The UAE handled 11.1 million TEU, down 6.7 percent year-on-year due to a reduction in lower-margin transhipment cargo.
Dubai-based port operator says UAE business slumps 6.7% in first nine months of 2016; European, Indian terminals deliver robust growth.
UPS has announced the expansion of its earliest morning package delivery service, UPS Worldwide Express Plus.
Dubai air services provider dnata says softening demand and excess capacity in the market is a concern, but that it will nonetheless post modest growth in cargo volumes this year.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that it will add an additional weekly freighter service between Doha and Budapest, bringing the total weekly flights to three.
Data for global air freight markets in August 2016 shows demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.9 percent year-on-year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Pakistan business community seeks direct air cargo services to Central Asia, eliminating shipment via Dubai.
The global express logistics company DHL Express has announced its annual general average price increase, effective from January 1, 2017, with an average price increase of 4.9% in the UAE.
The cargo arm of Etihad Airways has expanded its presence in Australia and New Zealand with the renewal of its contract with ACP to now also include Brisbane.
There is a plan to move the entire Emirates Airline to Al Maktoum International in Dubai South, Nabil Sultan, Emirates divisional senior vice president of cargo, confirmed at a recent media briefing.
Etihad Airways has joined the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) in stating its support for a voluntary licence approach in the procurement and supply profession.
Emirates SkyCargo has launched its new Emirates SkyPharma facility at Dubai International Airport for pharmaceutical air cargo.
Gerry’s dnata, a Dubai-based joint venture that handles cargo and luggage for some 12 international airlines at Pakistan’s airports, is investing US $18 million to double its working capacity by December 2017.
Egypt Air Cargo has begun flying to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport from Cairo on a weekly schedule that is expected to be increased before the end of the year.
CargoLogicAir, the new British cargo airline, has signed an agreement with Sharjah-based Volga-Dnepr Gulf to perform C-check maintenance on its Boeing 747-400 freighter.
SATS has won a tender to build and operate a cargo terminal in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, making it the first international cargo handler to enter the Saudi market.
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft is considering the launch of a passenger-to-freighter conversion programme that it says has strong potential for the Middle East air freight market.