Cargo/Freight News

Russian Cargo Airline Boosts Boeing’s Tuesday

July 17, 2018

Russian Cargo Airline Boosts Boeing’s Tuesday

Russian cargo carrier Volga-Dnepr Airlines got Boeing’s Tuesday Farnborough announcements off at a good clip with a commitment to acquire 29 Boeing 777 freighters in a USD$9.8 billion deal.


IATA Signals ‘Modest’ Air Freight Growth

July 4, 2018

IATA Signals ‘Modest’ Air Freight Growth

IATA reported a rise in global air freight demand to 4.2 percent in May, but revised down its outlook for 2018 growth, saying trade appears to be softening as trade tensions increase.


Australia Fines Air New Zealand AU$15 Million

June 27, 2018

Australia Fines Air New Zealand AU$15 Million

Air New Zealand has been ordered to pay AUD$15 million (USD$11 million) plus costs after the Australian Federal Court found it had fixed air freight charges with other airlines.


FedEx Orders 24 Freighters From Boeing

June 19, 2018

FedEx Orders 24 Freighters From Boeing

FedEx Express has placed an order for 12 Boeing 767F freighters and 12 777F freighters in a deal valued at USD$6.6 billion at list prices.


Nippon Cargo Suspends Flights Over Maintenance Issue

June 18, 2018

Nippon Cargo Suspends Flights Over Maintenance Issue

Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines has suspended all flights due to an “inappropriate” maintenance record on a Boeing 747F freighter.