DP-DHL 3Q operating profit under pressure from PeP division

Ongoing challenges in Deutsche Post-DHL Group’s (DP-DHL) Post-eCommerce-Parcel (PeP) segment depressed an otherwise positive third quarter for the Group. While DP-DHL posted operating profit (EBIT) gains in Express, Global Forwarding and Freight, and Supply Chain segments, a substantial year-over-year decrease in third quarter EBIT for the PeP division weighed heavily on the Group’s overall EBIT […]
  • Chelsea Toczauer
  • November 6, 2018

Air cargo grows at Sea-Tac Airport

The Cargo Facts team was treated this week to a behind-the-scenes tour of the cargo operations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). There, the Port of Seattle’s Air Cargo team – Tom Green, Senior Manager for Air Cargo Development, Ken Galka, Air Cargo Operations Manager, and Patrick Haley, Air Cargo Facilities Manager – drove the Cargo Facts team […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • October 19, 2018

ATSG adds 777 platform through Omni Air acquisition

Ohio-based Air Transport Services Group, Inc (ATSG) is acquiring Oklahoma-based Omni Air in a deal that will add thirteen additional aircraft to ATSG’s fleet, including the first three 777 aircraft in the aircraft leasing specialist’s portfolio. The cash price of the acquisition is listed at $845 million, and the deal is expected to close later […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • October 2, 2018

逻辑航空,扩编机队并与汉莎航空携手展望未来

总部位于莱比锡的逻辑航空,为DHL快递与汉莎货运航空各占50%股份的合资企业,将于2019年1月开始运营第十一架波音777货机。汉莎货运航空将向波音资本租赁该架飞机,并交由逻辑航空,通过汉莎航空网络,以逻辑航空的运营模式运作。 对汉莎货运航空而言,新增一架由逻辑航空运营的波音777货机,表明其正在积极拓展合资的逻辑航空作为基地航空公司在莱比锡/哈勒机场(LEJ)的货运业务。除了将该架波音777货机交付给逻辑航空,汉莎货运还为其提供了机组人员的配备。目前,德国汉莎货运航空共计拥有五架波音777货机以及12架麦道-11货机,并主要以法兰克福机场作为其货运枢纽运作国际航空网络。 然而,汉莎航空很快熟悉了莱比锡/哈勒机场(LEJ)的枢纽运作模式。首批的八架波音777货机,陆续于2009年5月至2010年7月期间交付逻辑航空并投入运营,该机队平日为DHL快递服役,周末为汉莎航空服役。2017年,逻辑航空从GECAS租借了两架原隶属于南美航空的波音777货机,并为DHL快递提供专属服务。明年,逻辑航空也将为汉莎航空提供同样的专属服务。 2018年1月,新增的波音777货机加入逻辑航空机队。汉莎航空表示,该飞机与汉莎航空向波音公司订购的两架波音777货机并无关联,但并没有透漏更多关于其与波音资本的商务细节。鉴于,该笔订单成交与约定交付日期之间的间隔较短,《空运通讯》认为,汉莎航空向波音资本租赁的该架波音777货机,原本可能是另一位客户所订购的,但因为某些原因该订单交付被推迟或取消。根据波音公司截至2018年7月的客户摘要显示,总部位于阿布扎比的阿提哈德航空,尚有一笔波音777货机的订单未完成。鉴于阿提哈德航空最近的业务重组,并停航了五架空客330-200货机,《空运通讯》认为,其很有可能不再接收第六架货机。 随着新的波音777货机加入逻辑航空,汉莎航空正在重建其货运机队。今年5月,汉莎航空集团与波音公司签订了两架波音777货机的订单,预计将于2019年2月及3月交付,并都将在法兰克福机场(FRA)进行运营。 虽然根据计划,该两架货机将取代汉莎航空现有货运机队中的两架旧款麦道-11货机,但汉莎航空同样表示,只要航空货运市场的运作符合其成本收益的考核要求,也可能选择考虑该两架麦道-11货机不退役并将继续运营。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • September 4, 2018

Fleet renewal underway at EVA

Taiwan-based EVA Air took delivery of a 777F (62826), the third of five it has on order with Boeing [FAT 004632]. The aircraft is being acquired as part of EVA’s fleet renewal program, which aims to replace the remaining 747Fs in its fleet with 777Fs by 2019. In related transactions, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings acquired […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • August 31, 2018

ATSG’s appetite for 767Fs to persist beyond 2019

Concurrently with the reporting of its 2Q18 financial results, during a call with financial analysts, Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) doubled-down on its commitment to the 767 platform through 2019 and beyond, signaling that it will add between six and ten of the type in 2019, and is likely to add more in 2020 and […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • August 7, 2018

EFW redelivers first A330-200P2F to EgyptAir Cargo

On 3 August, EgyptAir Cargo took redelivery of the first A330-200 passenger-to-freighter converted aircraft from EFW, the MRO and conversion joint venture of ST Aerospace Engineering and Airbus. EgyptAir initially signed on as EFW’s launch customer with an order for two of the converted freighters in late 2014 and has since confirmed an order for a third, […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • August 6, 2018

Farnborough 2018: widebody freighters, narrowbody pax

As has been the trend since last year’s Paris Air Show, headliner orders for large widebody passenger aircraft were once again absent. Deals involving narrowbody passenger jets and widebody freighters meanwhile, dominated the show. Also popular this year, were more opaque deals from unidentified customers. Orders for 325 aircraft were placed by unidentified carriers and […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • July 25, 2018
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