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Goodbye Transmile, hello Raya… and hello 757 freighters

Goodbye Transmile, hello Raya… and hello 757 freighters

Conversions, News, Strategy October 6, 2014 at 8:40 am

The new owner of the former Transmile Air Services has rebranded it Raya Airways, and will refleet with 757 freighters. Malaysia’s troubled Transmile Group only recently formally completed the sale of all-cargo carrier Transmile Air Services (TAS), but the deal was in the works last year after TAS was spun outRead More

Stateside 757s for DHL

Stateside 757s for DHL

Carriers, Photos+Videos October 3, 2014 at 7:20 am

On August 28, Cargo Facts brought you in-depth coverage of DHL’s ongoing revamp of its U.S. air operations. The sunset landing you see here is one component of that revamp. This 757 is operated by Air Transport International (ATI) on behalf of DHL and operates a scheduled weekday west coastRead More

At Cargo Facts, 11 of the top 20 carriers in the world

At Cargo Facts, 11 of the top 20 carriers in the world

Many of the world’s top cargo carriers will be attending the 20th annual Cargo Facts Symposium next month. Among the carriers already signed up are: AirBridge, Atlas Air, Cargolux, Delta, DHL, Emirates, Etihad, FedEx, LATAM. Lufthansa, and UPS. That according to analysis of registrations released today. The Cargo Facts Symposium will takeRead More

Swiftair orders four 737-400 conversions from AEI

Swiftair orders four 737-400 conversions from AEI

Carriers, Conversions, News, Premium Newswire September 11, 2014 at 10:50 am

Spain-based Swiftair placed a firm order for four 737-400 P-to-F conversions from Aeronautical Engineeers Inc, with an option for an additional four. The first aircraft (24438, ex-Samair) is in conversion at the Commercial Jet facility in Miami, the second (24445, ex-Wat Phnom Airlines) will enter conversion at the same facilityRead More

DHL continues to revamp its US air operations

DHL continues to revamp its US air operations

Carriers, Express, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy August 28, 2014 at 10:56 am

DHL Express ended its disastrous attempt to compete in the US domestic express market in 2008, but since that time, its US international business has grown strongly. The company requires a considerable amount of dedicated lift to support this US business, including domestic feeder service as well as international lift.Read More

ATSG reports a strong quarter, will expand owned fleet

ATSG reports a strong quarter, will expand owned fleet

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy August 7, 2014 at 10:51 am

US-based Air Transport Services Group reported second-quarter net income up 37.5% y-o-y to $9.5 million, as total revenue rose 8.9% to $189.4 million. Operating income for the quarter was up 27.9% to $18.1 million. ATSG is the world’s biggest lessor of medium widebody freighters, with a 57-unit fleet, including nineRead More

France launches investigation of express companies

Express, Premium Newswire July 21, 2014 at 10:17 am

French anti-trust regulator goes after package delivery companies. DHL, FedEx, TNT, and the UK’s Royal Mail are among delivery firms targeted in by the Autorité de la Concurrence in an ongoing anti-trust investigation of their French divisions. According to a report in Bloomberg, FedEx, Royal Mail, and TNT have indicatedRead More

Freighter conversion – a story in photos

Freighter conversion – a story in photos

Conversions, News, Photos+Videos June 25, 2014 at 10:11 am

In September 1999, Japan Transocean Air took delivery of a 737-400, msn 29487. The carrier, a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, operated the aircraft from its hub in Naha, Okinawa, until late last year when it was acquired by DHL Express as a candidate for conversion to freighter configuration. DHL wasRead More