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Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

May 18, 2017 at 10:04 am 0 comments

SHANGHAI – A record crowd of senior executives from all links in the air cargo supply chain gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Shanghai late last month for Cargo Facts Asia 2017 – the sixth annual presentation of what is now undeniably the region’s premier industry event. After five yearsRead More

E-commerce drives expansion of express fleets worldwide

E-commerce drives expansion of express fleets worldwide

April 12, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Today we begin a three-part analysis of the jet freighter fleets of express companies worldwide. We start with some background, and then a look some of the smaller (and perhaps more interesting) companies. Tomorrow and the day after, we’ll look at the big boys, and conclude with a look into theRead More

YTO goes west with new joint-venture airline and hub

YTO goes west with new joint-venture airline and hub

March 2, 2017 at 10:13 am 1 comment

Last week, executives from YTO Express, and its airline subsidiary, YTO Express Airlines, were in Shaanxi Province in central China finalizing an agreement to establish a new joint-venture cargo airline in the province’s capital city, Xi’an. The launch of Northwest International Cargo Airlines (as the airline will likely be knownRead More

YTO Express Airlines recently ordered ten 737-800BCF conversions from Boeing.

YTO Express plans major airline expansion, and a new hub

October 26, 2016 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Yu Weijiao, the Chairman of Shanghai-based YTO Express, has been widely quoted as saying his company’s air arm, YTO Express Airlines, will expand from its current fleet of five freighters, to fifty by 2020. And further, that this massive new fleet would have a new base at an as-yet-unbuilt airportRead More

Yunda already has a significant fleet of trucks and vans, are aircraft next?

Another Chinese express company goes public

July 5, 2016 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Rapid growth is a capital-intensive feat for Chinese express carriers, and although the obvious solution is an IPO, in China that is not always a timely option. Regulators intent on facilitating a stable market after last year’s turbulent fluctuations have increased requirements and scrutiny for new listings. Companies unwilling toRead More

YTO Express Airlines recently ordered ten 737-800BCF conversions from Boeing.

YTO Chairman among new speakers confirmed for Cargo Facts Asia 2016

March 14, 2016 at 9:33 am 0 comments

Cargo Facts is excited to announce two new speakers to be featured at Cargo Facts Asia 2016 in Hong Kong next month. The explosive growth of e-commerce is fueling the biggest revolution in the air freight and express industry in decades, and nowhere is the impact of this revolution bigger thanRead More

IPO Express

IPO Express

March 1, 2016 at 10:28 am 0 comments

No, despite the similarity in initials, this is not a new Chinese express company. However, according to reports piling up in the Chinese media this week, YTO Express, ZTO Express, STO Express, and SF Express are all in the process of making an Initial Public Offering – that is, they haveRead More

Boeing launches 737-800BCF with 30 orders and 25 commitments

Boeing launches 737-800BCF with 30 orders and 25 commitments

February 24, 2016 at 10:15 am 0 comments

At a ceremony at the Boeing Shanghai facility this morning, Boeing formally launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program for the 737-800. The announcement has been expected for some time, as Boeing has recently issued press releases featuring Launch Customer Agreements from YTO Airlines and China Postal Airlines, but this morning’s eventRead More