Cargolux Italia adds connection between Milan and Incheon

Cargolux Italia, the Cargolux Airlines subsidiary, launched a new route between Malpensa International Airport (MXP) in Milan, Italy, and Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul, South Korea, yesterday.  The twice-weekly service will depart from MXP on Tuesdays and Sundays. Cargolux expects that the freighters operating the route will primarily transport fashion goods, luxury cars, pharmaceuticals, machineries and perishable goods.  CEO Fabrizio Cortese noted in […]

DHL Global Trade Barometer predicts air trade contraction

The DHL Global Trade Barometer forecasts for global air trade dropped six points from March to a new index of 49, indicating a slight contraction over the next three months.  Most countries are expected to see air trade decline, with the largest contractions expected in Japan (-11 points) and the U.S. (-8 points). Further declines are expected in India […]

DHL Global Trade Barometer shows continued robust growth in Asian economies

Today, DHL released its forecasts for trade growth in Asia, which indicate continued robust economic expansion, especially in India, which improved four points on DHL’s trade barometer from the last quarter in June to a score of 83. DHL premiered its predictive growth tool, the “DHL Global Trade Barometer,” in January, which utilizes artificial intelligence […]

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player

When the conversation turns to U.S. West Coast hubs, most for­warders, carriers and passengers think of LAX, San Francisco or San Diego. But what about Seattle – that place of timber, fish and software? While the Emerald City is known worldwide for such mega-retailers as Starbucks Coffee, Microsoft, Costco and Amazon, those brands are only […]

Incheon Airport carries out fifth annual eco-friendly cargo project

Incheon International Airport Corporation supplied eco-friendly biodegradable air cargo packaging vinyl to four major operators as part of its fifth Green Cargo Hub project. The operators were Incheon Airport of Korea Airport Service, Asiana Airlines, Swissport and AACT. Vinyl covers are used to protect cargo from damage and water infiltration. With the Green Cargo Hub […]
  • January 2, 2014

Incheon shifts into next expansion phase

The new man at the helm of Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) is not wasting time. Chang-Soo Jung, who previously served as vice minister of land, transportation and maritime affairs in the South Korean government, started as president and CEO of IIAC in early June. In an exclusive interview with Air Cargo World, he outlines […]
  • July 30, 2013