Far from stellar, Lufthansa Cargo questions if 2019 will be a normal year, or a crisis year

FRANKFURT, Germany – After two stellar years of growth for air freight, increasing trade friction is making Lufthansa Cargo feel more cautious about its outlook for 2019. Long-term, however, the German combination carrier maintains a positive outlook and continues to invest in its freighter fleet and cargo infrastructure. At its annual press conference in Frankfurt […]
  • Frederic Horst
  • March 18, 2019

Centurion Air Cargo closes down after certificate authority is revoked

United States-based, all-cargo carrier Centurion Air Cargo, which has not operated any routes since the end of 2016, had its certificate authority revoked for dormancy by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) on 17 August. This comes as no surprise, as early in 2017, DOT informed Centurion that because it had ceased operating, Centurion’s authority […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • August 24, 2018

Freighter aircraft transactions through mid-April

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on the CargoFacts.com website. This database is […]
  • David Harris
  • April 13, 2018

The distribution of widebody freighters

Last month, we presented a detailed multi-part analysis of the widebody freighter fleets of airlines worldwide. That analysis (available here) showed that, as of the end of January 2018, seventy-three airlines operated 1,035 widebody jet freighters in commercial service, with 122 more widebody production freighters on order. While the number of freighters increased slightly over […]
  • David Harris
  • March 5, 2018

The widebody freighter fleet — Part II

Yesterday, in Part I of this analysis of the widebody freighter fleet as it stood at the end of January 2018, we offered an overview of the entire fleet – which carriers are operating which freighters. We concluded Part I with a chart showing every airline that operates widebody jet freighters in commercial service, including […]
  • David Harris
  • February 13, 2018

The widebody freighter fleet: Growing again, but slowly

Today we begin a multi-part analysis of the worldwide fleet of widebody jet freighters in commercial service, as of 31 January, 2018. We start with a look at the entire fleet – which carriers are operating which freighters – and in the coming days will move on to the ways in which the fleet has […]
  • David Harris
  • February 12, 2018

近期货机交易实况

卡利塔航空签收1架波音767-300BDSDF并转交DHL快递 2016年1月,DHL从Automatic接手该飞机,并在五个月后将其交由Bedek航空集团进行改造。 然而,DHL并没有亲自签收该飞机。2017年7月,该飞机在特拉维夫工厂完成改造后交付给了卡利塔航空,再另行交付DHL快递并投运美国国内市场。 航空运输服务集团(ATSG)签收另一架波音767 ATSG货机租赁部门从美国航空收购了一架波音767-300ER,可能将其交付给Bedek航空集团进行改造。 美国西部全球航空收购了1架麦道MD-11F 这架原隶属于汉莎货运航空的飞机,自2015年12月以来,一直在停放在美国 加利福尼亚州 维克托维尔机场。 巴西恒星货运航空收获1架波音737-300F 该飞机从通用航空资本服务(GECAS) 租赁,前些年由西班牙的斯威夫特航空经营,于2016年8月被退回GECAS。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • September 12, 2017

747 era draws to a close at EVA Air [VIDEO]

EVA Air was founded in Taiwan in 1989, and, just three years later, began adding main-deck cargo capacity in the form of 747-400 combis. Taking advantage of the boom in trans-Pacific air freight demand (Taiwan was a major manufacturing center for goods destined for the US), EVA ramped up its cargo business and quickly began adding […]
  • David Harris
  • August 25, 2017
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