At Cargo Facts, 11 of the top 20 carriers in the world

Many of the world’s top cargo carriers will be attending the 20th annual Cargo Facts Symposium next month. Among the carriers already signed up are: AirBridge, Atlas Air, Cargolux, Delta, DHL, Emirates, Etihad, FedEx, LATAM. Lufthansa, and UPS. That according to analysis of registrations released today. The Cargo Facts Symposium will take place Oct. 22-24 in Miami […]

Cargo down at LATAM, up at Avianca

LATAM Airlines Group, parent of Chile-based LAN and Brazil-based TAM, reported cargo revenue down 12.7% in the first half to US$425 million. Cargo traffic for the half was down 4.3% to 2.12 billion RTKs, and cargo yield dropped 6.9% to US$0.390 per RTK. Discussing the result, the company said “cargo trends continue to be weak […]

Change coming to the LATAM freighter fleet

Brazil-based TAM Linhas Aéreas this week converted two earlier 777-300ER orders to orders for the freighter variant – the 777F. TAM, like Chile-based LAN, is a subsidiary of the LATAM Group, which appears to be in the process of overhauling its freighter operations. The Group currently has ten 767-300Fs and four 777Fs distributed among its […]

LAN’s first 787 nears delivery

Next Friday, LAN Airlines will take delivery of its first 787-8, registered CC-BBA (msn: 38471). The Aircraft is seen here earlier this month performing a high-speed taxi test prior to its first flight (which took place on Aug. 6). LAN will become the fourth airline to receive a 787, with the third, Ethiopian, having just […]

MasAir 767-300ERF

MasAir is a Mexican Cargo operator based at Benito Juárez Int’l (MEX) started in 1992. Partially owned by, and affiliated with LAN, it is one of that company’s multiple Cargo satellites. Like LAN Cargo, LANCO (of Columbia), and ABSA (in Brasil), MasAir is a big fan of the 767-300ERF and the entire fleet consists of […]
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