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Production freighter orders and deliveries in 2016

Production freighter orders and deliveries in 2016

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Strategy January 10, 2017 at 9:11 am

All things considered, 2016 was a good year for the air freight industry. Full-year data are not yet available, but we expect that when the final numbers are tallied, we will see an increase in worldwide air cargo traffic of about 4% over 2015 – not spectacular compared to whatRead More

Lufthansa cargo targets new customer: the passenger

Lufthansa cargo targets new customer: the passenger

Aircraft, Carriers, Photos+Videos, Strategy March 18, 2016 at 10:27 am

Friday has rolled around again, and, as we often do, we are adding some videos to the day’s post. But first, the news: As part of an initiative to increase profitability in a challenging market environment, Lufthansa Cargo said it was enhancing its product portfolio. No surprise in that, as adapting toRead More

Qatar Airways cargo up almost 40% in 2015

Qatar Airways cargo up almost 40% in 2015

Carriers, News, Photos+Videos, Traffic March 4, 2016 at 10:55 am

It’s easy to post huge year-over-year growth percentages when you have hardly any cargo business, or if you’ve just entered the market. But to achieve 37.5% growth when you are already one of the world’s major cargo carriers is remarkable – but that is just what Qatar Airways Cargo didRead More

Triple-Seven thoughts

Triple-Seven thoughts

Aircraft, News, Strategy January 29, 2016 at 9:51 am

In recent days we have looked at Boeing’s 747 and 767 programs, today we look at the 777 – the other aircraft type for which Boeing offers a freighter variant. Regarding the 767, we concluded that although the introduction of the 787 effectively ended demand for 767 passenger aircraft, demandRead More

Out with the old & in with the new? Not so fast…

Out with the old & in with the new? Not so fast…

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, News January 12, 2016 at 9:55 am

As we reported last week, 2015 was a strong year for new-build jet freighter orders. Today, we begin a two-part series in which we take stock of the overall state of the production freighter order books at Airbus and Boeing, and the state of the large widebody freighter fleet in general.Read More

Around the world in 66 hours

Around the world in 66 hours

Aircraft, Airports, Carriers, Photos+Videos December 4, 2015 at 10:10 am

In this week’s issue of Cargo Facts Update, we published a brief note describing the belt-tightening measures Lufthansa Cargo will undertake following three difficult quarters in 2015. That note is included at the end of this post, and we will expand on Lufthansa’s plans at the beginning of next week (including someRead More

Qatar’s grand plan for cargo

Qatar’s grand plan for cargo

Aircraft, Carriers, Strategy November 19, 2015 at 9:17 am

The air cargo press was rounded up last month and sent to Doha, to see a shiny new US$1 billion cargo terminal and talk to Qatar Airways. Unusually (but then there is nothing “usual” about Akbar Al Baker) the airline’s CEO was the main speaker at the press conference, a spotRead More

777 Freighter milestone for Emirates

777 Freighter milestone for Emirates

Aircraft, Carriers, News September 3, 2015 at 9:30 am

Emirates took delivery of a 777F today. Nothing unusual in that, as the Dubai-based carrier has, over the last few years, taken delivery of twelve other 777Fs. But this one was different, and special in more than one way. First, this freighter (taken on lease from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise) isRead More