CFA 2020: COVID-19 forces supply chains to reassess freighter value

The COVID-19 pandemic will permanently alter the way carriers treat cargo, and the reliance of supply chains on freighter capacity, according to speakers at this week’s Cargo Facts Asia 2020. Although the cavernous lower holds of passenger aircraft are normally efficient for transporting much of the world’s cargo, this crisis reveals that capacity is only available when […]

CFA 2020: Idled aircraft to become conversion feedstock

The negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on passenger aircraft operations is a surprising boon to operators and lessors searching for suitable feedstock for freighter conversions. This was the consensus at a panel discussion on freighter conversions during this week’s Cargo Facts Asia virtual event. “We’re actually seeing quite a dramatic increase in orders amongst […]

Join us for a live Cargo Facts Asia preview session

For a glimpse at what delegates can expect from Cargo Facts Asia next week, Cargo Facts subscribers are invited to attend a live preview of a Cargo Facts Asia presentation featuring Steven Verhasselt, VP Commercial of Liege Airport. The streamed presentation, “Integrating Customs and Innovation to Meet the Needs of Growing Cross-border E-commerce” will start […]

CFA to discuss freighter leasing in light of COVID-19

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the freighter aircraft leasing industry will be the central theme during Session 9 of the virtual edition of Cargo Facts Asia later this month. In this session, scheduled for 08:45 a.m. China Standard Time (05:45 p.m. PST/8:45 p.m. EST/ 12:45 a.m. GMT) on Wednesday, April 22, we will […]

Polar, China Southern and Emirates to speak at Cargo Facts Asia

In just a few weeks, Lars Winkelbauer, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Polar Air Cargo; Zhang Dezhi, vice president of cargo at China Southern Airlines; and Ravishankar Mirle, vice president of cargo commercial for Far East and Australasia at Emirates, will speak at the virtual edition of Cargo Facts Asia. Don’t miss your […]

The new Cargo Facts Asia 2020 virtual agenda is live

Cargo Facts has released an updated agenda for the ninth edition of Cargo Facts Asia, which will take place Apr. 21-22 as a digital event. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to our decision to change the format of the event and we believe the virtual experience will make it both safer and easier for our […]
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