Post Tagged with: "Cathay Pacific"

Lufthansa & Cathay

Lufthansa & Cathay

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Photos+Videos, Strategy, Traffic May 13, 2016 at 10:35 am

To follow up on yesterday’s post about the new Lufthansa/Cathay Pacific cargo partnership, we offer some fleet and traffic details, and (it is Friday) some videos featuring the two airlines. Starting with the fleets: Both Lufthansa and Cathay operate large fleets of widebody passenger aircraft, with significant (and growing) belly capacity. LufthansaRead More

A partnership of giants

A partnership of giants

Asia, Carriers, News, Strategy May 12, 2016 at 10:07 am

Two of the world’s top three international cargo carriers have joined forces. Lufthansa and Cathay Pacific rank second and third, respectively, among all airlines in international cargo traffic, trailing only Emirates. So their formation of a joint network to connect Hong Kong to Europe, as announced today, is an interesting move. Regarding theRead More

Cathay Pacific recently increased freighter flights to Australia on higher demand for perishables.

Cathay cargo volume up, revenue down in 2015

Asia, Carriers, Earnings, News, Photos+Videos, Strategy March 11, 2016 at 10:10 am

Cathay Pacific Airways’ cargo business saw the same top-line declines reported by many other carriers, as falling fuel surcharges led to a 9.0% drop in cargo revenue to US$3.0 billion. Cathay did not release separate operating income data for its cargo division, but given that cargo traffic for the yearRead More

China’s freighter fleet grows – and the pace is accelerating

China’s freighter fleet grows – and the pace is accelerating

Aircraft, Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News January 27, 2016 at 10:52 am

Two themes that have featured heavily in the air logistics media recently are the lack of growth in air freight demand, and the shift of what volume remains from freighters to the bellies of the current generation of widebody passenger aircraft. Moving from air cargo news to worldwide political andRead More

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Aircraft, Carriers, Premium Newswire November 3, 2015 at 10:48 am

Ten years ago, in November 2005, Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) placed launch orders for ten and eight 747-8Fs, respectively. They were both well-established all-cargo carriers with significant 747-400F fleets, and both had been operators of the 747-200F. So it was not surprising that they would be first inRead More

Air China Cargo flies high

Air China Cargo flies high

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Strategy, Traffic July 16, 2015 at 10:24 am

Air China Cargo took delivery of its seventh 777F (44684) from Boeing, with the eighth, and final, 777F from the carrier’s 2013 order scheduled for delivery later this year. While the ups and downs of air freight demand over the last few years have shaken the resolve of some carriersRead More

Change at Cathay Pacific Cargo

Change at Cathay Pacific Cargo

Asia, Carriers, News, Premium Newswire June 10, 2015 at 8:39 am

Goodbye James, Hello Simon! The Swire Group, parent of Cathay Pacific Airways, made several management changes at the carrier. Of particular interest to the air freight community is the appointment of Simon Large as Director Cargo, replacing James Woodrow, who will become Managing director at The China Navigation Company (anotherRead More

Airlink coordinates Nepal response

Airlink coordinates Nepal response

Asia, Carriers, News May 20, 2015 at 9:35 am

First shipment of material aid for Airlink Nepal response lands in Kathmandu **Shelter and Medical Aid Delivered to Earthquake Victims** Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2015) — Airlink, a rapid-response disaster relief organization that links pre-approved non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with airlines, has partnered with nonprofit partners Afya Foundation, AmeriCares, and Samaritan’s Purse, airline partnerRead More