Air cargo

Covid-hit Lufthansa Cargo Cancel all Transit Freight via Frankfurt Hub

Lufthansa Cargo is the latest carrier to suffer operationally from an outbreak of Covid and has been forced to cancel all transit freight through Frankfurt. It has advised customers to cancel all transit bookings, saying in a note to customers: “We unfortunately see no other option at the moment than to take some measures at […]

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Airport Congestion and Staff Shortages Means Cargo is not Getting Picked Up

Attempts by air cargo handlers to encourage forwarders to pick up freight at weekends are failing, according to two senior handling sources. While the congestion at several airports, notably Amsterdam and Chicago O’Hare, has eased, handlers claim one of the biggest issues is lack of freight movements between Friday and Monday. “We are experiencing cargo

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Congestion Hits Air Cargo

Congestion Hits Air Cargo Flows – ‘Not seen this bad in 25 years’

Severe congestion across major airports appears to be hindering air cargo volumes. Dynamic week-on-week global load factors fell 1.5% the week starting the 8th of November, according to the latest research from Clive Data Services. The same week saw a 5.5% fall in global capacity, which should indicate higher load factors – but it seems

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