Post Tagged with: "cargolux"

European Commission re-imposes cartel fine against 10 carriers

European Commission re-imposes cartel fine against 10 carriers

March 17, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

It appears March is turn-back-the-clock month in the European air cargo industry. Just a week after a European Union court today reversed an earlier decision preventing UPS from purchasing TNT Airways in 2013 on antitrust grounds, the European Commission (EC) has reversed a December 2015 decision by the General CourtRead More

Carriers flock to Puerto Rico’s pharma exports

Carriers flock to Puerto Rico’s pharma exports

September 12, 2016 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Even as mutual funds and other creditors circle Puerto Rico and its besieged economy, looking to claw back some US$70 billion in debt, Cargolux and CAL Cargo Airline are adding flights to the unincorporated U.S. territory to capitalize on strong pharmaceutical exports. For all its dismal financial press, Puerto RicoRead More

The Freight 50: Breakdown of carriers within aviation groups

The Freight 50: Breakdown of carriers within aviation groups

August 26, 2016 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

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AirBridgeCargo’s executive president Denis Ilin resigns

AirBridgeCargo’s executive president Denis Ilin resigns

August 1, 2016 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

On the same day that Richard Forson is to take over the reins of Cargolux after CEO Dirk Reich suddenly stepped down, the all-cargo carrier world was rocked again this morning as AirBridgeCargo’s announced that executive president Denis Ilin has resigned after three years on the job, “in accordance withRead More

Flying tigers over Vietnam with CV alive

Flying tigers over Vietnam with CV alive

July 25, 2016 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

Four endangered Indochinese tigers were transported from their origin in the Czech Republic to Luxembourg and then onwards to a new home in Vietnam by Cargolux for exhibition in the Hanoi Zoo. The tigers were carried on a Cargolux 747 freighter via “CV alive,” the carrier’s live cargo transportation service.Read More

Beyond Baku: Cargo carriers reach past the Caspian

Beyond Baku: Cargo carriers reach past the Caspian

July 7, 2016 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

If the Azerbaijani government had its way, the capital city of Baku might be called a “second Dubai.” Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) – located on the Absheron Peninsula and surrounded on three sides by the inland Caspian Sea – has one of the largest and newest cargo terminals inRead More

Richard Forson to take reins of Cargolux, Aug. 1

Richard Forson to take reins of Cargolux, Aug. 1

June 30, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

A day after word broke that Cargolux president and CEO Dirk Reich intended to step down as CEO, the Luxembourg-based all-cargo carrier confirmed the story and said that current executive vice president and CFO Richard Forson will step in to take on the roles of president and CEO. Reich, whoRead More

Cargolux China moves towards global coverage

Cargolux China moves towards global coverage

June 16, 2016 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

Starting next year, Luxembourg-based Cargolux will launch an ambitious global strategy out of its hub at the Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport. Dirk Reich, president and CEO of Cargolux Group, explained that the cargo airline’s soon-to-launch Chinese JV (Cargolux China) would initially focus on the trans-Pacific and intra-Asia routes before pivotingRead More