Speakers from Cainiao, Finnair Cargo join Cargo Facts Asia speaker faculty

The lineup of air cargo industry visionaries speaking at Cargo Facts Asia 2019 in Shanghai has recently expanded to include Terry Xie, head of linehaul & planning, Cainiao and Fredrik Wildtgrube, head of global sales, Finnair Cargo. Cargo Facts Asia 2019 will be held 15-17 April at the Langham Shanghai. For more information, or to register, […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • March 25, 2019

ANA outlines plans for incoming 777F

Japan-based combination carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) released its 2019 flight schedule, which reveals how the carrier’s first of two 777Fs it plans to take delivery of in the coming years, will be utilized in the carrier’s network. Next summer, the carrier plans to introduce its first 777F and utilize the freighter for six-times weekly […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • January 23, 2019

777Fs for All Nippon, and an expanded alliance with Nippon Cargo

Japan-based All Nippon Airways (ANA) will add two 777Fs as part of its new five-year business plan that runs from now through 2022. In an interview in the Japanese publication Aviation Wire, Shinya Katozaka, President of ANA Holdings, said the company had for several years been considering the addition of larger, longer-range freighters to complement […]
  • David Harris
  • February 27, 2018

ANA to increase reliance on belly freight

Japan’s All Nippon Airways will reduce the number of scheduled freighter flights by about 15%, and become increasingly reliant on belly freight for certain routes, beginning 30 October, according to its new Fall schedule, and a report in Nikkei. Following a tough first quarter (ended 30 June) during which ANA boosted cargo traffic, but saw […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • August 24, 2016

Okinawa’s growing cargo prowess

Although we could write about new dedicated cargo airport proposals on almost a weekly basis, the harsh reality is that the vast majority fail to break through – Okinawa’s Naha Airport is one of a few exceptions. Following the establishment of the Okinawa International Logistics Hub in 2009, airfreight tonnage grew from a modest 935 […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • July 26, 2016