Cargo/Freight News

Lufthansa, United Establish Cargo JV

April 19, 2017

Lufthansa, United Establish Cargo JV

Lufthansa Cargo and United Airlines have signed a joint venture agreement to cooperate on cargo routes between Europe and the United States.


World Air Freight Demand Continues To Improve

April 5, 2017

World Air Freight Demand Continues To Improve

Global demand for air freight continued to improve in February with an 8.4 percent increase in cargo carried, IATA said in its monthly report.


Dubai Passenger Traffic Up 8.8 Pct In February

March 28, 2017

Dubai Passenger Traffic Up 8.8 Pct In February

Passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport rose 8.8 percent in February to 6,948,157.


Eleven Airlines Fined For Cargo Price Fixing

March 17, 2017

Eleven Airlines Fined For Cargo Price Fixing

The European Commission has reimposed fines on eleven airlines for participating in a price-fixing cartel on air freight between 1999 and 2006.


Freight Demand Continues Slow Recovery

March 6, 2017

Freight Demand Continues Slow Recovery

Air freight demand was up 6.9 percent in January as export orders rose and the shipping of consumer electronic parts saw a steady rise, IATA said in its monthly update.