Air

Cargolux to raise Africa rates due to cost of Ebola measures

Cargolux plane

Luxembourg carrier doubles cockpit crews on flights to region

Cathay Pacific cargo up almost 20% in August

Cathay Pacific Airways

Hong Kong-based carrier optimistic on demand outlook

Mixed trading outlook for China

China’s exports could slow despite recent volume surges at key hubs say analysts

Air France cancels 60% of flights on Tuesday

Similar disruption forecast for tomorrow

Air France cancels more than half its flights as pilots strike begins

Industrial action could last one week with situation set to worsen tomorrow

Hong Kong in August cargo traffic surge

Growth further evidence of strong export demand out of Asia

New iPhone boosts prospects of strong peak season for air cargo

Asia-US and Asia-Europe most buoyant routes

Qatar Airways to add Brussels and Shanghai to freighter network

Switch to Brussels a blow to Liège as air cargo gateway

Cargo to form major element of DWC airport expansion

Vast area to be developed lifting annual capacity to 16 million tonnes

Air France-KLM eyes breakeven from cargo in 2017

Carrier to limit exposure to full-freighter 'volatility'

AA and US Air to move to single air cargo waybill

Carrier aims to industry’s 'most customer-focused airfreight partner'

Air France-KLM-Martinair returns to Shanghai with freighters

Customers demand 'extra capacity to China'

A second 'pharma' freighter heads for EuroAirport

AirBridgeCargo to launch weekly service

Air France-KLM to further reduce freighter fleet

Group to operate just three all-cargo aircraft at Amsterdam by the end of 2016

Swiss launches WCA partnership

‘Unique’ cross-cooperation with forwarding network’s pharma, time-critical and DG groups

Advice and Insight

Reasons to be cheerful

Raoul Wintjes

Panalpina’s corporate head of air freight product management, Raoul Wintjes, tells Lloyd’s Loading List.com of significant signs of market improvements although rates are still below pre-crisis levels

Heathrow Airport outlines plans to double cargo capacity

Proposals welcomed as ‘Good news for freight’ by UK’s Freight Transport Association

Cargo ignored in UK airport debate, air freight sector claims

Shippers, forwarders and carriers insist logistics and trade implications must be considered

Air freight set for efficiency boost in Northern Europe with e-AWB initiative

Scandinavia’s main carriers, forwarders and handlers join forces to finally drive forward paperless penetration

People

Seabury Group expands Cargo Advisory Team

cargo plane

'Increased market demand' for analytical products

Hansa Heavy Lift rescues stranded couple

Crew saved couple from the Red Sea after their catamaran capsized

Cargolux sets up new product department geared towards niche markets

Move part of re-organisation of sales division

Lufthansa Cargo's Otto to join Austrian Airlines

Executive 'helped shape development' of cargo airline

Have Your Say

Container industry faces several more years of oversupply, warns Maersk’s Andersen

A senior shipping advisor responds to Andersen’s interview

The long, slow price quote

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Call for data to be collated on illegal foreign vehicles

Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire claims the avoidance of such payments is costing the British taxpayer circa £3million per annum in lost revenue

A unique logistic proposition?

A senior shipping advisor contributes his thoughts on the new Liverpool2 terminal