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Unlike other Western European combination carriers, Lufthansa has maintained its commitment to freighter operation.

Lufthansa rising

May 19, 2015 at 10:44 am 0 comments

April results from many of the world’s major cargo carriers are now available, and today we look at the three big European combination carriers. In recent years, all three have been faced with increased competition from carriers in the Gulf Region, Turkey, and Russia; and each has adopted a different strategyRead More

Differing strategies in Europe

Differing strategies in Europe

May 12, 2015 at 10:53 am 0 comments

The big-three European combination carriers continued to pursue their widely diverging cargo strategies in the first quarter, with – no surprise here – widely diverging results. Historically, all three have had a strong focus on cargo, but all three have seen their cargo traffic fall while the general trend worldwideRead More

A tough year for Europe’s cargo carriers

A tough year for Europe’s cargo carriers

January 13, 2015 at 10:58 am 0 comments

What do we know about December and about full year 2014? December results from many of the world’s big carriers and airports are still not in, but we know that, worldwide, the year through November was good, with traffic up just a little under 5%. Anecdotal evidence suggests that December mayRead More

Lufthansa cargo up despite pilot strikes

Lufthansa cargo up despite pilot strikes

December 11, 2014 at 10:56 am 0 comments

It is no secret that Europe has not enjoyed the economic recovery seen elsewhere in the world, but despite the tough economic conditions that have kept its rivals in negative territory, and in the face of continuing strikes by pilots, Lufthansa reported increased cargo traffic in November. Compare the detailsRead More

What is going on in Europe?

What is going on in Europe?

September 10, 2014 at 10:57 am 0 comments

While all indications are that carriers and airports in the rest of the world will report continuing strong cargo growth for August, Europe’s big three carriers are still appear to be operating in the cargo environment of two years ago. As has been widely reported, Air France-KLM’s cargo operation hasRead More

A first look at July cargo traffic

A first look at July cargo traffic

August 18, 2014 at 10:53 am 0 comments

Early reports from some of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports indicate that the trend of increasing demand that has been underway since mid-2013 will continue in July. The big carriers in the US, and many of those in Asia posted strong results. Two of Europe’s big three, whileRead More