Post Tagged with: "Cargolux"

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

A forwarders’ airline? Maybe not.

A forwarders’ airline? Maybe not.

Carriers, Strategy May 19, 2014 at 10:56 am

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

Airports, Strategy May 14, 2014 at 10:58 am

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

Carriers April 30, 2014 at 10:54 am

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

Carriers, Strategy March 21, 2014 at 9:37 am

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

Photos+Videos December 7, 2010 at 1:24 pm

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