Cargo/Freight News

Global Passenger Numbers Up 6.4 Pct In 2015

September 9, 2016

Global Passenger Numbers Up 6.4 Pct In 2015

World airport passenger traffic increased by 6.4 percent in 2015, the strongest growth rate since 2010, ACI said in its annual report.


Global Air Freight Demand Stronger In July

September 6, 2016

Global Air Freight Demand Stronger In July

Air freight demand grew 5 percent in July, the fastest rate for 18 months, IATA said in its monthly update.


Dubai Continues Strong Passenger Traffic Growth

September 5, 2016

Dubai Continues Strong Passenger Traffic Growth

Passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport rose to a record high in July, with strong growth from Eastern Europe and Asia.


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.