EUROPE & CIS: Cargoitalia continues its cargo roll

Cargoitalia has reported a continuing improvement in performance for the first six months of operations in 2010, building on the strong start made in its first four months of operations, it said. From January-June 2010, the airline operated scheduled services on three routes: Milan (Malpensa)-New York (JFK), Milan-Chicago, and Milan-Dubai-Hong Kong, during which Cargoitalia flew […]


Cargoitalia has reported a continuing improvement in performance for the first six months of operations in 2010, building on the strong start made in its first four months of operations, it said. From January-June 2010, the airline operated scheduled services on three routes: Milan (Malpensa)-New York (JFK), Milan-Chicago, and Milan-Dubai-Hong Kong, during which Cargoitalia flew a total of 173 rotations including charter flights. Average monthly utilisation was up 60 per cent on the airline’s first four months of operation. Cargoitalia carried 18,717 tonnes of cargo in the January- June period (up from 6,800 tonnes in the period September-December 2009). This represented 72 per cent average load factor by weight (up from 63 per cent) and 89 per cent average load factor by volume (up from 80 per cent).