Post Tagged with: "Atlas"

Atlas looks ahead to 2016

Atlas looks ahead to 2016

Carriers, Earnings, Strategy February 18, 2016 at 10:58 am

On an operational basis, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) had a solid fourth quarter and a very strong year in 2015. It’s reported fourth-quarter financial results were hit by a one-time charge related to settling an antitrust class action lawsuit, but operationally, both fourth-quarter and full-year performance was strong. After adjustingRead More

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Aircraft, Carriers, Premium Newswire November 3, 2015 at 10:48 am

Ten years ago, in November 2005, Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) placed launch orders for ten and eight 747-8Fs, respectively. They were both well-established all-cargo carriers with significant 747-400F fleets, and both had been operators of the 747-200F. So it was not surprising that they would be first inRead More

Atlas expands

Atlas expands

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, News, Strategy June 25, 2015 at 10:48 am

The Paris Air Show may have ended last week, but that hasn’t stopped the flow of news about freighter aircraft transactions. Yesterday it was China Southern, today it is Atlas. In a formal announcement this morning, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) confirmed several aircraft acquisitions and outlined plans for severalRead 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

IAG Cargo and Qatar Airways consider expanding partnership

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy September 15, 2014 at 10:05 am

IAG Cargo and Qatar Airways Cargo signed a block space agreement in May, under which Qatar provides space on five weekly Hong Kong-London 777F flights. Now the two are considering expanding the agreement to cover more routes in Asia. Speaking with Cargo Forwarder Global, Dave Shepherd, Head of Commercial atRead More

DHL continues to revamp its US air operations

DHL continues to revamp its US air operations

Carriers, Express, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy August 28, 2014 at 10:56 am

DHL Express ended its disastrous attempt to compete in the US domestic express market in 2008, but since that time, its US international business has grown strongly. The company requires a considerable amount of dedicated lift to support this US business, including domestic feeder service as well as international lift.Read More

IAG Cargo looking at more partnership opportunities

Carriers, Strategy August 25, 2014 at 10:34 am

IAG Cargo boss Steve Gunning was recently quoted in Air Cargo News as saying the carrier’s deal with Qatar Airways for space on five weekly 777F frequencies between Hong Kong and the UK had worked out very well. So well, in fact, that “we have done some additional but muchRead More

Astral Aviation to expand freighter fleet

Carriers, Strategy June 24, 2014 at 7:00 am

Kenya-based all-cargo carrier Astral Aviation will expand its freighter fleet and also move into the passenger business. Astral will sell a stake to China-based Hainan Airlines, and, under a recently signed MOU with Hainan, will develop a plan to launch regional passenger service from Nairobi using a planned fleet ofRead More