Post Tagged with: "Emirates"

Let’s fly to Milan

Let’s fly to Milan

January 16, 2015 at 10:46 am 0 comments

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

The second domino falls!

The second domino falls!

January 14, 2015 at 10:26 am 1 comment

On 12 January, Qatar Airways Cargo announced to its customers that it would abandon base-rate-plus-surcharges pricing, and move to an all-in rate structure. On New Years Eve, when Emirates announced its move to an all-in rate for cargo, the sentiment in the forwarding and shipping community was “about time!” ButRead More

Aviation fuels Dubai’s GDP

Aviation fuels Dubai’s GDP

January 6, 2015 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

Emirates, Dubai Airports, and other aviation-related businesses contributed $26.7 billion to the Dubai economy in 2013, accounting for nearly 27% of Dubai’s GDP in 2013, according to a study conducted by Oxford Economics. The report, “Quantifying the Economic Impact of Aviation in Dubai,” also found that the aviation industry providesRead More

Emirates Skycargo moves to all-in pricing

Emirates Skycargo moves to all-in pricing

January 6, 2015 at 10:55 am 0 comments

Skycargo, the cargo arm of Dubai-based Emirates, is reportedly in the process of introducing a new, all-in pricing structure that would eliminate the present setup of a base rate plus surcharges for fuel and security, according to a report in Cargoforwarder Global. The new pricing is said to also, occasionally,Read 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

September 18, 2014 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

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

Middle East carriers add freighters

Middle East carriers add freighters

July 30, 2014 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Etihad Airways took delivery of an A330-200F (1524) from Airbus, bringing the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s freighter fleet to a total of ten units. Seven owned: Etihad now operates seven freighters of its own, including three 777Fs as well as four A330 freighters. Three ACMI leased: Etihad ACMI leases one 747-8F andRead More

Where have all the freighters gone?

Where have all the freighters gone?

July 16, 2014 at 8:49 am 1 comment

Where have all the freighters gone? To the Persian Gulf, that’s where. For the last two years air freight industry news has been dominated by stories of the demise of the freighter aircraft. Air freight demand may be rising, but, if you believe the headlines, all that freight will soonRead More

Emirates full-year cargo revenue up 9%

June 11, 2014 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Dubai-based Emirates reported full year 2013/14 profit up 42.5% to US$965 million, as total revenue rose 13.0% to $22.4 billion (of which $21.0 was from airline operations). Operating profit for the year, which ended 31 March, was $1.16 billion. Cargo revenue increased 8.9% over the previous year to $3.07 billion,Read More