Coronavirus: For a long time airlines have frowned on the freight sector, but right now it is a vital partner in the global fight against COVID-19

More and more aircraft around the world are being grounded as airlines reduce their flight schedules to meet the massive reduction in demand. But, while…..

Industry stepchild or driver of economic growth and deregulation? Understanding freight’s fragile future

Air cargo is viewed by many passenger carriers as a ‘stepchild,’ but changes in the global supply chain have given cargo greater prominence. The surge…..

Miami International airport plans to expand its cargo area volume by almost half as ‘rival’ cargo airport gets FAA clearance

Miami International airport (MIA) plans to expand its cargo area to enable it to handle more than four million tons of cargo per annum by…..

Australia’s hidden economic generator – airfreight seen as ‘vitally important’ to Australian economy

A new report has highlighted the economic value of bellyhold air cargo to the Australian economy, a multi-billion industry that has historically gone unnoticed in…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Korean LCCs, San Diego Airport, Raleigh Durham Airport, Helsinki Airport, Aeromexico and more

Each week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

New CAPA analysis suggests clouds of uncertainty forming for cargo operations in the US

A new research publication from CAPA – Centre for Aviation notes the growing momentum of US passenger airlines entering the cargo business. Just recently, Southwest…..

IATA: Air freight demand hits decade high; but capacity growth slows

Full calendar year metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show global air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) grew by +9.0%…..

Hawaii says Aloha to more inbound cargo than outbound freight

Hawaii has experienced massive changes in its air cargo business thanks to the online retailing behemoth Amazon changing its shipping policies for the US state…..

Air cargo demand continues to rise, but peak of cyclical growth may be near

Latest monthly figures released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets shows that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs),…..

Deutsche Post’s ‘United Parcel Nations of Europe’ strategy delivers positive returns

The growing popularity of internet shopping is driving demand for parcel delivery services, and like other European postal groups, Deutsche Post is expanding its business…..