Post Tagged with: "Cathay"

Cargo shines in Cathay’s dark first half

Cargo shines in Cathay’s dark first half

Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Earnings, News August 18, 2017 at 10:16 am

The Cathay Pacific Group reported a net loss of US$262 million in the first half of 2017, down from a profit of $45 million in 1H16, as the carrier’s passenger business struggled in the face of increasing competition from airlines based in mainland China. On the cargo side, however, thereRead More

Top cargo carriers change their strategies

Top cargo carriers change their strategies

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Strategy July 21, 2016 at 10:44 am

The top three international cargo carriers in 2015 were Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Lufthansa. One might expect, given that all three have been at, or near, the top of the rankings for many years, that their approach to the business would be stable. Your business model has made you anRead More

FedEx & Emirates top the cargo rankings in 2015

FedEx & Emirates top the cargo rankings in 2015

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Express, News, Traffic July 11, 2016 at 10:37 am

After years of steadily rising through the ranks, Emirates became the world’s top international cargo carrier in 2013, and that dominance has grown in the two years since. The full rankings of the top fifty carriers, including international, domestic, and total traffic, are shown in the chart at the bottomRead More

Top Fifty Cargo Carriers in 2014

Top Fifty Cargo Carriers in 2014

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Traffic August 17, 2015 at 10:28 am

Today we begin a two-part analysis of the top cargo carriers in 2014. We will continue tomorrow, when we examine some interesting trends that emerge when we dig a little deeper into the data. After years of steadily rising through the ranks, Emirates became the world’s top international cargo carrier in 2013,Read 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

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

What next for air freight demand?

Carriers, News, Strategy, Traffic April 24, 2015 at 10:39 am

The 2015 edition of Cargo Facts Asia took place this week at the Langham Hotel in Hong Kong. A record crowd of senior air cargo executives joined us from all over the world, and over the next few weeks we will pass on some of the highlights of the eventRead More

The cargo divisions of Air China and China Southern are likely targets for reform, and could soon be spun-out as standalone companies.

Air China Cargo gets a cash boost

News, Premium Newswire, Strategy, Traffic July 1, 2014 at 11:57 am

Air China Cargo is receiving an RMB2 billion boost from its joint venture partners. Cathay Pacific, Air China, and a third investor (Fine Star) will inject two billion yuan (US$321 million) of new equity into Shanghai-based Air China Cargo. Cathay said the funds would allow the carrier to “adjust its fleet,Read More

Cathay retires another 747-400F

Carriers, Premium Newswire June 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

Cathay Pacific Airways retired a 747-400F (30804). This leaves the carrier with a 21-unit freighter fleet, comprised of thirteen 747‑8Fs, six 747-400ERFs, and two 747-400Fs. Cathay, which intends to retire its two remaining 747-400Fs, has one more 747-8F on firm order with Boeing. In other Cathay news, the carrier reported May cargoRead More