Post Tagged with: "Cargolux"

Cargolux takes 11th 747-8F, opens new sales division

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy October 27, 2014 at 10:45 am

Luxembourg-based all-cargo carrier Cargolux took delivery of its eleventh 747-8F (38077) from Boeing. The freighter rolled off Boeing’s production line in February of this year, but the carrier deferred delivery and had it stored at Marana (MZJ) in the interim. Cargolux will put the new freighter into service between LuxembourgRead 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

At Cargo Facts, 11 of the top 20 carriers in the world

At Cargo Facts, 11 of the top 20 carriers in the world

Many of the world’s top cargo carriers will be attending the 20th annual Cargo Facts Symposium next month. Among the carriers already signed up are: AirBridge, Atlas Air, Cargolux, Delta, DHL, Emirates, Etihad, FedEx, LATAM. Lufthansa, and UPS. That according to analysis of registrations released today. The Cargo Facts Symposium will takeRead More

The golden age of freight airlines — is it over?

Strategy, Traffic September 17, 2014 at 9:52 am

“The golden age of freight airlines is over.” So said Cargolux CFO Richard Forson in an interview in Luxembourg news outlet Wort.lu. The remark came in the discussion of the carrier’s first-half results, which, while not particularly good, were also not particularly bad. Mr. Forson said that despite a 15%Read More

747-8 Freighters — where are they now?

747-8 Freighters — where are they now?

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Premium Newswire August 26, 2014 at 10:59 am

It has now been almost nine years since Boeing officially launched the 747-8, with Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines signing on as launch customers with orders for ten and eight freighters, respectively. In a departure from the normal evolution of major aircraft programs, Boeing launched the freighter variant, the 747-8F,Read More

Cargolux, RUS Aviation consider new ventures

Carriers July 31, 2014 at 10:33 am

For every cargo airline that closes, it seems another one opens. July brought news of two potential startups. Cargolux is considering a joint venture airline with its Henan shareholder, HNCA, to grab growing e-commerce volumes in China. While it is believed that examining the viability of a joint venture airline isRead More

Cargolux launches Zhengzhou service

Cargolux launches Zhengzhou service

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy June 16, 2014 at 9:40 am

After two postponements,  Cargolux launched the much-anticipated service connecting Luxembourg with its new hub in Zhengzhou. Service launch was twice postponed due to regulatory issues in China, but Cargolux confirmed that the first flight departed from Luxembourg Findel Airport (LUX) at 20:00 on 14 June, arriving at Xinzheng Airport (CGO)Read More

At Cargolux, the Song is over

At Cargolux, the Song is over

Carriers, Premium Newswire May 22, 2014 at 10:53 am

In a move believed to be an attempt to appease its unhappy forwarder customers, Cargolux has parted ways with recently hired Robert Song. The rift between Cargolux and the forwarders, as first reported here three days ago, appeared to hinge on the appointment of Robert Song as the carrier’s Senior ViceRead More