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Please be aware that many air carriers have implemented war, COVID-19, and congestion surcharges.

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Last updated:  November 3, 2022  8:45 AM CDT

Air Astana
Air Astana is restoring its international flight network to pre-pandemic levels and plans to add 24 new aircraft to its fleet. Learn more.

As of March 11, 2022, suspended all flights to Russia.

As of Jan. 19, 2022, Air Astana completely restored its route network and to 15 domestic and 30 international destinations. Learn more.

As of Jan. 7, 2022, resumed both international and domestic flights from Nur-Sultan Nazarbayev International Airport. Learn more.

Aer Lingus
Effective March 26, 2023, Aer Lingus will restart its daily service to Hartford, Connecticut, direct from Dublin.

Will re-start direct service from Dublin to Miami in October 2022. Learn more.

Resumed direct service from Dublin to Orlando Nov. 27, 2021. Learn more.

Aeroflot
Restored the Moscow – Guangzhou route on June 6.

As of Feb. 9, 2021, resumed flights to Almaty, Baku, Yerevan, Delhi, and increases flight frequencies to Nur-Sultan, Minsk, Bishkek. Learn more.

As of Nov. 19, increased flight frequencies to Dubai and Male. Learn more.

As of Nov.16, 2020, resumed flights to Nice, France, and Cypress, Greece. Learn more.

AeroUnion
Updating the fuel surcharge to $0.20/kilo, effective Oct. 24, 2022.

Air Antwerp
Air Antwerp has decided not to resume operations between Antwerp Airport and London City Airport until at least the end of August 2022.

Air Canada
As of March 30, 2022, flights to Ben Gurion Airport (Tel Aviv) canceled until further notice.

As of March 7, 2022, while Canada-India flights are still operating, they are taking a longer route around Ukraine affecting cargo payload.

Adding permanent all-cargo flights. Learn more.

The Summer 2022 international schedule will include 34 routes relaunching across the Atlantic and Pacific. And in March 2022, service will resume from Montreal to Casablanca, Nice, Algiers, Rome, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. From Vancouver, Air Canada will be offering service to Frankfurt, Dublin, and Zurich. Learn more.

Review Air Canada Cargo’s latest widebody schedule here.

Air China Cargo
Effective Oct. 16, 2022, the fuel surcharge will decrease to $0.85/kilogram.

Air France
As of October 31, 2022, Air France will resume daily night flights between Singapore and Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Please be informed of the following operational developments linked to the situation in Ukraine:

  • KL flights to KIX (via ICN) will restart March 14
  • KL flights to NRT (via ICN) will restart March 16
  • No AF and KL flights to/from Ukraine until further notice
  • No AF and KL flights to/from Russia until further notice. No cargo allowed to/from Russia on AF, KL, MP and Interline. 

Shipments booked on impacted flights are currently being processed in order to offer repair solutions or other alternatives. Learn more.

In February 2022, resumed flights between Paris-Orly and New York-JFK, and between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Dallas/Fort Worth, with plans to resume service to Denver in Summer 2021. Learn more.

Airlink
Will resume flights between Johannesburg and St. Helena March 26, 2022.

Air Malta
Resumed service to Madrid on April 4, 2022.

Plans to resume flights between the Islands and London Gatwick, Madrid, and Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport for Summer 2022. Learn more.

Air New Zealand Cargo
Effective Oct. 30, 2022, will resume its nonstop service from Chicago, bringing back all 29 international pre-pandemic destinations.

Resumes non-stop IAH-AKL service, three times weekly, July 7, 2022.

Air Serbia
Effective March 13, will scale back its flights to Moscow to once a week.

Plans to restore two routes in summer 2022 from Belgrade. Venice will be restored on April 10, 2022. Madrid will be restored on April 30, 2022.

Air Transat
On April 8, 2022, announced the gradual resumption of operations to France, starting with Montreal to Marseille. Six destinations will restart in the coming weeks. Learn more.

Alaska Air and Alaska Air Cargo
Alaska Airlines is trimming the following four routes from its network:

  • Austin – Palms Springs – effective November 30, 2022
  • Los Angeles – Salt Lake City – effective November 30, 2022
  • Los Angeles – Austin – effective January 9, 2023
  • San Diego – Santa Barbara – effective May 23, 2023

Announced Jan. 6, 2022, that it would reduce further departures by about 10% through the end of the month. Learn more.

A reduced flight schedule is in effect. Check out the latest flight schedules here and the latest embargoes and restrictions here.

American Airlines
American Airlines has announced it will drop American Eagle service to Toledo, OH as well as Ithaca and Islip (Long Island), NY on Sept. 7, 2022. Learn more.

Effective April 4, 2022, air freight fees will be adjusted to $0.13/kilogram. The minimum and TLC rates will remain unchanged.

On Dec. 17, 2021, restarted service between Munich and Charlotte Douglas International Airport for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. Learn more.

Flights schedules change often due to COVID-19. For details, click here.

Amerijet
As of Sept. 15, 2022, the following surcharges are in effect:

From To Min. per AWB Rate per kg
USA Mexico & Central America, Dominican Republic  $15.00 $0.62
USA USA, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, South America, Europe, Canada, Africa, M-East & Asia  $15.00 $0.68
Puerto Rico & Caribbean (except Dominican Republic) All $15.00 $0.49
Dominican Republic All $15.00 $0.46
Mexico All $15.00 $0.49
Central America All $15.00 $0.49
South America All $15.00 $0.49
Europe All $15.00 $0.70
Canada All $15.00 $0.62
Africa, M-East & Asia All $15.00 $0.62

Effective April 29, 2022:

  • USA-Mexico & Central America, Dominican Republic: $0.51
  • USA-Puerto Rico, Caribbean, South America, Europe, Canada, Africa, M-East & Asia: $0.57

Asiana
Effective July 1, 2022, resumed flights between Seoul and Rome.

Effective April 1, 2022, due to increase of jet fuel costs, increasing fuel surcharges on all air cargo shipments originating from IATA AREA 1 from $1.05/kilogram to $1.20/kilogram.

Review reduced flight schedules.

Atlas Airlines
Fuel surcharge increases effective March 16, 2022:

  • Long-haul North America to South America (EZE/SCL/VCP) $0.50/kilogram, minimum $10
  • Short-haul North America to South America (LIM/UIO/BOG/MAO) $0.25/kilogram, minimum $10

Austrian Airways 
Resumed flights to Los Angeles in May 2022.

Austrian Airlines is planning to resume service to Göteborg Landvetter Airport (Gothenburg) on March 27, 2022. Learn more.

Plans to relaunch flights to Los Angeles in Summer 2022. Learn more.

Will resume flights between Montreal and JFK in May 2021. Learn more.

Avianca Airlines
Effective August 26, 2022, fuel surcharges are now $0.80/kilogram for long haul and $0.52/kilogram for short haul.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Will restart the Dhaka – Toronto route on March 26.

British Airways
British Airways’ total capacity for its 2022/2023 winter schedule, until March 31, 2023, will be reduced by 8% and impact around 10,000 flights. Learn more.

British Airways has delayed the return of the London – Bangkok route until at least the end of March 2023.

Effective March 29, 2022, resumed international short-haul flying from Gatwick Airport.

Year-round nonstop service between Pittsburgh International Airport and London Heathrow Airport will resume June 3, 2022. Learn more

Effective Dec. 9, 2021, British Airways has resumed service from Heathrow to both Nashville and New Orleans. Learn more.

Effective Nov. 28, 2021, flights to Hong Kong are temporarily suspended. Learn more.

Will add Dallas to its A380 route network at Heathrow from March 27, 2022. Learn more.

Brussels Airlines
Effective June 11, 2022, Brussels Airlines resumes service to Conakry and Ouagadougou. Learn more.

CAL Cargo Airlines
New fuel surcharge rates effective March 21, 2022:

  • Israel-Europe 0.20/kilogram USD
  • Israel-USA 0.30/kilogram USD
  • Europe-Israel 0.18/kilogram Euro
  • Europe-LCA 0.18/kilogram Euro
  • LCA-Israel 0.05/kilogram Euro
  • OSL-Israel 1.80/kilogram NOK
  • Europe-USA 0.30/kilogram Euro
  • USA-Europe 0.20/kilogram USD
  • USA-Israel 0.30/kilogram USD

Canadian North Airlines
Canadian North Airlines has decided to end the Iqaluit – Toronto (Pearson) route early on Sept. 4 due to low demand and limited resources. Learn more.

Cathay Pacific
Effective Nov. 1, will resume flights from New York to Hong Kong through Russian air space. Learn more.

Will resume daily flights to and from Tokyo (Haneda) from Nov. 1, 2022, and will provide four weekly flights to and from Sapporo from Dec. 1, 2022.

Will resume to and from Tokyo (Narita) and Osaka will increase to 43 pairs and 50 pairs respectively from October 2022.

Plans to add more than 200 pairs of passenger flights to Asia and long-haul destinations in October 2022.

Effective Oct. 1, 2022, Cathay Pacific is decreasing their fuel surcharges for all export shipments across the Americas as follows:

  • Hong Kong: US$0.70/kg
  • China/NE Asia/SE Asia (except HKG): US$0.90/kg
  • India, Middle East, SW Pacific, Africa, and other destinations: US$1.35/kg

Cathay Pacific Airways will return to Dubai on Oct. 2, 2022, with three weekly flights.

Effective April 1, 2022, applying the following fuel surcharges to all Americas exports from the following locations:

  • India Sub-Continent, Middle East, Southwest Pacific, Africa, and other destinations: US$1.80/kilogram

Review the latest flight restrictions, and the latest flight schedules.

Cargolux
Effective Nov. 7, 2022, the Cargolux fuel surcharge will be adjusted to EUR1.35.

Re-routing flights to avoid Russian airspace and stopovers there. Implementing a war surcharge applicable on all cargo having origin or destination Asia (China, Hong-Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia), effective March 7, 2022.

Caribbean Airlines
On April 16, 2022, announced the re-start of non-stop service between Tobago and New York (JFK) on May 5.

Cebu Pacific
Gradually resuming some international and domestic flights. Learn more.

China Airlines
Effective April 1, 2022, China Airlines will increase the fuel surcharge to $1.45/kilogram

China Southern Airlines
Recently updated its May 2022 freighter schedules out of Shenzhen and Guangzhou, adding 31 extra flights to Chicago and four extra flights to Frankfurt.

CMA CGM Air Cargo
Announced three new destinations, Dubai, Beirut and Istanbul, effective May 19. Learn more.

Condor Airlines
As of May 4, 2022, Condor returns to Toronto from Frankfurt. Learn more.

Will resume its seasonal nonstop Frankfurt, Germany, service on June 1, 2022, from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

In early 2022, reinstated nonstop Frankfurt flights from Seattle/Tacoma (SEA), Las Vegas (LAS), Anchorage (ANC) and Fairbanks (FAI) following the suspension of service during the pandemic.

Croatia Airlines
On June 10, 2022, resuming service to Stockholm (Arlanda).

Delta Airlines and Delta Cargo
The week of Oct. 3, 2022, Delta Air Lines resumed its nonstop service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and Seoul-Incheon International Airport.

Effective Oct. 1, 2022, Delta Cargo is updating its surcharge to reflect lower input costs. The Cargo surcharge will change from $0.27/kg to $0.23/kg chargeable weight for all international shipments originating in the United States. 
 
Effective Oct. 1, 2022, Delta Cargo is implementing a surcharge to reflect rising operating costs. The Cargo surcharge will be $0.06/lb with a minimum of $3.00 on chargeable weight for all Domestic shipments covering US50 and US50 to Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands. The Cargo surcharge is composed of both security and fuel components and applies to all DASH products along with loose and shipper-built ULD freight tendered to Delta Cargo.  

Will resume flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Tokyo International Airport (HND) beginning Oct. 30, 2022.

On Monday, June 6, 2022, relaunched weekly nonstop service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Marsh Harbour International Airport in The Abacos, Bahamas.

Delta Air Lines has announced it will cut around 100 flights a day, primarily in the U.S. and Latin America. The cuts will be from July 1 through August 7 during the busy summer schedule. Learn more.

Effective April 1, 2022, updating fuel surcharge from $0.17/kilogram to $0.23/kilogram on chargeable weight for all international shipments originating in the United States.

Due to ongoing travel demand impact from the pandemic, as of Dec. 13, 2021, Delta is suspending service on seven U.S. routes. Learn more.

Will restore summer seasonal service between the New York (JFK) hub and Stockholm (Arlanda) on June 1, 2022. Learn more

DHL
Effective March 22, 2022, the airfreight surcharge is $0.10/kilogram with a minimum of USD $10.00.

Taking bookings to the United Kingdom and Europe for general cargo via the CVG hub. The Middle East remains still closed.

Review schedule and surcharge updates here.

Egypt Air
Will resume flights from Cairo to Moscow on April 15, 2022.

El Al
El Al Israel Airlines is being forced to suspend service to Toronto, Warsaw and Brussels on Oct. 30, 2022.

Gradually resuming international and domestic operations. Learn more.

Emirates
According to Emirates SkyCargo fuel index, until further notice, the fuel surcharge for any long-haul air waybill issued on or after Nov. 1, 2022, for all products except Emirates Fresh, Emirates Fresh Breathe, Emirates Fresh Premium/MailCBV, is $.91 per pound. The charge for Emirates Fresh, Emirates Fresh Breathe, Emirates Fresh Premium/MailCBV products is $0.39 per pound. More details on the surcharge mechanism are available at www.skycargo.com.

Starting Dec. 1, 2022, will restore nonstop Airbus A380 services to and from Auckland and Kuala Lumpur, starting on December 1, 2022.

Will restore its London Stansted route starting August 1, 2022.

Announced April 6, 2022, the restart of services to four destinations: Bali (May 1), London Stansted (August 1), Rio de Janeiro (November 2), and Buenos Aires (November 2).

Effective April 12, 2022, all products except PXS-Emirates Fresh/PXD-Emirates Fresh Breathe/PXC-Emirates Fresh Premium/Mail/CBV: $1.26/kilogram (Long Haul). PXS-Emirates Fresh/PXD-Emirates Fresh Breathe/PXC-Emirates Fresh Premium: $0.54/kg (Long Haul).

Announced April 6, 2022, that it plans to restart services to four destinations: Bali (May 1), London Stansted (August 1), Rio de Janeiro (Nov. 2), and Buenos Aires (Nov. 2).

Effective April 8, 2022, a supplementary harge amount of $1.17/kilogram will be levied on export shipments.

Effective Feb. 8, 2022, will make a full return of passenger services to and from Casablanca.

Ethiad Airways
Starting Nov. 15, will introduce 50 additional tons of belly capacity via four new weekly direct passenger flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). With the addition of these flights, the carrier will offer a total of 11 weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and New York.

Effective April 8, 2022, the supplementary charge amount of US$1.17/kg will be levied on export shipments.

Ethiopian Airlines
Resumed flights to Bengaluru, India, March 27, 2022.

Effective March 16, 2022, the fuel surcharge is $0.53/kilogram on gross weight.

Eva Air
Effective Nov. 1, 2022, a non-commissionable surcharge of $0.95/kilogram will apply to all EVA AWB issued in the United States.

FedEx
Due to continued disruptions in the global supply chain, air cargo capacity remains limited. We are incurring incremental costs as we continue to adjust our international networks and operate in this constrained environment.

Beginning March 7, 2022, the Peak Surcharge amount for FedEx Express parcel and freight shipments and TNT shipments will increase for some shipments moving between APAC and countries in APAC, Europe, LAC and MEISA.

Beginning March 7, 2022, the Peak Surcharge amount for FedEx Express parcel and freight shipments and TNT shipments will increase for some shipments moving between Europe and countries in all regions.

Beginning March 7, 2022, the Peak Surcharge amount for FedEx Express parcel and freight shipments and TNT shipments will increase for some shipments moving between India and countries in APAC, Europe, and MEISA.

Updated amounts can be found here.

See Information about Peak Surcharge Changes affected by this update.

Finnair
Effective Oct. 18, Finnair resumed flights to Eilat, Israel, from Helsinki after an absence of more than two years. Learn more.

On Sept. 6, 2022, Finnair returned to Ghangzhou, China.

On March 24, 2022, updated its traffic program for Summer 2022 due to the closure of Russian airspace. Learn more.

As of March 9, 2022, Finnair will again fly to Tokyo Narita airport four times a week out of Helsinki. Learn more.

Reducing February 2022 schedule due to omicron spread. Learn more.

Planning to resume service to all five destinations it served in Japan before the pandemic (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Sapporo) in Summer 2022. Learn more.

Fiji Airways
Plans to resume twice weekly direct services to Adelaide commencing on Monday, July 4, 2022.

Effective Dec. 1, 2021, will resume flights to Fiji for fully vaccinated international travelers, with the first commercial flight from the United States to Fiji since March 2020 scheduled to depart Los Angeles and San Francisco on Nov. 30, arriving in Fiji (Nadi) Dec. 2. Learn more.

Firefly
Firefly, the low-cost arm of Malaysia Aviation Group, plans to resume service from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang to Seletar Airport in Singapore effective June 13, 2022.

Freebird Airlines
Freebird Airlines has returned to London’s Gatwick Airport as of May 30, 2022.

Hainan Airlines
Will resume the Shenzhen – Vancouver route on June 9.

Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines will suspend the Honolulu – Orlando route in September 2022.

Resuming Honolulu-New Zealand flights on July 2, 2022.

As of Jan. 14, 2022, suspending its Honolulu-Brisbane route due to restrictions. Learn more.

Hong Kong Airlines
Hong Kong Airlines will resume its twice-weekly flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok from July 17, 2022.

Hong Kong Airlines is planning to restore the Hong Kong – Seoul route on June 5, 2022.

IAG Cargo
Effective November 2022, will restart services from its Madrid hub to Caracas and Rio de Janeiro. Learn more.

Services to DME have been suspended. 

IBC Air
Effective Oct. 17, 2022, fuel surcharge is to $0.46/pound with a $15 minimum to all destinations in and out of the Caribbean.

Iberia Airlines
In August 2022, Iberia reopened its last two destinations in Latin America closed due to the pandemic: Caracas and Rio de Janeiro.

In summer 2022, will restore flights to the Maldives and Cali. Learn more.

All flights between Madrid and Shanghai until further notice.

Iceland Air
Reopened a direct route from Helsinki Airport to Keflavik (Reykjavik) on April 2, 2022.

Will resume the Billund route in April 2022.

Japan Airlines
As of April 16, 2022, the fuel and security surcharges on shipments from the United States are $1.20/kilogram and $0.20 per kilogram, respectively. 

Jet Airways
Planning to relaunch operations September 2022. Learn more

JetBlue
As of Dec. 31, 2021, cut hundreds of flights through mid-January due to omicron-related challenges. Learn more.

JetStar
Restarted flights between Tokyo and Cairns on July 20, 2022.

Announced Jan. 13, 2022, adjusting flying levels to better match travel demand in light of the sudden growth in COVID-19 cases. The Qantas Group now expects domestic capacity for the third quarter of FY22 to be at around 70% of pre-COVID-19 levels. Learn more.

Kenya Airways
Resumed daily flights to Dubai effective Jan. 31, 2022. Learn more.

Korean Airlines
On Sept. 1, 2022, restored the Seoul (Incheon) – Rome (Fiumicino) route.

From Oct. 1, 2022, Korean Air will resume its routes to the United Arab Emirates and Thailand, which have been suspended since March 2020. Learn more.

Effective July 1, 2022, resumed the Milan (Malpensa) - Seoul route.

Effective July 1, 2022, adjusting its fuel surcharge to $1.40, applicable to all air waybills issued in the United States.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
As of Oct. 31, 2022, resuming flights from Kuala Lumpurand Jakarta. Learn more.

As of March 22, 2022, Services to Kyiv, St. Petersburg and Moscow continue to be suspended.

In Summer 2022, will expand capacity on European and intercontinental routes by 10% and 17%, respectively, compared to 2021.

As of Oct. 20, 2021, has resumed operating services to almost its entire pre-pandemic network (one destination excepted). Learn more.

LATAM Cargo
Effective Nov. 1, 2022, in North America, an additional charge of $0.20 per kilo on all long-haul routes and $0.10 extra per kilo for medium-haul destinations (Manaus and Peru) applies. As a result, LATAM Cargo carriers' fuel surcharge will be $1.70 per kilo for long-haul routes and $0.85 per kilo chargeable for Medium Haul routes.

As of September 2022, LATAM Airlines Ecuador has resumed its direct route between Quito – Miami with daily flights.

LATAM Airlines Group announces the resumption of operations between Punta Arenas and Mount Pleasant, with a monthly stopover in Río Gallegos (Argentina), starting on July 2, 2022.

Effective April 19, 2022, LATAM Cargo carriers are increasing their fuel surcharge to €0.85/kilogram.

Effective March 22, 2022, in North America, an additional charge of $0.40/kilogram and $0.20/kilogram will apply to long-haul and medium-haul routes, respectively. Fuel surcharges will be $1.30/kilogram and $0.65/kilogram for long-haul and medium-haul routes, respectively.

Will resume its operations between Santiago, Auckland, and Sydney beginning March 29, 2022. Learn more.

Review the most current operating routes here.

LOT Polish Airlines
Redeploying aircraft due to airspace closures to the east of Poland following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Learn more.

Effective March 14, 2022, updated the airfreight surcharge to $.75/kilogram and the dangerous goods fee to $100. This will increase to $1/kilogram as of April 1, 2022.

Will restore the Warsaw – New York (JFK) route in June 2022. Learn more.

Lufthansa
Effective Oct. 1, 2022, Lufthansa Cargo is reducing its airfreight surcharge from $0.85 to $0.80 per kilogram.

Effective July 18, 2022, cutting capacity out of Frankfurt to reduce disruption. Learn more.

Effective June 27, 2022, a new air freight surcharge of $0.95 to $1.05 per kilogram.

As of March 7, suspended all flights to Russia and will not use Russian airspace for overflights until further notice. The following freighter flights have been cancelled:

  • Flight LH8474/28FEB FRA-BLR-HKG
  • Flight LH8410/02MAR FRA-CTU-(ICN)
  • Flight LH8458/04MAR FRA-TAS-BLR-HKG
  • Flight LH8430/06MAR, 13MAR, 20MAR FRA-(ICN)-PEK
  • Flight LH8408/16MAR, 23MAR FRA-ICN-PVG

Malaysia Airlines
Restarting flights from Penang to Kuching and Kota Kinabalu beginning December 2021 to March 2022. Learn more.

Nippon Cargo Airlines
Effective March 15, 2022, increasing its fuel charge $0.10 to $1.10/kilogram. A security Charge of $0.10/kilogram remains in effect.

Due to the situation in Russia and Ukraine, the following flights are suspended indefinitely: Narita to Amsterdam, Amsterdam to Narita via Milan, Narita to Milan via Amsterdam, and Milan to Narita.

Peach Airlines
Peach Aviation Limited will resume flights on its Tokyo (Haneda) – Seoul (Incheon) route on Oct. 30, 2022. Learn more.

Polar Air
Effective Nov. 1 - 30, 2022, the fuel surcharge will increase as follows:

  • North America to all Asia-Pacific destinations: $0.50/kilogram
  • North America domestic destinations: $0.11/pound

Qantas Airways
Will reduce its planned domestic capacity by approximately 10% from Feb. 5, 2022, through to March 31, 2022. Learn more.

Announced Jan. 13, 2022, adjusting flying levels to better match travel demand in light of the sudden growth in COVID-19 cases. The Qantas Group now expects domestic capacity for the third quarter of FY22 to be at around 70% of pre-COVID-19 levels. Learn more.

Starting June 22, 2022, will resume direct service between Australia and continental Europe, flying three return Sydney-Perth-Rome flights per week. Learn more.

Qatar Airways
Will resume flights to London Gatwick Airport on June 5, 2022.

Effective June 25, 2022, will resume service to the Namibian capital, Windhoek.

Effective March 8, 2022, due to the ongoing political unrest in Ukraine, all flights to Kyiv (KBP) and Odessa (ODS) are cancelled until further notice.

Flights to Multan International Airport, Pakistan, will resume on Feb. 22, 2022, with a three weekly service and taking it to four weekly, effective March 27, 2022.

Royal Jordanian Airlines
Will restore the Amman – Milan (Malpensa) route on Sept. 24, 2022.

Ryanair
Will close its Frankfurt base on March 31, 2022. Learn more.

Announced Dec. 23, 2021, plans to reduce January 2022 capacity by 33% due to an omicron-fueled demand slump. Learn more.

Scandinavian Airlines-SAS
Cancelling around 4,000 flights this summer, due to staff shortages and delayed aircraft deliveries. Learn more.

Introducing a fuel surcharge for U.S. departures effective May 1, 2022. The fee amount will be determined once a month based on the average fuel price. 

Plans to reopen the Copenhagen to Boston route in Summer 2022. Learn more.

Resumed Stockholm-Miami flights on Nov. 8, 2021 and will resume Copenhagen-Miami flights Nov. 10 and Oslo-Miami on Nov. 11. Learn more.

Scoot Airlines
Restored its Singapore-Gold Coast, Australia route on Feb. 13, 2022. 

Singapore Airlines
In late 2022 and early 2023, plans to reinstate flights and increase services to points in key East Asian markets as border restrictions further ease across the region. Learn more.

Effective June 9, 2022, resumed operations between its Singapore hub and Rome (Fiumicino).

Effective March 16, 2022, for all export shipments originating from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, the following fuel surcharges will apply:

  • Shipments to North Asia, Europe and South America: $0.55/kilogram
  • Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East: $0.70/ilogram
  • Southwest Pacific and Africa: $0.85/kilogram
  • Additional security surcharge of $0.15/kilogram for all shipments from the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Southwest Airlines
Starting June 5, 2022, will resume nonstop service between: 

  • Denver and Amarillo (Sundays-Fridays) 
  • Denver and Lubbock (Daily) 
  • Denver and Midland/Odessa (Sundays-Fridays) 
  • Houston (Hobby) and Louisville, Ky. (Sundays-Fridays) 
  • Chicago (Midway) and Montego Bay, Jamaica (Daily) 
  • Chicago (Midway) and Rochester, N.Y. (Twice a day Sundays-Fridays) 
  • Chicago (Midway) and Tulsa, Okla. (Daily) 

In June 2022, resuming several international nonstop routes from cities across the United States including: 

  • Orlando and Aruba (Daily)* 
  • Austin and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Saturdays)** 
  • Baltimore/Washington (BWI) and Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Saturdays)** 
  • Milwaukee and Cancun, Mexico (Saturdays)** 
  • Denver and Cozumel, Mexico (Saturdays)** 
  • *Service begins June 5, 2022 
  • **Service begins June 11, 2022 

Starting April 22, 2022, will resume service to the following routes:

  • San Antonio and Los Angeles (LAX) (One daily roundtrip) 
  • Dallas (Love Field) and Louisville, Ky. (One roundtrip on Sundays through Fridays) 
  • Houston (Hobby) and Milwaukee (One roundtrip on Sundays through Fridays) 
  • Nashville and San Jose, Calif. (One roundtrip on Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays) 

Will resume daily service on Feb. 17, 2022, between Fort Lauderdale and Havana. Learn more

Effective Feb. 17, 2022, Southwest plans to resume seasonal daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Learn more.

Spirit Airlines
On August 26, 2022, announced the resumption of its daily, nonstop service connecting Managua (MGA) and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood (FLL). Learn more.

Sri Lankan Airlines
Effective March 28, 2022, suspending operations between Sri Lanka and Moscow. Learn more.

Swiss and Swiss WorldCargo
Increasing its airfreight surcharge, effective June 27, 2022, from $0.95 to $1.05 per kilogram for transportation from the United States.

Effective March 14, 2022, increasing its airfreight surcharge from $0.60 to $0.65 per kg for transportation from the United States.

Plans to restore Geneva-New York City service the winter of 2021/2022. Learn more

The pandemic has heavily impacted the SWISS and Swiss WorldCargo network. Visit their website for the latest flight changes and updates.

Tassili Airlines
Will resume international flights to Strasbourg on June 27. Algiers – Paris (CDG) will resume the following day on June 28. Algiers – Nantes will be restored in July.

TAP Air Cargo
Operations to multiple international gateways suspended until further notice. Review currently operational routes. 

Thai Airways International
Announced May 2022 that it's increasing flight frequencies for operations on international and domestic routes in response to the significantly higher demand for air travel due to decreasing rate of COVID-19 infections and travel restrictions loosening in many countries. Learn more.

Transcarga International Airways
Effective March 15, 2022, introduced a fuel surcharge fee for all destinations of $0.15/kilogram with minimum of $15. 

Turkmenistan Airlines
Turkmenistan Airlines will restore the Ashgabat International Airport (ASB) to Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME) route on July 5, 2022.

Twin Jet
Twin Jet will relaunch the Milan (Malpensa) – Lyon route on September 12, 2022.

Ukraine International Airlines
On April 14, 2022, announced plans to operate charter flights from Lodz (LCJ) and Wraclaw (WRO) airports. Learn more.

United Airlines
Effective the week of Oct. 24, 2022, resuming four nonstop routes to Auckland, New Zealand (AKL), Sydney, Australia (SYD), Melbourne, Australia (MEL) and Singapore (SIN). View all flight schedules.

On May 27, 2023, United will return to Stockholm for the first time since 2019 with service from New/York Newark.

Announced April 26, 2022, plans to resume 14 Atlantic routes. Learn more.

As of March 8, 2022, suspended service between San Francisco and Delhi and Newark and Mumbai due to restricted flight corridors. Rising fuel costs also make these routes unprofitable. Service to Delhi from the Chicago (O’Hare) and Newark hubs will continue for now.

Effective January 24, 2022, until further notice, the United Cargo freight facility at the Eppley Airfield (OMA) in Omaha, Nebraska will have reduced operating hours due to staffing issues. The temporary hours of operation are Mon. - Fri.: 04:00 – 16:00. Inbound is also restricted at this time.

Announced Dec. 24, 2021, plans to realign East Coast United Express services due to an on-going regional pilot shortage made worst by the pandemic. Learn more.

Beginning January 2022, resuming nonstop service from San Francisco to Singapore four times weekly on a 787-9. Learn more.

In January 2022, suspending service to the following U.S. locations due to COVID-19 disruptions: College Station, Texas; Colombia, Missouri; Evansville, Indiana; Kalamazoo, Michigan; Killeen, Texas; Lansing, Michigan; Monroe, Louisiana; Pierre, South Dakota; Watertown, South Dakota; and Wausau, Wisconsin. Learn more.

In December 2021, will resume eight direct flights from U.S. Midwest cities to destinations including Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando and Tampa. Learn more.

Visit unitedcargo.com for the most current flight schedules.

UPS
Effective Oct. 16, 2022, updating fuel surcharges for the following destinations:

  • United States and Puerto Rico $0.09 per lb
  • Caribbean, Central and South America $0.24 per kilo
  • All other UPS air cargo service areas $0.20 per kilo 

Vietnam Airlines
Will resume flights from Da Nang to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur on Sept. 1, 2022, and Sept. 15, 2022, respectively.

Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic Airways has come to the conclusion that its long-range route from London (Heathrow) to Hong Kong is not economically viable due to the overflight restrictions imposed by Russia. The restrictions create longer flight times to avoid the closed airspace. This move will end 30 years of operations to HKG. It is closing its Hong Kong office. Previously the airline stated it would resume HKG service in March 2023.

Virgin Atlantic Airways has reversed course and will not return to Havana, Cuba in 2022. Learn more.

Due to ongoing delays related to outbreaks, the airline will delay the resumption of operations in Hong Kong (following Chinese New Year) until the IATA summer schedule starts.

On Jan. 11, 2022, Virgin Australia Airlines announced it has cancelled a quarter of its flights over the next two months as the omicron variant has impacted its ability to staff flights. Learn more.

Virgin Australia will relaunch services between Sydney and Canberra from Jan. 30, 2022. Learn more.

Daily flights to Johannesburg will resume from Nov. 8, 2021.

Effective July 15, the carrier is returning London Heathrow Terminal 3, which has been closed for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Effective April 25, 2021, Virgin Atlantic will launch a twice-weekly, scheduled cargo-only service on its passenger-freighter aircraft between London Heathrow (LHR) and Frankfurt (FRA). Learn more.

WestJet Group
Announced Jan. 3, 2022, that is would cancel 15% of its January flights due to omicron-related challenges. Learn more.

Resumed Calgary-Paris flights in August 2021. Learn more.

Ocean Carrier Updates

Last updated:  October 27, 2022   8:21 AM CDT 

CMA CGM
Announced Oct. 25, 2022, CMA CGM will proceed to an update of SHAKA 2 rotation. Shekou will be added to the Southbound rotation serving back South China, while Hong Kong will be taken out of the Northbound rotation. Starting with m/v "CCNI ARAUCO" voy. 0SSDJW1MA, ETA Shanghai on Nov. 17, 2022, ETA Shekou on Nov/ 26, 2022, and until further notice, the new rotation will be as follows: Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou - Tanjung Pelepas – Port Louis – Durban – Tanjung Pelepas – Shanghai.

For the week of Oct. 24, 2022, sailings on services linking Asia-Africa and the Middle East-India-Africa will skip Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, with cargo transshipped at other ports, including Singapore, for transfer back to South Africa.

Alphaliner reports that CMA CGM is “believed to be closing” its Asia-US west coast Golden Gate Bridge service, which calls at Taiwan and China, in November 2022. 

EUROSAL service will extend the suspension of Le Havre and Puerto Angamos calls till end of September 2022. Learn more.

COSCO
Effective Oct. 29, 2022, introducing a low-water surcharge at the Port of Manaus in Brazil. $250 for 20 feet and $500 for 40 feet.

ECU Worldwide
Effective March 5, 2022, introducing an equipment imbalance surcharge fee of $80 wm on voyages from Asia to the United States.

Hapag Lloyd
If you are shipping between Asia and the Mediterranean in the Hapag-Lloyd Mediterranean Service 3 (MD3) service, please note that there are changes in the sailing schedules that might affect your cargo planning. These changes are due to schedule recovery measures, and you can review them here.

Maersk
For the week of Oct. 24, 2022, sailings on services linking Asia-Africa and the Middle East-India-Africa will skip Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, with cargo transshipped at other ports, including Singapore, for transfer back to South Africa.

Announced Sept. 28, 2022, it would temporarily suspend bookings for its transpacific Sequoia service between Ningbo and Los Angeles, operated within the 2M Alliance with its TP3 loop, which would be merged into the 2M’s Jaguar/TP2 loop.

Announced May 2, 2022, that schedules for several vessels on transpacific routes will slide by one week, due to terminal congestions and vessel incidents. Learn more.

Effective April 15 until further notice, suspending all reefer and dangerous cargo bookings of IMO 2.2 & IMO 3 into Shanghai until further notice.

Due to an accumulation of delays on services driven mainly by port terminal congestion, re-scheduled the departures of 11 container vessels from China through mid-July. Learn more.

All service to/from Russia is suspended until further notice.

Matson
In September 2022, announced the closure of its China-California Express (CCX) service.

MSC
As of Nov. 1, 2022, the following fuel charges will be effective for all shipments from Asia to the United States:

MSC Fuel Surcharges November 2022

Effective August 4, 2022, applying low-water surcharges for barge and barge-road transports services to ports along the three branches of the Rhine River in Germany, France, and Switzerland. Feeder services between Antwerp and Rotterdam are not affected.

Will impose a $1,500 per container GRI for Indian shipments to the US and San Juan (Puerto Rico) from 4 July, as well as a peak season surcharge (PSS) of $500 per box on its India-US connections, sending current average rates further northwards as the supply side looks set to tighten in the weeks ahead.

The government of Pakistan has issued an import ban of 38 non-essential luxury items. As such, MSC will no longer accept bookings or cargo into Pakistan that fall under the following categories:

  • Aerated water and juices
  • Automotive completely built units (CBUs)
  • Sanitary and bathroom wares
  • Carpets
  • Chandeliers and lighting devices or equipment
  • Chocolates
  • Cigarettes
  • Confectionery items
  • Corn flakes, etc.
  • Cosmetics and shaving items
  • Tissue paper
  • Crockery
  • Decoration / ornamental articles
  • Dog and cat food
  • Doors and windows frames
  • Fish
  • Footwear
  • Fruits and dry fruits
  • Furniture
  • Home appliances CBUs
  • Ice cream
  • Jams, jellies, and preserved fruits
  • Luxury, leather jackets and apparels
  • Mattress and sleeping bags
  • Frozen or processed meat
  • Mobile phone CBUs
  • Musical instruments
  • Pasta, etc.
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Shampoos
  • Sunglasses
  • Tomato ketchup and sauces
  • Travelling bags and suitcases
     

All service to/from Russia is suspended until further notice.

ONE
Highly encouraging customers to consider a change of destination to alternative ports to avoid reefer container handling delays in Shanghai.

ZIM
Effective Oct. 1, 2022, the new bunker surcharge levels for cargo moving from the United States to the Far East will be at the following amounts: 

NBF - West Coast and IPI:

  • $87 USD per 20 ft. Container
  • $97 USD per 40 ft. Standard Container
  • $97 USD per 40 ft. High Cube Container
  • $122 USD per 45 ft. Container
  • $145 USD per 40 ft. Refrigerated Container

NBF - East Coast, Gulf, and RIPI:

  • $149 USD per 20 ft. Container
  • $165 USD per 40 ft. Standard Container
  • $165 USD per 40 ft. High Cube Container
  • $209 USD per 45 ft. Container
  • $248 USD per 40 ft. Refrigerated Container

 

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