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 […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • December 5, 2018

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 […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • August 28, 2018

July traffic first look suggests stronger air cargo performance

Last month, when many of the world’s major airports and carriers released June performance metrics, the air freight industry seemed poised to begin feeling impacts from the ongoing trade war between the United States and China. Now that July results from carriers, handlers, and airports are beginning to come in, the outlook is slightly more […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • August 17, 2018

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 […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • June 28, 2018

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 […]
  • David Harris
  • February 27, 2017

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 […]
  • David Harris
  • January 10, 2017

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 […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • August 12, 2016

Last look – the Grandstar 747-400F

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, […]
  • David Harris
  • June 13, 2012
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