Post Tagged with: "China"

DHL-GF boards the train… and the ship

DHL-GF boards the train… and the ship

Strategy January 7, 2016 at 10:59 am

DHL Global Forwarding, the forwarding arm of Deutsche Post DHL, launched rail service connecting eastern China with eastern Europe. It seems like only yesterday that DB Schenker announced a trial rail service to connect China with Europe – an announcement that was met with widespread skepticism. But Schenker’s gamble paidRead More

Now what?

Now what?

Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Express, News January 4, 2016 at 10:40 am

On the first business day of 2016, the world’s financial news services are leading with the story of a 7% drop in China’s CSI Index triggering the automatic shutdown of stock trading in the country. This was followed by fears that The trouble in China would spread to markets inRead 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

A massive freighter order from China Postal

A massive freighter order from China Postal

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Conversions, Premium Newswire December 15, 2015 at 9:54 am

Demand for narrowbody freighters is going off the charts in China. How many times have you read the words “e-commerce is exploding in China” on these pages? Probably enough times to be tired of hearing it, but that doesn’t make it any less true, or any less important to theRead More

Peak season hit by Chinese charter ban

Peak season hit by Chinese charter ban

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Strategy November 10, 2015 at 10:45 am

Just as peak season demand was beginning to grow, the Civil Aviation Administration of China has imposed a ban on charter flights from three of the country’s major airports for the entire month of November. While the 2015 peak season is not shaping up to be a record-setter, it is atRead More

Full speed ahead for ATSG

Full speed ahead for ATSG

Aircraft, Carriers, Earnings, Strategy November 9, 2015 at 10:48 am

Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) reported its third-quarter results, but the real news is what is coming next. The company reported third-quarter net income down 33.8% to $6.5 million, as net revenue from customers rose 2.8% to $142 million. At first glance, a one-third drop in net income might seemRead More

Cargolux China – the real story

Cargolux China – the real story

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy September 30, 2015 at 10:48 am

Yesterday, as a “breaking news” sidebar in our story about the livery Cargolux used on a 747-8F to celebrate its forty-fifth anniversary, we cited a Reuters report that Cargolux was in negotiations with Boeing about the purchase of an additional five 747-8Fs for its “Cargolux China” joint venture airline. ItRead More

A new express operator in China

A new express operator in China

Asia, Carriers, Express September 24, 2015 at 10:42 am

A new challenger is entering the ring in the battle for express air freight in Asia, as ATSG and Okay Airways join forces with three other players to create United Star Express Airlines. Last week we published an extensive analysis of Alibaba’s planned expansion from Chinese online shopping business toRead More