Announcing the Cargo Facts EMEA agenda

Cargo Facts has officially released the revamped agenda for our first annual Cargo Facts EMEA, to be held 4-6 February at the Westin Grand Frankfurt. Building on the success of Cargo Facts Symposium and Cargo Facts Asia, and co-hosted by Frankfurt Airport, Cargo Facts EMEA shifts the spotlight to the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle […]

AeroLogic fleet to grow as Lufthansa Cargo looks beyond Frankfurt

Leipzig-based AeroLogic, a 50/50 joint venture of DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo, announced today that it will begin operating an eleventh 777F in January 2019. Lufthansa Cargo will lease the aircraft from Boeing Capital and plans to market the freighter’s capacity independently of DHL Express, further diversifying AeroLogic’s operational model. For Lufthansa Cargo, adding a […]

Announcing Cargo Facts EMEA

It was with great excitement that Cargo Facts today unveiled the newest addition to its successful events lineup: Cargo Facts EMEA, to be held 5-6 February at The Westin Grand Frankfurt. Building on the success of Cargo Facts Symposium and Cargo Facts Asia, and co-hosted by Frankfurt Airport, Cargo Facts EMEA shifts the spotlight to […]

HNA Group buys Hahn Airport

The German state of Rhineland-Palatinate sold its 82.5% stake in Hahn Airport (HHN) to China’s aviation and travel conglomerate HNA Group for €15.1 million. According to a report in CargoForwarder, the financial transaction has been completed, and the final contract will be signed on 1 March. The fate of the remaining 17.5% stake, currently held by […]

Lufthansa Cargo becomes doubly cool

Lufthansa Cargo’s Frankfurt Cool Center will nearly double in size, from the current 4,500 square meters, to 8,000 square meters. This is yet another indication of the international pharma market’s growing demand for air freight. At a time when the air freight industry as a whole was chastised for its inability to safely transport temperature-sensitive […]

Recovery on the horizon at Lufthansa?

After two quarters of falling traffic demand, and a €46 million first half operating loss, more bad news from Lufthansa’s cargo unit would not have been surprising, but July traffic figures are encouraging. As shown in the chart, Lufthansa’s Group cargo traffic was up 1.6% y-o-y — not a huge gain, but a great deal better than what […]

Last look – the Grandstar 747-400F

  • David Harris
  • June 13, 2012
  • Video
We’ve already reported about the recent demise of Grandstar Cargo International Airlines, but we wanted to take one last look at the Grandstar freighter. “The” Grandstar freighter, because the carrier only operated one aircraft – B-2427 (msn: 26401). A joint venture between Korean Air and Sinotrans, Grandstar’s fleet was to come from the Korean carrier, […]
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