Post Tagged with: "Emirates"

What next for Emirates — Video

What next for Emirates — Video

Carriers, News, Photos+Videos January 6, 2017 at 10:26 am

It will be some time before all the cargo moved by air in 2016 is tallied, but when the numbers are finally published, it is likely that Emirates will, once again, be the world’s top international cargo carrier. The airline’s rise from a pair of airlines leased from nearby Pakistan aRead More

Qatar targets Americas for expansion

Carriers, News, Strategy December 20, 2016 at 9:58 am

Qatar Airways Cargo will begin serving four new destinations with its 777Fs, beginning in February 2017. New destinations in South America include Buenos Aires, São Paulo and Quito. The twice-weekly flights from the carrier’s Doha hub reach the South American cities via Luxembourg. On the return leg, the freighters willRead More

Emirates still continues to operate thirteen 777Fs

SkyCargo hits the brakes as other carriers go full-throttle

News November 14, 2016 at 10:37 am

SkyCargo, the cargo arm of Dubai-based Emirates, reported cargo volume flat y-o-y, at 1.3 million tonnes in the first half (ended 30 September) of its current fiscal year. Volume was not the only disappointment for the carrier, with net profit in the half down 75% to US$214 million, as revenueRead More

China’s startups that never start

China’s startups that never start

Asia, Carriers, Express, News, Strategy October 20, 2016 at 10:49 am

By now the airfreight industry is well-aware of the proclivity of Chinese consumers to flock to online platforms to purchase goods – whether they be household items, or imported luxury goods. With skyrocketing demand for fast and reliable delivery, domestic express carriers in turn have been adding capacity as rapidly asRead 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

Strong cargo growth at Emirates

Strong cargo growth at Emirates

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic May 23, 2016 at 10:44 am

United Arab Emirates-based carrier Emirates reported net profit up 56% to a record US$1.9 billion in its recently completed 2015/16 fiscal year, with a strong contribution from cargo operations. As has been the case with many airlines in a year of falling fuel surcharges, cargo revenue declined (down 9% to US$Read More

Emirates focuses on ‘routing’

Emirates focuses on ‘routing’

Carriers, Photos+Videos, Strategy February 26, 2016 at 8:11 am

Emirates SkyCargo will not be adding freighters, a senior executive has told Cargo Facts, but rather will concentrate on the most efficient use of the freighters it already has. While Emirates’ cargo business is heavily dependent on belly space in its widebody passenger fleet – the company has called its 777-300ERsRead More