Post Tagged with: "Emirates"

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

777 Freighter milestone for Emirates

777 Freighter milestone for Emirates

Aircraft, Carriers, News September 3, 2015 at 9:30 am

Emirates took delivery of a 777F today. Nothing unusual in that, as the Dubai-based carrier has, over the last few years, taken delivery of twelve other 777Fs. But this one was different, and special in more than one way. First, this freighter (taken on lease from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise) isRead 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

The freighter fleet moves east

The freighter fleet moves east

Aircraft, News, Traffic July 20, 2015 at 10:57 am

Recent headlines have been full of “the death of freighters,” with the diminishing fleet of Air France-KLM and the eliminated fleet of IAG pointed out as  examples of how the big cargo players are exiting the main-deck freight business. So, belly cargo is the future, right? Not so fast! LastRead 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 ABCs of market share

The ABCs of market share

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy April 13, 2015 at 10:51 am

The big three Western European carriers – Lufthansa, Air France-KLM, and IAG – all reported dismal first-quarter cargo results. While there have been some internal issues for those carriers, most observers will be quick to assume that the real problem is an ongoing loss of market share to airlines basedRead More

A record year for AirBridge

A record year for AirBridge

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy, Traffic January 30, 2015 at 10:30 am

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo, the scheduled-service subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr Group, reported 2014 cargo volume up 17.6% over 2013 to 401,000 tonnes. While volume growth in prior years was not as high as the 17.6% seen in 2014, AirBridge nonetheless has achieved compound annual volume growth of 11% over the past five yearsRead More

Let’s fly to Milan

Let’s fly to Milan

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 16, 2015 at 10:46 am

Readily available fifth freedom rights have made Milan the hottest spot on the globe for freighter operators. Two months ago, the government of Italy announced that, in an effort to boost the country’s economy, “the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs and InternationalRead More