August 4, 2015
Three US airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe last month.
August 3, 2015
A challenge by US airlines that accuses three Gulf carriers of distorting competition via government subsidies has taken another turn with the formation of a US airline group that backs the Gulf-carriers' cause.
July 30, 2015
European private equity firm PAI Partners has agreed to sell air cargo handler Swissport to China's HNA Group for CHF2.7 billion Swiss francs (USD$2.8 billion).
July 22, 2015
FedEx has signed a deal to buy 50 Boeing 767-300 freighters in the biggest order ever for the plane, allowing the aircraft maker to extend its production line into the next decade.
July 1, 2015
Growth in demand for global air freight hit its slowest rate this year in May against the backdrop of stuttering economies, IATA said.
June 24, 2015
China's three largest air cargo carriers will merge to form Asia's largest freight transport company, according to a senior official at the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
June 17, 2015
Russian cargo airline Volga-Dnepr has signed a memorandum of understanding for 20 747-8 freighters valued at USD$7.4 billion at list prices.
June 4, 2015
Growth in demand for air freight is slowing, as world trade growth weakens, IATA said.
May 29, 2015
Air France faces its second safety investigation in as many weeks after pilots were forced to recover in mid-takeoff after entering the wrong data into the computer of a cargo jet.
May 1, 2015
An ICAO panel has called for improved, fire-resistant packaging to ship lithium batteries, which pilots and plane makers say pose a fire risk.