Cargo Airlines

Shippers typically turn to cargo airlines such as Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific for expensive or time-sensitive products such as fast-fashion apparel, pharmaceutical shipments, or fruits and vegetables.

Commentary

It is imperative that the leadership of cargo airlines adopt new strategies and thinking to ensure that their businesses remain relevant and profitable in the future.

News & Analysis

10 May 2017
Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo have signed a memorandum of understanding for an operational partnership in the latest tie-up between carriers in the challenging air transport market.
05 May 2017
Traffic on the Europe-Asia Pacific routes surged 34 percent in the quarter driven partly by “sea freight restraints.”
04 May 2017
Capacity was trimmed by 1.1 percent during the quarter.
03 May 2017
The strong March performance resulted in first-quarter traffic growing nearly 11 percent year-over-year.
27 Apr 2017
Traffic measured in revenue cargo tonne kilometers grew 6.3 percent.
27 Apr 2017
Cargolux posted a sharply reduced profit and lower revenue in 2016.
27 Apr 2017
Japan’s international air cargo trade will rise for the second successive year.
26 Apr 2017
March was a good month for the Asian air cargo industry, with the recovering markets accelerating further on rising regional import-export activity.
20 Apr 2017
The partnership was struck after more than a year of negotiations.
18 Apr 2017
European airlines accounted for half of the increase in global air cargo traffic to a five-year high in 2016.