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Asian carriers drive strong worldwide air cargo gains

Asian carriers drive strong worldwide air cargo gains

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Traffic April 1, 2015 at 9:44 am

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

Carriers, News March 23, 2015 at 10:54 am

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

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy March 2, 2015 at 10:56 am

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

News February 20, 2015 at 10:42 am

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

A good year for both Hactl & Cathay

A good year for both Hactl & Cathay

Airports, News, Premium Newswire, Traffic February 2, 2015 at 10:33 am

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) reported its full-year 2014 handle – adjusted for the loss of Cathay Pacific’s business last year – up 8.7% to 1.81 million tonnes. The adjusted growth was led by a 28.6% jump in transshipment volume to 131,000 tonnes, while import volume was up 10.3% to 498,000Read More

A month of broken cargo records

A month of broken cargo records

Airports, Carriers, Conversions, News, Traffic December 16, 2014 at 10:11 am

In yesterday’s post about the strength of air freight demand in November, we noted that two of the companies reporting – Hong Kong International Airport and Etihad Airways – achieved record volumes. But that turns out to be only the tip of this particular iceberg, as records continued to fall.Read More

CHEP to upgrade, manage Cathay’s ULD fleet

News October 29, 2014 at 10:03 am

CHEP Aerospace Solutions, a supplier of outsourced unit load devices (ULDs), signed a five-year agreement with Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific to manage its fleet of 25,000 ULDs. Under the agreement, CHEP will convert most of Cathay’s standard 58 kg ULDs to composite units and provide the airline with access toRead More

A good month for airfreight in Hong Kong

A good month for airfreight in Hong Kong

Airports, Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Traffic October 22, 2014 at 8:52 am

When we posted a summary last week of the early September results from the world’s major cargo carriers, airports, and handlers, neither Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong International Airport, nor Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) had reported. With data now available from all three, we can say that theRead More