Wave of change

Air Cargo News  2012-03-30 00:00:00

AIR Cargo News, from the latest issue onwards, has totally changed its editorial coverage and design.

India's global aviation hub ambitions

Air Cargo News  2012-03-30 00:00:00

INDIA has the potential to become a global aviation hub, but must encourage growth and slash costs, writes Thelma Etim

Airline collapse halts new cargo centre

Air Cargo News  2012-03-30 00:00:00

BUDAPEST Airport says it expects to increase the amount of freight it handles this year, despite shelving its plans for a state-of-the-art reloading centre.

Whistleblower escapes US$226m fine

Air Cargo News  2012-03-29 00:00:00

Europe has fined 14 forwarding companies, including Panalpina and UPS, a total of €169m

Freight cartel whistleblower escapes US$226m fine

Air Cargo News  2012-03-29 00:00:00

Europe has fined 14 forwarding companies, including Panalpina and UPS, a total of €169m

KLM and LAN Cargo settle price-fixing case

Air Cargo News  2012-03-28 00:00:00

FRANCO-Dutch airline Air France-KLM and LAN Cargo have agreed a settlement in the Air Canada Cargo class action over alleged price fixing.

SIA and South African settle price fixing charges

Air Cargo News  2012-03-27 00:00:00

SOUTH African Airways (SAA) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have both made a plea bargain for price fixing of cargo with Cathay Pacific.

Air Cargo News launches fund for future industry leaders

Air Cargo News  2012-03-27 00:00:00

New education scholarship aims to attract talent to airfreight

Hactl welcomes third runway bid

Air Cargo News  2012-03-26 00:00:00

Hactl praises government go-ahead to the third runway at Hong Kong Airport (HKIA).

Fuel anxiety shrinks profit margins

Air Cargo News  2012-03-26 00:00:00

THE International Air Transport Association (IATA) is reducing its forecast for 2012 due to the rising cost of fuel.

Kenyan set for massive capacity expansion

Air Cargo News  2012-03-26 00:00:00

KENYA Airways plans to invest US$3.6bn in new aircraft and routes to cash in on the growth in cargo between Africa, China and India.

Liège safe from UPS' TNT takeover, for now

Air Cargo News  2012-03-26 00:00:00

UPS denies it has plans to close TNT's Liège (Belgium) hub operations following its takeover of the Dutch express operator.

KLM's cargo shipments plummet in February

Air Cargo News  2012-03-23 00:00:00

FRANCO-Dutch airline Air France-KLM has blamed the weak economy for its cargo traffic falling by 5.1 per cent in February.

Lufthansa bails out of Jade Cargo

Air Cargo News  2012-03-22 00:00:00

LUFTHANSA Cargo has announced it is cutting its losses and pulling out of its joint venture with the beleaguered Chinese-German freight carrier Jade Cargo.

Takeover will create Euro giant

Air Cargo News  2012-03-20 00:00:00

UPS will buy the Dutch TNT Express for US$6.85 billion (€5.2 billion), strengthening its lead as the world's largest integrator outside of the US.

Saudia's sea-sky move

Air Cargo News  2012-03-14 00:00:00

SAUDI Airlines Cargo and the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) will work together in partnership to ship urgent goods.

Cathay cargo loss nears 10 per cent

Air Cargo News  2012-03-14 00:00:00

CATHAY Pacific's freight volumes dropped 8.6 per cent last year, as the airline filled 67.2 per cent of cargo space - a decline of 8.5 per cent.

QCS' quick growth

Air Cargo News  2012-03-13 00:00:00

FREIGHT forwarder Quick Cargo Service (QCS) has seen its turnover increase 11.5 per cent to €49 million (US$64.2 million) during 2011.

Karachi crushed by customs strike

Air Cargo News  2012-03-13 00:00:00

QATAR Airways and Air France-KLM Cargo have announced plans to restart scheduled freighter services to Karachi (Pakistan) at a time when strikes threaten cargo clearance at the airport.

Qatar expands cargo routes

Air Cargo News  2012-03-12 00:00:00

THIS year Qatar Airways will launch four new cargo routes and upgrade two existing ones.

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