France launches investigation of express companies

French anti-trust regulator goes after package delivery companies. DHL, FedEx, TNT, and the UK’s Royal Mail are among delivery firms targeted in by the Autorité de la Concurrence in an ongoing anti-trust investigation of their French divisions. According to a report in Bloomberg, FedEx, Royal Mail, and TNT have indicated that the process could result […]
  • David Harris
  • July 21, 2014

TNT says it must “move more by road”

Netherlands-based express company TNT reported first-quarter 2014 net income of €1 million, down from €144 million in the first quarter of 2013, as revenue declined 6.6% to €1.61 billion. Reported operating income for the quarter was down 92.2% to €17 million, from €219 million in 1Q13. However, the reported figures include a variety of one-time […]
  • David Harris
  • May 22, 2014

777F Number Three for TNT

November is a gray, dreary month in the Pacific Northwest, but sometimes there are days where the clouds lift and leave you with bright, but cold, conditions. On Saturday Cargo Facts was on hand for the third flight of TNT’s latest 777F, OO-TSC (msn: 37138) – just a 30 minute loop out over the northern […]
  • David Harris
  • November 21, 2011

Painting TNT’s 777 Freighter

Short time-lapse video of TNT’s first 777F being painted. The freighter was delivered on 22 July. TNT is leasing it from Guggenheim Aviation Partners.
  • David Harris
  • July 25, 2011

30 Years of Cargo Facts: TNT’s Ten

In 1988, TNT Airways as we know it today hadn’t actually been formed yet, but the express company was already taking to the air and had a some help from Air Foyle (U.K.) and, as one of these BAe 146s indicates, Malev of Hungary. Indeed, air operations had begun in 1979 but were not as […]
  • David Harris
  • April 14, 2011

TNT European Air Hub in Liège Airport, Belgium

A quiet look into the not-quiet-at-all world of TNT’s night operations at Liege – featuring the 146 QT and the 733 freighters, controllers, dispatch, loading and unloading, and ground handling.
  • David Harris
  • February 25, 2011

Gestair-TNT 763F at Maastricht

Behold! The paint is only just dry on this 767-300ER BDSF, but it now wears the vibrant colors of TNT (painted by MAAS – Maastricht Aviation Aircraft Services). EC-LKI (MSN: 26544) will be operated by Gestair, who lease it from Guggenheim Aviation Partners, on behalf of TNT. The aircraft, delivered in 1992 to SAS, was […]
  • David Harris
  • January 6, 2011
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