Air Cargo News.


Nov 20, 2006


ABX Air[sup.1]s third-quarter profit, revenues drop on DHL trucking takeover. Cargo carrier ABX Air reported third-quarter net income of $6.6 million, down 10.8% from net income of $7.4 million in the year-ago quarter, on a 24% drop in revenues to $281.3 million. Nov 13, 2006


Cargolux plans to add a fourth weekly frequency to its Luxembourg-Johannesburg freighter service from Nov. 28 using a 747-400F. Nov 14, 2006

Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways will expand its all-cargo Hong Kong-Shanghai flights to 17 weekly from 12 currently on Dec. 2 and to 18 weekly on Jan. 5 aboard 747Fs. Pacific Director and GM-Cargo Ron Mathison said the added flights "will enable us to get further leverage on the Eastern China market as demand remains high." Nov 14, 2006

EVA Air, Boeing

EVA Air will convert eight 747-400s to freighters, with the first conversion entering service next year, UDN News reported. They will replace the carrier's MD-11Fs. According to airline sources, EVA will convert one of its three outstanding 777-200LR orders to a dash 300ER and the balance to dash 200Fs. It had ordered the dash 200LRs to perform the Taipei-New York mission year round but found that the dash 300ER is achieving 3% lower fuel burn than guarantee, enabling it to operate the route. Nov 15, 2006

Icelandair Cargo, Precision Conversions, Boeing


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