Thursday, June 20, 2024

Ethiopian Cargo connects Chongqing with the world

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has connected Chongqing with Africa and the Americas on a weekly cargo flight. The weekly Boeing 777-200 Freighter service was launched on 26 June and passes through Shanghai – Chongqing – Delhi – Addis Ababa – Lagos – Sao Paulo – Quito – Miami. Located in southwest China adjacent to […]

Qatar Airways Cargo connects Doha with Almaty

Qatar Airways Cargo operated its first cargo flight to Almaty International Airport in Kazakhstan on 17 January using a Boeing 777-200 Freighter. The airport operator says flights between Doha and Almaty is another step in the development of the regional aviation hub and the expansion of economic cooperation between Qatar and Kazakhstan. Qatar Airways will […]

Etihad Cargo remains flat in 2016

Etihad Cargo volumes remained flat in 2016 at 592,700 tonnes despite passenger traffic growing eight per cent over the same period. The airline expanded its freighter only network to 15 destinations with flights to Columbus Rickenbacker in Ohio, US; new European flights to East Midlands, London Stansted, Copenhagen and Brussels, African flights to Addis Ababa […]

Ethiopian to operate first A350 on Heathrow – Addis Ababa route

Ethiopian Airlines will launch Airbus A350 XWB operations on its daily London Heathrow – Addis Ababa route from 14 August. Airbus says the aircraft, Ethiopian’s first A350 and the first one for Africa, which has been named ‘Simien Mountains’, improves performance with its airframe and simplified systems to optimise fuel burn, maintenance costs and reliability. […]

LATAM makes Q1 profit despite cargo struggling

LATAM Airlines Group has made a profit of $102.2 million in the first quarter of 2016, despite cargo continuing to struggle due to weakness in Brazil. The group, which consists of LAN and TAM, and affiliates, turned the result around from a $39.9 million loss in the same period last year, helped by lower fuel […]

LATAM doubles losses and cargo keeps struggling

LATAM Airlines Group has doubled its losses to $219.2 million in 2015, and its cargo division has continued to struggle. Losses increased by 99.7 per cent from $109.8 million in 2014 to $219.2 billion in 2015. In the same time, total revenue fell by 18.8 per cent to $10.1 billion and cargo saw a 22.4 […]

Etihad sees 4% volumes rise in 2015

Etihad Airways’ cargo subsidiary, Etihad Cargo has seen freight and mail volumes increase by four per cent in 2015 to 592,000 tonnes. The airline added six new passenger locations with bellyhold capacity and freighter routes to Dakar, Nouakchott and Douala, bringing freighter-only destinations to 20. It took delivery of 15 aircraft, consisting of one Airbus […]