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Five recent freighter deals that caught our eye

Five recent freighter deals that caught our eye

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, Photos+Videos September 21, 2017 at 10:52 am

The velocity at which freighter aircraft are bought, sold, leased and traded can be quite rapid, especially in a healthy market for air cargo. The past few months have been no exception, and there have been numerous freighter transactions that caught our attention. But just what makes a freighter transactionRead More

Suparna adds 747-400F, ultimately bound for Cargolux’s China venture?

Suparna adds 747-400F, ultimately bound for Cargolux’s China venture?

Aircraft, Airports, Asia, Carriers September 19, 2017 at 10:46 am

Update, 21 September 2017: Cargolux confirmed to Cargo Facts that there is in fact, no connection between Henan Cargo Airlines and Suparna’s recent 747-400F acquisition.  Last month, ASL Airlines Belgium returned a 747-400F (35235) to lessor Aircastle, and today the aircraft arrived in Hong Kong, where it is now onRead More

Atlas expands its fleet

Atlas expands its fleet

Aircraft, Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News September 11, 2017 at 10:33 am

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) acquired a 747-400ERF (33515) on lease from Altavair. The freighter was originally delivered to Korean Air in 2003, and has been operated by Korean until now. Altavair acquired it, along with a sister ship, in a forward sale late last year. The second of theRead More

ABX Air pilots went on strike this morning, just days before the holiday shopping frenzy begins in the US.

Part III: The changing landscape of freighter aircraft leasing

Aircraft, News August 16, 2017 at 9:32 am

On Monday, we began a multi-part series on freighter aircraft leasing which began with a look at the way in which a business that was originally fairly straightforward has become increasingly complex – you can see that discussion here. Yesterday, we continued with a closer look at the lessors themselves (seeRead More

HNA Modern Logistics lifts off – with Atlas Air

HNA Modern Logistics lifts off – with Atlas Air

Carriers, Express, Strategy June 6, 2017 at 10:02 am

Ten days ago, we reported that China-based HNA Group had established a new subsidiary in the north-central city of Xi’an. HNA Modern Logistics Group, as the company is called, will focus on developing Xi’an into a global airfreight hub, a hub which, according to CEO Zhang Weiliang, will become theRead More

Demand for air freight is growing so strongly that Panalpina issued a warning to shippers to book now for peak season, or risk having their cargo stay on the ground.

Where will your operating margins be in 2020?

News, Photos+Videos, Strategy January 27, 2017 at 10:57 am

Although no CEO (that we are aware of) possesses a crystal ball capable of offering-up a precise number, most companies have at least a general target for where they would like profitability to be at a certain point in the future. Swiss forwarder Panalpina is one company, with such aRead More

Atlas to begin CMI operations for NCA

Carriers, News December 15, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Atlas Air, a subsidiary carrier of US-based Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, will operate a 747-400F (36134) for Japan-based Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), beginning January 2017 [FATs 003591 – 3592]. The companies said the agreement offered “an opportunity for additional aircraft in the future.” Atlas said it would fly the freighterRead More

Atlas, Qatar, & Cargolux – a video summary of the week’s news

Atlas, Qatar, & Cargolux – a video summary of the week’s news

Aircraft, Carriers, Photos+Videos June 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

This week we have published breaking stories about three of the worlds biggest cargo players. At the Air Cargo China event we covered Cargolux’s new Cargolux China joint venture and hints about a third hub in the US, and Qatar Airways trans-Pacific ambition; while from the US came the story of AtlasRead More