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Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

November 3, 2015 at 10:48 am 0 comments

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

July 16, 2015 at 10:24 am 0 comments

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

June 10, 2015 at 8:39 am 0 comments

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

May 20, 2015 at 9:35 am 0 comments

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

Asian carriers drive strong worldwide air cargo gains

Asian carriers drive strong worldwide air cargo gains

April 1, 2015 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for February 2015, showing an overall 11.7% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic. The growth was driven by a 22.0% increase in international traffic reported by carriers from the Asia-Pacific region, which underpinned an overall 12.7% growth in internationalRead More

A strong year for Lufthansa and Cathay

A strong year for Lufthansa and Cathay

March 23, 2015 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Two of the world’s top cargo carriers have reported solid full-year performance for 2014. Germany-based Lufthansa Cargo reported 2014 full-year operating profit up 26.6% to €100.3 million. The increase is particularly impressive because it was achieved despite a slight (-0.3%) decline in revenue to €2.44 billion, a 1.4% decline inRead More

Silk Way orders more 747-8Fs

Silk Way orders more 747-8Fs

March 2, 2015 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Azerbaijan-based Silk Way Group signed a firm order with Boeing to purchase three 747-8 Freighters. Rumors that Silk Way was negotiating such an order surfaced late last year, and have now been confirmed by a report late last week from the Azerbaijan State Information Agency showing photos of Aaur Akhundov, PresidentRead More

Inside the cargo terminal

Inside the cargo terminal

February 20, 2015 at 10:42 am 0 comments

As we reported earlier this month, 2014 was a very good year for cargo operations at Hong Kong International Airport. The new Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal handled 1.45 million tonnes in its first full year of operation, which Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) reported its full-year handle – adjusted forRead More