Post Tagged with: "Cargolux"

Cargolux China to move forward as Henan Cargo Airlines

Cargolux China to move forward as Henan Cargo Airlines

Asia, Carriers, News June 12, 2017 at 10:22 am

Representatives from Luxembourg-based Cargolux, and China-based Henan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Co (HNCA, an investment arm of the government of China’s Henan province which owns a 35% stake in Cargolux) met in Beijing today, and signed an “Airline Equity Joint Venture Contract” that will allow the two parties toRead More

UPS unloading in Shanghai

7 ways cross-border e-commerce is reshaping air freight logistics today

Asia, Carriers, E-Commerce, News, Strategy June 5, 2017 at 9:26 am

For the past two years, “cross-border e-commerce” has been the buzz-phrase of the air freight and express industry. And it’s only natural that our industry would jump on it – no other mode of transportation is better suited to ensure expedited deliveries for parcels with origins far-removed from their final destination.Read More

Emirates SkyCargo will now have access to Cargolux's 747Fs

Cargolux partners with Emirates — what about China?

Asia, Carriers, News, Strategy May 9, 2017 at 10:51 am

Today, at the Air Cargo Europe event in Munich, Europe’s largest all-cargo carrier, Cargolux, and Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo announced an MoU for an expansive “strategic operational partnership”. The deal between the all-cargo and combination carriers includes reciprocal block space and interline agreements, joint handling at each other’s major hubs (DubaiRead More

EU antitrust fines resurface

EU antitrust fines resurface

Carriers, News March 17, 2017 at 10:56 am

In 2015, EU Courts, “on procedural grounds” threw out fines of US$844 million against a handful of airlines for their alleged participation in a cargo cartel between 2000 – 2006. This week the case is back to haunt airlines, with the European Commission undoing its annulment, and reimposing the fines. DuringRead More

Cargolux studying feasibility of offering ACMI operations?

Cargolux studying feasibility of offering ACMI operations?

Carriers, News, Strategy February 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Last year, Europe’s largest all-cargo operator launched a strategic review of its long-term business strategy. Although the Luxembourg-based carrier has not yet announced any major change of course, Cargolux CEO Richard Forson did shed some light on potential new strategies in an interview with The Loadstar. He said that, whileRead More

Emirates still continues to operate thirteen 777Fs

Fresh flower shipments propel volumes in February

Carriers, Photos+Videos, Traffic February 14, 2017 at 10:35 am

Today on Valentine’s Day, much of the air cargo industry has reason to celebrate. If not for the chalky, sugary, heart-shaped candies with sappy phrases inscribed on them, or for that special loved one, then definitely for the seasonal boost resulting from fresh-cut flower shipments across the globe. In celebration ofRead More

Europe’s airports got busier in 2016

Europe’s airports got busier in 2016

Airports, News, Traffic January 23, 2017 at 9:51 am

Almost unanimously, Europe’s major airports have reason to rejoice as they reflect on their 2016 cargo handles, which on average, were up 6.8% over 2015. Though many of the region’s legacy carriers grew in parallel, increased tonnage at European airports in 2016 was strongly reinforced by the influx of newRead More

The rise of the Cargo Supermarket

The rise of the Cargo Supermarket

News October 31, 2016 at 8:44 am

At TIACA’s 2016 Air Cargo Forum last week, the exhibition halls were bustling. Many delegates had already made their initial loop around the hall by the time the first panel, “Air Cargo: What lies ahead?” was presented. During the journey round the halls, one could hardly avoid bumping into large standsRead More