Cargo/Freight News

Brussels Passenger Traffic Shows Signs Of Recovery

August 16, 2016

Brussels Passenger Traffic Shows Signs Of Recovery

Brussels Airport handled 2.4 million passengers in July, a slight fall from July, 2015's record month.


Lufthansa Cargo Takes Over time:matters

August 9, 2016

Lufthansa Cargo Takes Over time:matters

Lufthansa Cargo has added to its stake in express delivery firm time:matters to take control of the company.


Bergamo Airport Reopens After Cargo Plane Incident

August 5, 2016

Bergamo Airport Reopens After Cargo Plane Incident

Italian airport Bergamo Orio al Serio has reopened after a DHL cargo plane overshot the runway and landed on a road.


Air Freight Demand Picks Up In June - IATA

August 3, 2016

Air Freight Demand Picks Up In June - IATA

IATA said demand for air freight rose 4.3 percent in June, the fastest rate of growth for over a year.


Boeing, Volga-Dnepr Confirm 747-8 Freighter Order

July 12, 2016

Boeing, Volga-Dnepr Confirm 747-8 Freighter Order

Boeing and Volga-Dnepr have agreed terms for the acquisition of 20 747-8 freighters, which includes four aircraft that have already been delivered.



Air Freight Demand Growth Slows To 0.9 Pct - IATA

July 6, 2016

Air Freight Demand Growth Slows To 0.9 Pct - IATA

Demand for global air freight rose only 0.9 percent in May on broad weakness in world trade volumes, IATA said.


Air Cargo Firms Under Pressure From Drop In Freight Prices

July 6, 2016

Air Cargo Firms Under Pressure From Drop In Freight Prices

Following a sharp fall in freight prices air cargo companies are set to trim their fleets and jobs further to battle overcapacity while looking for new partnerships and products to carry.


Dubai Airport Passenger Traffic Up 7.2 Pct In May

June 30, 2016

Dubai Airport Passenger Traffic Up 7.2 Pct In May

Passenger traffic through Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, rose 7.2 percent from a year earlier to 6.72 million people in May.


Lufthansa Cargo To Cut Up To 800 Jobs Worldwide

June 10, 2016

Lufthansa Cargo To Cut Up To 800 Jobs Worldwide

Lufthansa Cargo is to cut up to 800 jobs, out of a worldwide workforce of around 4,600, as it reduces costs to remain competitive.


Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific Agree Freight Cooperation

May 12, 2016

Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific Agree Freight Cooperation

Lufthansa and Cathay Pacific have agreed a partnership on freight routes between Hong Kong and Europe.