Large-door freighter conversion program for the CRJ100 and CRJ200 launched by AEI

After a full year of studying the potential market, Miami-based Aeronautical Engineers Inc today launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program for Bombardier’s CRJ100 and CRJ200 regional jets. AEI said it would fund the program development costs itself, but will work in cooperation with Bombardier, including becoming a Bombardier licensed Third Party Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Provider. The first […]

New CEO for TNT Express

The resignation of Marie-Christine Lombard left TNT leaderless at the most difficult point in the UPS takeover process. When the European Commission killed any hope of a takeover at the beginning of this year, TNT was more than ever in need of strong leadership as it faced an uncertain future on its own. The company’s […]

Air France-KLM Cargo takes a beating in 2012

Almost since Air France and KLM merged their cargo operations, the combined carrier has struggled to deal with the new realities of the air freight business. As traffic has fallen, AF-KLM has reduced its freighter fleet, but not enough to match reduced demand, and load factor has steadily fallen as well. In response, Air France-KLM […]

Cargo demand improves at Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific reported an improvement in cargo demand in January, but the carrier continues to park its 747-400BCF freighters. Cathay’s January cargo traffic was up 7.7% y-o-y to 724 million RTKs, and General Manager Cargo Sales & Marketing James Woodrow said: “Demand was generally quite robust out of our key Hong Kong and Mainland China markets in […]

Exclusive Tours of DHL and Hactl Added to Cargo Facts Asia Agenda

Attendees at the 2013 Cargo Facts Asia Symposium in Hong Kong will be treated to exclusive tours of the cargo handling terminals of DHL and Hactl, ACMG and Cargo Facts announced today.  The tours, which will take place on April 17, will conclude with a reception at Hactl hosted by Hactl and Mark Whitehead, Chief Executive Officer of the massive cargo […]

Exclusive Tours of DHL and Hactl Added to Cargo Facts Asia Agenda

Attendees at the 2013 Cargo Facts Asia Symposium in Hong Kong will be treated to exclusive tours of the cargo handling terminals of DHL and Hactl, ACMG and Cargo Facts announced today.  The tours, which will take place on April 17, will conclude with a reception at Hactl hosted by Hactl and Mark Whitehead, Chief Executive Officer of the massive cargo […]
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