Cargo/Freight News

Cargo Jet Crashes In Kyrgyzstan, 37 Dead

January 16, 2017

An ACT Airlines Boeing 747 freighter has crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan killing at least 37 people.


Air Freight Demand Up 6.8 Pct In November - IATA

January 10, 2017

Air Freight Demand Up 6.8 Pct In November - IATA

Global demand for air freight rose 6.8 percent in November, lifted by strong growth in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Dubai Passenger, Freight Numbers Up In November

January 4, 2017

Dubai Passenger, Freight Numbers Up In November

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport rose 9.4 percent in November to 6.58 million people.


Air Freight Demand Rose 8.2 Pct In October - IATA

December 7, 2016

Air Freight Demand Rose 8.2 Pct In October - IATA

Demand for global air freight rose 8.2 percent in October compared with 2015, the fastest growth in 18 months IATA said in its monthly report.


DHL, Mubadala Agree Freight, Logistics Deal

December 5, 2016

DHL, Mubadala Agree Freight, Logistics Deal

DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post’s freight subsidiary, and Mubadala Development Company have agreed a five-year partnership.



Pilot Strike Affects Amazon, DHL Cargo Airline

November 22, 2016

Pilot Strike Affects Amazon, DHL Cargo Airline

Pilots at cargo airline ABX Air, which handles freight for Amazon and DHL, went on strike on Tuesday.


IATA Reports Stronger Freight Growth

November 3, 2016

IATA Reports Stronger Freight Growth

Demand for global air freight was up 6.1 percent in September, IATA reported in its monthly statement.


FedEx Plane Catches Fire At Florida Airport

October 29, 2016

A FedEx DC10 cargo plane caught fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport on Friday after the landing gear collapsed.


FedEx Express To Expand Paris CDG Hub

October 18, 2016

FedEx Express To Expand Paris CDG Hub

FedEx Express is expanding its distribution hub at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, in a EUR€200 million initial investment.


Boeing To Convert 767s To Freighters For Atlas Air

October 12, 2016

Boeing To Convert 767s To Freighters For Atlas Air

Boeing will convert nine 767 passenger aircraft to freighters for Atlas Air Worldwide.