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

Stay tuned for new key carrier schedules as they are made available.

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Last updated:  June 28, 2022  8:26 AM CDT

Air Astana
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
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
Implementing a $0.25/kilo fuel surcharge March 15, 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 April 16, 2022, adjusting fuel surcharge to $0.97/kilogram.

Air France
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
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
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
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 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 June 24, 2022, fuel surcharges are now $0.90/kilogram for long haul and $0.46/kilogram for short haul.

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

British Airways
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.

On June 11, 2022, West-African destinations Conakry and Ouagadougou, previously closed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, will be reopened. 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

Cathay Pacific
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
Until further notice, the fuel surcharge will be determined by the level of the Fuel Price Index. Effective June 27, 2022, the Cargolux Fuel Surcharge will be adjusted to EUR 1.60.

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
Effective Dec. 1, 2021 will offer incentives to importers to pick up their containers from terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach within eight days of their arrival. This early container pickup incentive program will run for 90 days and is intended to help improve fluidity at America’s largest import gateway. Learn more

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
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 air waybill issued on or after June 28, 2022 (except Emirates Fresh & Mail shipments) will be $1.47 per pound. Emirates Fresh commodities will be $0.63 per pound. More details on the surcharge mechanism is available at www.skycargo.com.

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
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 May 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
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
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
Services to DME have been suspended. 

IBC Air
Effective June 27, 2022, fuel surcharge is to $0.40/pound with a $15 minimum to all destinations in and out of the Caribbean.

Iberia Airlines
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
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
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 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 June 28, 2022, in North America, an additional charge of $0.10 per kilogram on all long-haul routes and $0.05 extra per kilogram for medium-haul destinations (Manaus and Peru) applies. As a result, LATAM Cargo carriers' fuel surcharge will be $2 per kilogram for long-haul routes, and $1 per kilogram for medium-haul routes.

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 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.

Polar Air
Effective July 1, 2022, to July 31, 2022, the fuel surcharge will increase as follows:

  • North America to all Asia-Pacific destinations: $1.40/kilogram
  • North America domestic destinations: $0.32/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
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.

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.

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

United Airlines
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.

Virgin Atlantic
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:  June 16, 2022   8:25 AM CDT 

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

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

With the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases at Beilun Port, in Ningbo, China, port authorities and warehouses have shut down their operations the week of Jan. 3, 2022. Export operations are likely to remain suspended for at least another week. ECU Worldwide’s main warehouse partners in Ningbo, Blue Dragon Warehouse and Seven Seas Warehouse, have announced no acceptance of any truckers into the warehouse per customs and government restrictions. As a result, ECU is currently not accepting new bookings. Some customers are arranging new bookings directly from Shanghai. This situation is also impacting the lifting of Import Shipments at Ningbo warehouses.

Effective Feb. 3, 2022, increasing congestion surcharge on U.S. imports to $20 w/m.

Effective Sept. 15, 2021, implementing a $10 w/m congestion surcharge on all cargo worldwide.

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
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.

MSC
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
     

Not accepting new reefer containers into or out of Shanghai until further notice.

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

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

 

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