Post Tagged with: "Cargolux"

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

A third hub for Cargolux?

Asia, Carriers, News, Strategy June 15, 2016 at 10:56 am

SHANGHAI – Speaking at the Air Cargo China event in Shanghai today, Cargolux CEO Dirk Reich hinted that his airline might move from its current dual-hub strategy to a triple-hub strategy, with the third hub located somewhere in the US. Two years ago, when Luxembourg-based Cargolux added a second hubRead More

How far can you go from Qatar?

How far can you go from Qatar?

Airports, Asia, Carriers, News, Strategy June 14, 2016 at 10:54 am

What is the farthest point on the globe from Doha? If our map-reading is correct, the most distant point from Qatar Airways hub in Doha is somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean, between South America and Australia – right where the airline says it intends to expand its cargo operations.Read More

747-400F at Hahn Airport (HHN)

Where’s the beef?

Airports, Asia, Carriers, News June 7, 2016 at 10:40 am

Where’s the beef? Not on the tables of hungry Chinese diners – or at least not often enough nor in sufficient quantity. At least that seems to be the conclusion drawn by Shanghai Yiqian Trading, the Chinese company that is buying Germany’s Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN). According to company ChairmanRead 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

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

Cargolux’s dual-hub strategy pays off

Asia, Carriers, Earnings, Strategy March 24, 2016 at 9:51 am

If Cargolux’s 2015 full-year results are a reliable indicator, the carrier’s much-debated dual hub strategy has paid off handsomely. In a year in which the cargo arms of many airlines struggled, Cargolux posted record volume and sharply increased profit, and continued to add freighters to its fleet. Cargolux is not publiclyRead More

Cargolux looks back at 2015 and ahead to 2017

Cargolux looks back at 2015 and ahead to 2017

Airports, Asia, Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 20, 2016 at 10:39 am

Luxembourg-based all-cargo carrier Cargolux spent much of 2015 locked in battle with one of its unions, but emerged from the year not only with labor peace finally achieved, but also reporting significant operational gains. Cargolux said cargo volume in 2015 was up 7.4% (well above the industry average) to 890,000Read More

Cargolux China is about to take off

Cargolux China is about to take off

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 14, 2016 at 10:46 am

Early next week – Tuesday, 19 January – the Cargolux Board of Directors will meet, with the final details of the Cargolux China joint venture airline dominating the agenda. In advance of the meeting, Cargolux is staying quiet on details, but a report in the daily Luxemburger Wort quotes FrançoisRead More

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

At Cargolux, the battle never ends…

Carriers, News, Strategy December 10, 2015 at 8:39 am

…or: “When is an agreement not an agreement?” Conflicting news and views out of Luxembourg this month. The existing Collective Work Agreement (CWA) between Cargolux and its pilots and ground crew expired at midnight on December 1. Negotiations continued, apparently, throughout the last day of November and into the night.Read More