Post Tagged with: "Emirates"

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

Cathay leads the e-freight race

Cathay leads the e-freight race

June 10, 2014 at 8:44 am 0 comments

According to IATA’s latest e‑AWB report, Cathay Pacific Airways now operates 46% of its international cargo shipments using e-Airwaybills, well ahead Emirates, which is in second place among the world’s major carriers at 28%. A recent push by Egyptair has lifted its e-AWB penetration to over 50%, but it doesRead More

Emirates moves freighter operations to DWC

June 2, 2014 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Effective 1 May, Dubai-based Emirates moved its main-deck freight hub from Dubai International (DXB) to the new Dubai World Central (DWC). Dubai International has become one of the world’s busiest airports for both passengers and cargo, and the congestion is only going to increase as it closes first one, thenRead More

Emirates SkyCargo’s latest 777F

Emirates SkyCargo’s latest 777F

October 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

Emirates SkyCargo took delivery of its sixth 777-200 Freighter last week (A6-EFH, msn: 35608), bringing the Dubai giant’s total 777 fleet to an astounding 114 aircraft. Just a few days earlier, Emirates had also taken delivery of its latest 777-300ER (A6-EGZ, msn: 41081). Another 777-300ER for the airline (A6-ENA, msn:Read More

Emirates SkyCargo A6-EFD

Emirates SkyCargo A6-EFD

May 25, 2011 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

Emirates SkyCargo is currently operating two 777 freighters, but has orders for six more. Adding the 777F to the fleet was a natural choice for the Dubai giant – it is the world’s largest 777 operator, with more than eighty of the various types of 777 in service. In fact,Read More