Post Tagged with: "Air China Cargo"

China Southern reported a solid increase in September traffic.

Air China Cargo and China Southern Cargo to merge?

May 10, 2017 at 11:00 am 2 comments

As the Chinese Government moves to pare down its outlays on state-owned behemoths, it has been widely reported that the cargo and logistics operations of Beijing-based Air China and Guangzhou-based China Southern will be divested and merged into a single entity. Sources quoted in Bloomberg have even identified potential investorsRead More

Solve the 747-8F mystery! Win fabulous prizes!

Solve the 747-8F mystery! Win fabulous prizes!

April 8, 2016 at 10:38 am 13 comments

It’s Friday, right? The day we usually try to lighten things up. Maybe post some videos, or find a bit of humor somewhere in the air freight world, or dream up a quiz. Today, we’ll combine most of the above. Not humor (unless you count the photo at right), but aRead More

China’s freighter fleet grows – and the pace is accelerating

China’s freighter fleet grows – and the pace is accelerating

January 27, 2016 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Two themes that have featured heavily in the air logistics media recently are the lack of growth in air freight demand, and the shift of what volume remains from freighters to the bellies of the current generation of widebody passenger aircraft. Moving from air cargo news to worldwide political andRead More

Air China Cargo flies high

Air China Cargo flies high

July 16, 2015 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Air China Cargo took delivery of its seventh 777F (44684) from Boeing, with the eighth, and final, 777F from the carrier’s 2013 order scheduled for delivery later this year. While the ups and downs of air freight demand over the last few years have shaken the resolve of some carriersRead More

Mixed messages in May

Mixed messages in May

June 16, 2015 at 10:46 am 0 comments

With the impact of the US West Coast ocean port crisis effectively over, May cargo statistics from the world’s major carriers and airports ought to provide a much clearer picture of the underlying trends in air freight demand for this year. Unfortunately, the messages are mixed, and we do notRead More

Air China Cargo continues freighter fleet modernization

Air China Cargo continues freighter fleet modernization

September 9, 2014 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Air China Cargo took delivery last week of another 777F (44682) from Boeing. This is the fifth of eight 777 Freighters the carrier has on firm order, and the delivery brings Air China Cargo one step closer to its goal of completely revamping its freighter fleet. The revamp is part ofRead More

Air China Cargo adds another 777F

July 29, 2014 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Air China Cargo took delivery of the fourth of eight 777Fs (44681) from Boeing. In addition to the four 777Fs, Air China Cargo also operates five 747-400Fs (three production freighters and two BCFs), and has four more 777Fs on order. Cargo Facts expects the two 747-400BCFs will be retired shortly (acceptedRead More

The cargo divisions of Air China and China Southern are likely targets for reform, and could soon be spun-out as standalone companies.

Air China Cargo gets a cash boost

July 1, 2014 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Air China Cargo is receiving an RMB2 billion boost from its joint venture partners. Cathay Pacific, Air China, and a third investor (Fine Star) will inject two billion yuan (US$321 million) of new equity into Shanghai-based Air China Cargo. Cathay said the funds would allow the carrier to “adjust its fleet,Read More