Air Cargo

By Aaron Karp
Hong Kong International Airport retained its status as the world’s busiest cargo airport in 2023, handling 4.3 million metric tons, up 3.2% year-over-year.
Airports & Networks

By Victoria Moores
Shippers are increasingly seeking accurate CO2 estimates from airlines.
Sustainability

By Helen Massy-Beresford
French cargo operator CMA CGM Air Cargo will use two Boeing 777-200F freighters to connect Asia to North America starting this summer.
Airlines & Lessors

By Graham Warwick
Moya Aero is preparing to test automated takeoff, flight to predefined points, return to home and landing on its demonstrator eVTOL.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Chen Chuanren
With two active lines at present, Embraer is aiming for a three-month conversion timeline per aircraft, or 12 conversions per year.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
California-based NovaDev is aiming its planned EcoFlight EF-5C at replacing aging Boeing 757/767 freighters.
Emerging Technologies

By Christine Boynton
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has tapped UPS as its primary domestic air cargo provider, after failing to negotiate new terms with FedEx.
Airlines & Lessors

By Antoine Fafard
Based on annual loaded and unloaded freight and mail, Hong Kong International Airport retained its title in 2023 as the world’s leading air cargo hub.
Airports & Networks

By Alan Dron
Royal Jordanian has added a new dedicated freighter to its fleet, as it seeks to tap into trade flows in the Levant region.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
FedEx Express has completed the expansion of its gateway facility at China’s Shenzhen Baoan International Airport.
Airports & Networks

By Alan Dron
Amending its April 2021 contract with Boeing, Silk Way West will purchase an additional 777F, scheduled for delivery in 2025.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Asiana’s cargo division will be sold if the Korean Air-Asiana merger is finalized.
Airlines & Lessors

By Jens Flottau
The A350F has built a 48% market share for Airbus in the large freighter market competing against the Boeing 777-8F.
Singapore Airshow

By Kurt Hofmann
TAAG Angola Airlines and Kenya Airways are expanding their dedicated cargo network with Boeing 737 freighter services.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Challenge Group's purchase of another Boeing 747-400F comes at a time of conflicting trends in the air cargo industry.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Global air freight markets saw demand rebound in 2023.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The two parties said the strategic arrangement launched in April 2023 had not been able to reach its full potential because of regulatory constraints.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
However, the Chinese New Year demand and potential escalation of military conflict in the Middle East could drive air cargo charges further in the coming weeks.
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton
Air freight carrier and lessor Atlas Air has taken delivery of a fourth Boeing 777-200F to operate on behalf of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company.
Airlines & Lessors

By Kurt Hofmann
Two of Lufthansa Cargo’s A321Fs have been grounded due to a fine crack found on the rear fuselage structure.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Christine Boynton
The company has revealed a newly branded component to its restructuring—a “tricolor network,” sorting its FedEx Express aircraft fleet into three categories.
Airlines & Lessors

By Steve Trimble
The new Contested Logistics System-300 Nautical Miles (CLS-300) will enter propulsion tests before June and flight tests by the end of 2024, the company said.
Multi-Mission Aircraft

By Helen Massy-Beresford
With just a couple of weeks left in 2023, times are busy for the air cargo industry amid its end-of-year peak season.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Cathay Pacific has taken another significant step in its fleet-renewal efforts with an order for six Airbus A350F freighters.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
“We certainly haven’t discounted” using the Alia for passenger flights, Air New Zealand CEO Greg Foran tells Aviation Daily.
Airlines & Lessors