Post Tagged with: "China Cargo Airlines"

China Eastern to fuel JD.com’s own-operated air freight network?

China Eastern to fuel JD.com’s own-operated air freight network?

Asia, Carriers, E-Commerce, News, Strategy June 29, 2017 at 10:55 am

This week, China Eastern Airlines (CEA) and China’s number-two e-commerce player (after Alibaba’s Taobao), JD.com entered into a strategic partnership to “leverage each other’s resources” to strengthen their joint logistics capabilities. As would be expected, China Eastern Airlines’ key resource on offer is its airlift capacity, while JD’s is itsRead More

China Post to establish European HQ in Hanover

China Post to establish European HQ in Hanover

News May 30, 2017 at 10:45 am

Last Tuesday, Stephan Weil, the Prime Minister of Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, announced that, after discussions between his government and executives from China Post, the logistics company had decided to establish its European headquarters at Hanover’s Langenhagen Airport. Beginning this summer, two freighter flights per week will carry mailRead More

China Southern reported a solid increase in September traffic.

Air China Cargo and China Southern Cargo to merge?

Asia, Carriers, News May 10, 2017 at 11:00 am

As the Chinese Government moves to pare down its outlays on state-owned behemoths, it has been widely reported that the cargo and logistics operations of Beijing-based Air China and Guangzhou-based China Southern will be divested and merged into a single entity. Sources quoted in Bloomberg have even identified potential investorsRead More

How will China Cargo Airlines' fleet of 777Fs factor into the new partnership between JD.com and China Eastern Airlines?

New frontiers for China Cargo Airlines

Asia, Carriers, News, Strategy December 5, 2016 at 10:40 am

On 29 November, China Eastern Airlines reached an agreement to sell its main-deck cargo business, including China Cargo Airlines, to CEA Holding for US$353 million. As things stand before the sale (which is awaiting approval), China Eastern Airlines is the sole owner of Eastern Logistics, which in turn, owns 83%Read 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

A long-distance blueberry

A long-distance blueberry

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News December 28, 2015 at 10:33 am

After a holiday season spent over-eating, doesn’t the idea of replacing high-calorie desserts with some simple, healthful, fresh fruit sound good? Of course it does. But the real question isn’t whether you would like some fresh blueberries or cherries this evening, but how far are you willing to go toRead More

Cherry Season

Cherry Season

Photos+Videos July 8, 2014 at 10:53 am

It’s early summer and for the Pacific Northwest that means it’s the height of Cherry season, so no points for guessing what this China Cargo Airlines 777F is carrying as it departs SeaTac for Shanghai Pudong. As in previous summers, the export of Washington Cherries brings atypical visitors to SeattleRead More

Sixth 777LRF for China Cargo Airlines

Sixth 777LRF for China Cargo Airlines

Photos+Videos July 25, 2011 at 3:05 pm

China Cargo Airlines took delivery of their first of six 777LRFs back in February of 2010, and is now operating five of the new freighters, with the latest delivered just last month. Cargo Facts spied the sixth and (thus far) final aircraft for “Cargo King” returning from its first flight,Read More