Cargo/Freight News

Global Air Freight Demand Strong In First Half

August 2, 2017

Global Air Freight Demand Strong In First Half

Global demand for air freight grew by 10.4 percent in the first six months of 2017, the strongest first half performance since the global financial crisis in 2010.


World Air Freight Grew 13 Percent In May

July 5, 2017

World Air Freight Grew 13 Percent In May

Global demand for air freight increased 12.7 percent in May as world trade improves, IATA said in its monthly report.


British Airways Outage Dents IAG’s Traffic Figures

June 6, 2017

British Airways Outage Dents IAG’s Traffic Figures

International Airlines Group posted its traffic figures for May, a month that included British Airways’ IT meltdown and subsequent public relations problems.


Air Freight Demand Growth Eased In April

June 1, 2017

Air Freight Demand Growth Eased In April

Global demand for air freight rose 8.5 percent in April, but IATA says there are signs that the cyclical growth peak for air cargo has passed.


Emirates, Cargolux To Share Cargo Capacity

May 9, 2017

Emirates, Cargolux To Share Cargo Capacity

Emirates and Luxembourg-based cargo carrier Cargolux have signed an agreement to share freight capacity.