the first such facility in the Americas region to earn IATA’s CEIV-Pharma Certification this week. The effort is part of a US$10 million bid to attract a larger share of one of airfreight’s most lucrative types of cargo. In addition toRead More

Air cargo flies high as EU airports post bumper numbers

Air cargo flies high as EU airports post bumper numbers

January 10, 2017 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Starting with the latest numbers from IATA, which wrap up the reporting on November’s performance, the upward trend in air cargo has been confirmed once again. Global airfreight markets registered high demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), that rose by 6.8 percent in November 2016, compared to the sameRead More