Exceptional cargo gains at Cathay and Turkish

After a very poor start in 2016, air freight demand began growing in the second half, and a strong peak season brought the full-year increase in cargo traffic to 3.2% above 2015 level. Still, 2017 began with everyone nervous about  the possibility that, after the strong peak, demand growth would fall back to the lackluster […]
  • David Harris
  • April 20, 2017

Singapore Airlines continues to shrink freighter fleet

Singapore Airlines Cargo retired another 747-400 Freighter (26553). The carrier ferried the freighter to Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées Airport (LDE) in late May for long-term storage. Singapore Airlines Cargo is also due to return a 747-400F (26558) off lease soon, which will leave it with just seven freighters, all 747-400Fs. The ongoing fleet reduction is a response to […]
  • David Harris
  • June 12, 2014