Airbus, Air India
EADS EFW in Dresden signed a contract with Air India covering conversion of two A310-300s into freighters. Apr 7, 2006
AirNet Systems, which operates 125 aircraft and provides air transport services to banks and time-critical small package shippers along with passenger charter services through its Jetride subsidiary, reported a 2005 net loss of $4.2 million, narrowed from a $34.1 million loss in 2004. It posted a fourth-quarter profit of $116,000. Apr 3, 2006
Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific is looking for new freighters. Cathay Pacific Airways, which generates about 30% of its revenue from cargo activities, is evaluating its future freighter fleet and is studying the 747-8F, 777F and A380 freighter. Cathay currently operates a fleet of seven 747-200Fs, six 747-400Fs and one 747-400BCF. It has orders for five more 747BCFs and six options. It also holds 60% of Air Hong Kong, which operates six 747 freighters. Cathay is planning to build its own cargo terminal at Hong Kong International Airport, which it says will add soon-to-be-needed capacity while helping to control handling costs. Apr 4, 2006
Continental Airlines Cargo will install the latest application of the Manugistics Cargo Revenue Management suite, comprising upgraded versions of Capacity Management, Sales and Allocation Planning, Flight Management and Real-time Booking Evaluation. Upgrade is expected to be completed in about 17 months. Apr 4, 2006
Qantas will convert four 737-300s to freighters for domestic cargo carrier...