CHINA: Jade Cargo adds Frankfurt, Houston

China’s all-cargo carrier Jade Cargo International has added three weekly Frankfurt frequencies to its network of European destinations. Jade Cargo’s fourth B747-400ERF was delivered at the end of May 2007 and put into service on a two-way non-stop servicebetween Shenzhen and Frankfurt. In addition Jade Cargo will enter the trans-Pacific market to the US with […]


China’s all-cargo carrier Jade Cargo International has added three weekly Frankfurt frequencies to its network of European destinations. Jade Cargo’s fourth B747-400ERF was delivered at the end of May 2007 and put into service on a two-way non-stop servicebetween Shenzhen and Frankfurt.

In addition Jade Cargo will enter the trans-Pacific market to the US with a twice-weekly charter service to Houston, Texas via Vancouver (Canada). Jade Cargo’s fifth aircraft, a Boeing 747- 400ERF, is due for delivery in August 2007, and its sixth in January 2008.

Jade Cargo International is a joint venture between Shenzhen Airlines Co Ltd (51 percent), Lufthansa Cargo (25 percent) and DEG-Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (24 percent).