Cargo/Freight News

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.


IATA Reports Stronger Freight Growth

November 3, 2016

IATA Reports Stronger Freight Growth

Demand for global air freight was up 6.1 percent in September, IATA reported in its monthly statement.


FedEx Plane Catches Fire At Florida Airport

October 29, 2016

A FedEx DC10 cargo plane caught fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport on Friday after the landing gear collapsed.



FedEx Express To Expand Paris CDG Hub

October 18, 2016

FedEx Express To Expand Paris CDG Hub

FedEx Express is expanding its distribution hub at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, in a EUR€200 million initial investment.


Boeing To Convert 767s To Freighters For Atlas Air

October 12, 2016

Boeing To Convert 767s To Freighters For Atlas Air

Boeing will convert nine 767 passenger aircraft to freighters for Atlas Air Worldwide.


Heathrow Passenger Numbers Hit New Record

October 11, 2016

Heathrow Passenger Numbers Hit New Record

London Heathrow Airport’s September passenger numbers were up 0.4 percent to a record high of 6.8 million.


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.


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.