Air China cargo up 12.5 percent in January
Total air cargo deliveries by Beijing-based Air China increased 12.5 percent in January, up 72,658 tons over January 2006.
Domestic cargo carried by the airline increased 10.1 percent from the same period last year and international cargo increased 17.6 percent.
The Chinese state-owned airline is the country's second-largest airline with a fleet of more than 200 international and regional aircraft.
The company has a cargo fleet of four Boeing 747-200 freighters, eight Boeing 747-400 passenger-cargo mixed aircrafts, and bellyhold capacity on 60 additional aircraft such as Boeing 747s, 767s and Airbus 340s. The 20-year old company has the management right of handling international cargo air routes from Beijing and Shanghai to Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Portland, Frankfurt, Paris and London.