Post Tagged with: "Cargolux"

A forwarders’ airline? Maybe not.

A forwarders’ airline? Maybe not.

May 19, 2014 at 10:56 am 1 comment

Has Cargolux lost its luster in the eyes of the big forwarders? Cargolux has never been the world’s biggest airline. Combination carriers like Lufthansa, Air France-KLM, Cathay Pacific, and Korean Air, have not only offered freighter fleets similar to that of Cargolux, they also offer belly space in their hugeRead More

Henan sets out to conquer the cargo world

Henan sets out to conquer the cargo world

May 14, 2014 at 10:58 am 0 comments

For  much of the last year, China’s Henan province has been in the news for its acquisition (through investment arm Henan Civil Aviation and Investment Co, or HNCA) of a 35% stake in Luxembourg-based all-cargo carrier Cargolux. But that now looks to be only one part of a broad attempt byRead More

Cargolux reports stronger results for 2013

Cargolux reports stronger results for 2013

April 30, 2014 at 10:54 am 0 comments

The last few months have seen Luxembourg-based all-cargo airline Cargolux almost constantly in the news, and most of the news has been negative. Internal struggles, resignations of high-level executives, speculation that the dual-hub strategy required by new shareholder HNCA will be a failure… But behind the headlines is a realRead More

Musical chairs for all-cargo execs

Musical chairs for all-cargo execs

March 21, 2014 at 9:37 am 0 comments

When Robert van de Weg and Peter van de Pas resigned from their senior positions at Cargolux over disagreement with the Board’s decision to sell a 35% stake in the carrier to China-based HNCA, the air freight world was immediately awash in speculation about their respective futures. These were twoRead More

747-8F Testing: RC503

747-8F Testing: RC503

December 7, 2010 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

747-8f testing continues apace. Seen here at the south end of Paine field is RC503 (test registration N5503S msn: 35807), the fourth test aircraft in the program and the only one in customer colors (in this case, Cargolux’s new livery). Several other 748f frames are painted and awaiting engines, butRead More