Challenging first half for Lufthansa Cargo in interim results

Lufthansa Group reported a 2% year-over-year decline in traffic for both the second quarter and first half of 2019, which the group attributed to “lower economic growth and market uncertainty in the face of trade conflicts and Brexit.”  Traffic figures stood at 4.50 billion revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs) for Q2 and 5.24 billion RTKs for the first […]

A380 fades as Boeing celebrates the 747’s Golden Anniversary [VIDEO]

It’s been a bittersweet week for the jumbo-jet industry. Soon after Boeing celebrated the 50th anniversary of its iconic 747, Airbus announced that production of its ambitious, double-decker passenger behemoth, the A380, will be halted in 2021, due to a sharp decline in new orders. The A380’s largest customer, Emirates, said it will slash its […]

IAG Cargo targets South African pharma market

IAG Cargo and British Airways marked the start of commercial flights to Johannesburg on the new A380. Replacing the B747 model on the route, the A380 offers precision cargo transport opportunities for the South African market. IAG Cargo has specified air conditioning capabilities for the hold, which will be beneficial for temperature-sensitive cargo, such as perishables […]
  • February 7, 2014