Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair handled just short of 1.8 million tons of air cargo in 2015, recording growth of 4.3 percent despite a difficult year for the air freight industry as it struggled to balance capacity supply and demand.
16 Mar 2015
Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair carried almost 30 percent more cargo in February than during the same month last year as the Hong Kong-based airlines added capacity to cope with the lunar new year surge in demand.
15 Jan 2015
Cathay Pacific and its sister airline Dragonair carried 1.72 million tons of cargo during 2014, a 12 percent increase over the previous year as the strong second half performance continued into December.
15 Dec 2014
Trans-Pacific shipments between Hong Kong and fast recovering North American markets drove up Cathay Pacific cargo throughput in November, with the strong demand expected to last deep into the final month of the year.
19 Nov 2014
Air cargo is going through a period of adjustment that will keep profitability largely out of reach for the world’s carriers until more of a balance is achieved between cargo capacity and demand.
17 Nov 2014
The strong rebound of trans-Pacific trade will ensure the air cargo industry enjoys a happy festive season this year, but few are prepared to forecast the robust growth will continue much past Chinese New Year.
03 Nov 2014
Cathay Pacific will launch a new freighter service to Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh later this month, strengthening its Asia-Pacific network on the back of industry data that shows airlines in the region growing by almost 6 percent in September compared to the same month last year.
16 Oct 2014
Strong growth out of Hong Kong and China in September saw Cathay Pacific and Dragonair continuing to post double-digit growth as cargo and mail throughput rose 14.5 percent compared to the same month last year.
07 May 2014
Excess capacity and competition will keep pressure on pricing for air cargo carriers despite stronger growth.
22 Apr 2014
Air cargo’s positive start to the year has buoyed spirits in an industry anxious to find profitability amid weak yields and an excess of capacity.
18 Feb 2014
Cathay Pacific Airways saw further declines in air cargo throughput in January despite the shift in timing of Chinese New Year, which started Jan 31 this year, compared with Feb. 10 in 2013 and was expected to prompt a major rush of expedited deliveries in mid-January.
20 Jan 2014
All the signs are growing that air freight volumes in Asia will rebound this year, but Cathay Pacific posted a surprising 5 percent decline in cargo in December despite boosting capacity.
17 Jun 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 121,529 metric tons of cargo and mail in May, down 1.5 percent compared with May 2012.
15 May 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 123,805 metric tons of cargo and mail in April, falling 0.6 percent compared with April 2012.
20 Feb 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 132,792 metric tons of cargo and mail in January, an increase of 14.2 percent year-over-year.
17 Jan 2013
Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways reported combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair cargo volume in December 2012 was 146,897 metric tons, rising 3.4 percent compared with December 2011.
10 Jan 2013
Cathay Pacific Services, a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways that operates the new Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport, will open the new terminal on Feb. 21.
17 Dec 2012
Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific and wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair carried a total of 140,824 metric tons (about 155,231 tons) of cargo and mail in November...
16 Nov 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw cargo tonnage increase for the second month in a row during October.
17 Oct 2012
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways and leading handlers at Hong Kong International Airport reported a major uptick in volumes last month.
14 Sep 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw cargo volumes lose further ground in August but predicted a rebound in the latter part of this month.
15 Aug 2012
16 Jul 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw month-on-month cargo volume hold steady in June, but throughput was still slower than a year earlier.
15 Jun 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw a double-digit drop in cargo and mail tonnage shipments last month.
16 May 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw a year-over-year decline in freight volume in April.
12 Mar 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways’ key markets remained “soft” in February with year-over-year traffic gains, mostly because of the early Chinese New Year holiday.
14 Feb 2012
Cargo transported by Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair in January plunged 17.6 percent year-over-year and 26 percent from December.
16 Jan 2012
15 Dec 2011
Cargo transported by Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair in November dropped 13.8 percent year-over-year, falling for the eighth straight month as a year-end peak failed to mat
14 Nov 2011
18 Aug 2011
Cathay Pacific Airways expects air cargo demand to remain weak for at least another four weeks after reporting an 11 percent year-over-year decrease in cargo and mail volume in July.
04 Jan 2011
Cathay Pacific Airways Jan. 1 completed its switch to electronic air waybills for all shipments departing from Hong Kong.