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All-cargo vs combination carriers

All-cargo vs combination carriers

News July 15, 2015 at 10:17 am

Europe’s combination carriers are having a miserable summer. While the difficulties at AF-KLM – which announced that it was to cut frequencies and routes and reconsider its aircraft orders while bringing forward cost-cutting plans – have been well-documented, airline sources say the market is hard for all the legacy carriers.Read More

A record year for AirBridge

A record year for AirBridge

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy, Traffic January 30, 2015 at 10:30 am

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo, the scheduled-service subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr Group, reported 2014 cargo volume up 17.6% over 2013 to 401,000 tonnes. While volume growth in prior years was not as high as the 17.6% seen in 2014, AirBridge nonetheless has achieved compound annual volume growth of 11% over the past five yearsRead More

Let’s fly to Milan

Let’s fly to Milan

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 16, 2015 at 10:46 am

Readily available fifth freedom rights have made Milan the hottest spot on the globe for freighter operators. Two months ago, the government of Italy announced that, in an effort to boost the country’s economy, “the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs and InternationalRead More

More freighters for AirBridge

More freighters for AirBridge

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 15, 2015 at 9:19 am

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) will take two more freighters into its fleet this year – and has said it is considering a further two. Speaking to Cargo Facts’ European editor Alex Lennane, ABC’s Executive President Denis Ilin said that one 747-400ERF, formerly oper­ated by KLM/Martinair Cargo (35233), was completing test flights in AmsterdamRead More

Rouble Trouble

Rouble Trouble

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy December 29, 2014 at 10:50 am

Rouble Trouble for Russia’s airlines: A combination of economic sanctions and falling oil prices has sent the Russian rouble into freefall against both the euro and the dollar; and Russia’s airlines have been hit hard. Relatively little has been made public, but information from sources in Russia allows us toRead More

AirBridgeCargo’s new 747-8F

Carriers October 21, 2014 at 8:00 am

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo Airlines took delivery of its sixth 747-8F (60687). This is something of an interesting transaction, as AirBridge had only formally ordered five 747-8Fs, the last of which was delivered in late 2013. However, the carrier announced earlier this year that it would acquire a sixth unit by November,  andRead More

747-8F: the State of the program

747-8F: the State of the program

Aircraft, News, Premium Newswire October 14, 2014 at 10:51 am

It has now been almost nine years since Boeing officially launched the 747-8. In a departure from the normal evolution of major aircraft programs, Boeing launched the freighter variant, the 747-8F, first, with Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) signing on as launch customers, with orders for ten and eightRead More

At Cargo Facts, 11 of the top 20 carriers in the world

At Cargo Facts, 11 of the top 20 carriers in the world

Many of the world’s top cargo carriers will be attending the 20th annual Cargo Facts Symposium next month. Among the carriers already signed up are: AirBridge, Atlas Air, Cargolux, Delta, DHL, Emirates, Etihad, FedEx, LATAM. Lufthansa, and UPS. That according to analysis of registrations released today. The Cargo Facts Symposium will takeRead More