Post Tagged with: "AirBridgeCargo"

Demand growth continues in August

Demand growth continues in August

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic October 5, 2016 at 10:39 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for August 2016, showing a 3.9% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was up 3.5%. The IATA August result is in line with ourRead More

747-8 – the state of the program

747-8 – the state of the program

Aircraft, Carriers, News October 3, 2016 at 9:53 am

At the end of last week, Cargolux took delivery of a 747-8 Freighter. As we said in Friday’s post on that delivery, the Luxembourg-based carrier had already taken delivery of thirteen of the type, and this one, #14, is the last it will take. Several other carriers have also takenRead More

An AirBridgeCargo 747-8F. Photo: Maarten Visser/Wikimedia

Volga-Dnepr confirms acquisition of 20 747-8Fs

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Strategy July 12, 2016 at 10:56 am

At the Farnborough Air Show today, Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group confirmed the acquisition of twenty 747-8 freighters from Boeing. The deal, which began as a Memorandum of Understanding signed at the Paris Air Show last year, also includes an agreement under which AirBridgeCargo and Volga-Dnepr Airlines (the scheduled service and charterRead More

Volga-Dnepr to firm up 747-8F orders?

Volga-Dnepr to firm up 747-8F orders?

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Strategy, Traffic June 21, 2016 at 10:58 am

November may be the peak season for air freight, but July is the peak season for freighter aircraft orders. The big European air show that takes place every year in July (alternating between Paris and Farnborough) has long been used as a venue for showcasing major aircraft orders. Last year,Read More

AirBridge steals the show in May

AirBridge steals the show in May

Airports, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic June 20, 2016 at 10:34 am

While many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports reported lackluster results in May, a quick glance at the chart at right shows that one carrier – Russia’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines – continued its standout performance of recent years, with strong double-digit gains. But, given the gloomy results reported byRead More

Goodbye Seattle, hello London – CargoLogic gets a 747-8F

Goodbye Seattle, hello London – CargoLogic gets a 747-8F

Aircraft, Carriers, Photos+Videos April 29, 2016 at 9:21 am

A few years ago, the Seattle Seahawks morphed from perpetual mediocrity into one of the best football teams in the US. “So what?” I can hear you asking. “What does that have to do with the air freight industry?” And, sneeringly, from our European readers, “That’s not even football.” We’ll leaveRead More

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

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

Aircraft, Carriers, Photos+Videos, Strategy April 8, 2016 at 10:38 am

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

AirBridge flies high

AirBridge flies high

Carriers, News, Strategy, Traffic February 16, 2016 at 10:15 am

What do you think when you hear a company describe its January performance as a “steady start to 2016”? The cynic in you probably expects they are trying to find words that will make a mediocre month sound better that it was. But when those words come from AirBridgeCargo, you’d betterRead More