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DHL Supply Chain takes over Cathay Pacific MRO logistics

DHL Supply Chain takes over Cathay Pacific MRO logistics

July 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

  A ten-year contract went into effect today that puts DHL Supply Chain in charge of Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon’s storage, warehousing and domestic transportation of aircraft service parts at Hong Kong International Airport (HKA).  The contract will see DHL Supply Chain take overall responsibility for the storage, warehousingRead More

Cathay facing cargo disruptions from Super Typhoon Meranti

Cathay facing cargo disruptions from Super Typhoon Meranti

September 15, 2016 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

The Hong Kong-based carrier Cathay Pacific Cargo canceled flights and delayed others as Super Typhoon Meranti bore down on the Chinese mainland yesterday, after punishing the island of Hong Kong, wreaking havoc throughout the region’s transportation sector. The storm dumped about 800 millimeters of rainfall in one day on mainlandRead 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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Strong June not enough to offset sluggish 2016 for Cathay

Strong June not enough to offset sluggish 2016 for Cathay

July 21, 2016 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

A strong June, in which Cathay Pacific Airlines reported cargo volume up 7.1 percent, year-over-year, was not sufficient to offset sluggish business in the previous five months of 2016, during which time revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs) fell 2.3 percent. Cathay’s cargo load factor rose by 1.6 percentage points to 64.3Read More

Cathay Pacific/Dragonair post weak May numbers despite uptick in cargo

Cathay Pacific/Dragonair post weak May numbers despite uptick in cargo

June 17, 2016 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair’s May cargo numbers are up, despite a decline in passengers during a month that Cathay Pacific general manager for revenue management Patricia Hwang called, “traditionally one of the slower months for travel.” The jointly owned airlines carried 145,102 tonnes of mail and cargo in May,Read More

China struggles to keep up with cold chain demand

China struggles to keep up with cold chain demand

November 2, 2015 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

In recent months, general airfreight in China has shown lackluster growth and suffered yield pressure. However, there is at least one segment of cargo traffic that is making air cargo operators in China salivate – cold chain services – and the logistics sector is scrambling to keep up with theRead More

Cargo demand lifts Cathay Pacific’s 2014 results

Cargo demand lifts Cathay Pacific’s 2014 results

March 18, 2015 at 7:52 pm 0 comments

Improvement in cargo demand beginning in the summer of 2014, followed by a strong fourth quarter for cargo, led to increased profit for the carrier last year. The Cathay Pacific Group reported attributable profit of US$406 million for the year, compared to US$337 million in 2013. The group’s cargo revenueRead More

Cathay Pacific reports strong February

Cathay Pacific reports strong February

March 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

Perhaps it was the Lunar New Year, which fell in mid-February this year. Cathay Pacific and its sister airline, Dragonair, carried 130,467 tonnes of cargo last month, a year-on-year increase of 28.8 percent, though shy of the 147,275 tonnes carried in January, the carrier said . “February’s figures were spurredRead More