News Listings for AirBridgeCargo

  • ANALYSIS: Should airlines invest in full freighters?

    News | 20 Mar 2013 13:26 | Peter Conway

    All-cargo operations have been hit hard by the economic downturn, and airlines are making more use of their hold capacity. So does it make sense to invest in freighters?
  • ANALYSIS: US FAA orders repetitive inspections on GEnx fan midshaft parts

    News | 20 Sep 2012 20:27 | Stephen Trimble

    The US Federal Aviation Administration will require Boeing 787 and 747-8 operators with General Electric engines to perform repetitive ultrasonic inspections...
  • Boeing delivers first 747-8F to AirBridgeCargo airlines

    News | 26 Jan 2012 22:58 | Stephen Trimble

    <p>A Volga-Dnepr subsidiary will soon operate the first of five Boeing 747-8 Freighters after taking delivery of the first aircraft in Everett, Washington.</p><p>Moscow-based...
  • Good week - bad week

    News | 04 Apr 2008 11:28

    SriLankan The island flag carrier's relationship with Emirates ended with the failure to renew a management contract going back to 1998. It also lost access...
  • Stan Wraight: new cargo adventures in Italy

    News | 23 Oct 2007 13:26 | Mark Pilling

    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">If there is one thing Stan Wraight likes doing it is starting up an airline. And he’s doing it again, for the fourth time.<BR><BR>The cargo industry veteran is now in Italy where he is chairman of Cargoitalia, a Milan Malpensa Airport based all-cargo carrier that is seeking to make a name for itself in Europe’s competitive freight market.<BR><BR>Wraight hit the ground running at Cargoitalia in early September, bringing his deep experience in the cargo business and a rich contact book to the Italian outfit after several years at Volga-Dnepr Group. While at the Russian firm, which has made its name carrying outsize freight on its fleet of Antonov An-124s, he was instrumental in taking Volga into the scheduled freight world with the launch of AirBridgeCargo Airlines.<BR><BR><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; MARGIN-TOP: 5px; FLOAT: left; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 5px; OVERFLOW: auto; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 200px; MARGIN