Air Cargo

By Patrick Burnson · March 29, 2011
The International Air Transport Association today announced scheduled international traffic for February 2011 showing increases of 2.3 percent for cargo demand compared to February 2010.
By Jeff Berman · March 17, 2011
Net income for the quarter—at $231 million—was down 3 percent from last year’s $239 million, but quarterly revenue at $9.66 billion was up 11 percent from last year’s $8.70 billion. Operating income—at $393 million—was down 6 percent year-over-year.
By Patrick Burnson · March 16, 2011
With the closing of three Japanese ports — Sendai, Hitachinaka and Kashima — some U.S. manufacturers and retailers may be opting for air cargo alternatives to meet shipping and sourcing deadlines.
By Patrick Burnson · March 10, 2011
As the Airforwarders Association annual conference gets underway in San Diego today, the industry continues to focus on the Pacific Rim
By Patrick Burnson · March 3, 2011
As widely anticipated, the International Air Transport Association announced a cut in its forecast for airline industry profits
<p>Boeing says that over the next 20 years, the number of airplanes in the freighter fleet is forecast to expand by more than two-thirds.</p> By Patrick Burnson · March 1, 2011
Today, fuel and capacity issues continue to loom large for air cargo carriers, while shippers are being told that tactical adjustments, especially in the growing Intra-Asia trade, will need to be made at a moment’s notice as carriers re-adjust their networks.
By Patrick Burnson · March 1, 2011
The International Air Transport Association announced international scheduled traffic results for January showing a 9.1 percent growth in air freight compared to January 2010
By Jeff Berman · February 18, 2011
Following the introduction of the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011, H.R. 658 by the leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week, the bill was approved by the committee this week by a 34-25 margin.
By Jeff Berman · February 14, 2011
Last week, the leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced legislation designed to reform Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs, set policies and priorities for United States aviation systems, and create jobs through infrastructure improvements.
By Patrick Burnson · February 11, 2011
When the 36th Annual Federal Aviation Administration’s Forecast Conference convenes in Washington next week, shippers should expect to hear that profitability for U.S. carriers will hinge a stable environment for fuel prices.
By Jeff Berman · February 9, 2011
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said today that it plans to spend $22.5 million to expand its hub facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport to meet the growing needs of international shippers.
By Patrick Burnson · February 4, 2011
Despite the encouraging news from The International Air Transport Association on improving freight volumes, there are still two key issues that may have a negative impact on a full recovery: the weather and fuel prices.
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The International Air Transport Association reported full-year 2010 demand statistics for international scheduled air traffic that showed a 20.6 percent increase in freight
By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2011
In light of attempts last October by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said late last month it is looking to accelerate the deadline for screening United States-bound air cargo to December 31, 2011.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2011
Even though the economy is still taking its lumps en route to a full-fledged recovery, UPS appears to be ahead of the game based on its fourth quarter and full-year 2010 earnings performance.

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