airfreight airfreight  /ˈɛrf ˌreɪt/


  • (v) transport (cargo) by air



  1. To dramatize Braniff Airways' airfreight division, Zieff shows a man crated and shipped by air, arriving at his destination with not a hair out of place.
  2. Pan American's airfreight business via Kennedy Airport was up a third over last October.



  1. "For UK-based airfreight operations, the tax would be disastrous--and lead to the mass export of freight jobs to other countries," Walsh said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Willie Walsh Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. Cathay Pacific general manager for cargo sales & marketing Titus Diu said: "The sharp drop in tonnage compared to the previous year highlights the continued weakness of the global airfreight business, and the fierce competition in shrinking markets...
    on Apr 17, 2009 By: Emperor Titus Source: Manila Bulletin

  3. Lufthansa Cargo chairman Carsten Spohr, said: "Italy is Europe's major airfreight market after Germany: The Lufthansa Cargo Group with Jade Cargo International is already connecting the Italian market with direct flights to industrial centres in...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Louis Spohr Source: Logistics Manager

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