Transportation Air Freight and Logistics

  • Cashing in on the canal

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports from Panama on the new lane opening on the Panama Canal for even larger container ships to pass through.

  • Hundreds of construction workers lined the sides of the new lane of the Panama Canal to watch the first ship, a post-Panamax ship pass through.

    The Panama Canal is set to reopen on June 26, allowing larger ships to pass through its locks. What this means for U.S.-based businesses.

  • 3 Stocks to Watch: June 7, 2016

    FedEx, Sarepta Therapeutics and Verizon Communications are making headlines this morning before the opening bell.

  • FRANKFURT, June 6- Shanghai Yiqian Trading Company is to buy Hahn airport in Germany to secure a base for food exports as well as passengers heading to and from Asia, a deal highlighting China's increasing appetite for overseas infrastructure assets. The planned purchase of an 82.5 percent stake in Hahn from federal state owners for a low double-digit million...

  • WARSAW, June 3- Polish freight group PKP Cargo is benefiting from rising demand for rail transport between China and Europe, a route that is developing as a modern day Silk Road. The company now operates 20 such trains each week, carrying mostly high value-added goods from China bound for Western Europe. It usually takes PKP's trains 11-14 days to get from China to...

  • How will e-commerce affect UPS?

    The freight giant has been investing about $1 billion annually in technology to keep ahead of the curve, says UPS' Jim O' Gara.

  • Boeing's new problem

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on delays of Boeing's refueling tanker development.

  • MOSCOW, May 31- Moscow's new international airport is set to open next month with only a handful of airlines and faces a struggle to win passengers from rivals after Russia's economic crisis. The Zhukovsky airport terminal was inaugurated by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday, part of a 10 billion rouble project to redevelop a cargo airfield and Cold War...

  • The specter of bankruptcy is hanging over a major part of South Korea's economy, further threatening the country's stagnant growth.

  • The Eagle Ford crude oil tanker sails out of the the NuStar Energy dock at the Port of Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, Texas.

    While much of the oil industry is bleeding from low prices and oversupply, one segment is getting a boost.

  • A businessman passes the Baltic Exchange in London, U.K., on Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

    The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange, the two companies said on Wednesday.

  • FedEx

    With the TNT deal, FedEx is now the only logistics giant with strong networks in Europe, Asia and the U.S., says Stifel, Nicolaus and Co MD David Ross.

  • Alibaba-Lazada deal

    Lazada has a strong logistics base, but it also has a good position in the ASEAN market as a one-stop shop, says Maximillian Bittner, Lazada CEO.

  • WASHINGTON, May 18- The U.S. Transportation Department said Wednesday it is permanently banning passengers and crew members from carrying e-cigarettes in checked baggage or charging the devices onboard aircraft. In August 2014, an e-cigarette in a passenger's checked bag in the cargo hold of an aircraft caused a fire forcing an evacuation of the plane at...

  • Atlas Air

    Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide rose nearly 30 percent after the company unveiled a new partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon.

  • FRANKFURT, May 3- Pressure on ticket prices, tourist caution after attacks on European cities and cargo weakness prompted Lufthansa to cut growth plans for the year, weighing on its shares. British Airways owner IAG last week said it will offer fewer flights than initially planned this summer because people are flying less after the Brussels attacks.

  • AMSTERDAM, April 28- Airbus Group prepared investors for a charge on its troubled A400M military aircraft programme and reported a heavy cash impact from delays in civil jet deliveries, sending its shares lower despite a pledge to meet full-year targets. Europe's largest aerospace company gained a 3.5 billion euro bailout for the A400M cargo and troop...


    China is in a better shape than most think due to the scale of the economy, says Deutsche Post DHL Group's chairman and CEO, Frank Appel.


    Low oil prices will drive consumption, with Christmas spending last year robust, says Deutsche Post DHL Group's chairman and CEO, Frank Appel.

  • Lockheed lands cargo airship deal

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that Straightline Aviation and Lockheed Martin have inked a $480 million deal for 12 of Lockheed's hybrid airships.