Cargo/Freight News

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.


Amazon To Set Up Its Own Air Cargo Hub

February 1, 2017

Amazon To Set Up Its Own Air Cargo Hub

Amazon will build a USD$1.49 billion air freight hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport, Kentucky governor Matt Bevin said.


Strong December Lifts 2016 Air Freight Demand - IATA

February 1, 2017

Strong December Lifts 2016 Air Freight Demand - IATA

Global demand for air freight jumped 9.8 percent in December, with Europe seeing particularly strong growth.


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.