Boeing entraga el primer 737-800 convertido en carguero

El fabricante estadounidense Boeing anunció este jueves 19 de abril la entrega del primer Boeing 737-800 BCF, que se convierte también en el primer Next Generation convertido a carguero directamente por el fabricante como parte del programa Boeing Converted Freighter. El cliente de lanzamiento fue la sueca West Atlantic Group, que operará el modelo a […]

Azul announces lease of two used freighter aircraft

Azul announces the lease of two used Boeing 737-400F to support the rapid growth of its cargo business unit, Azul Cargo Express. Both aircraft are expected to be delivered during the second half of this year. As a result, Azul Cargo Express will have additional capacity and greater flexibility to provide customized solutions for its […]

UPS ordena 14 nuevos cargueros Boeing 747-8

En el marco de la celebración del 30 aniversario UPS Airlines, el fabricante estadounidense Boeing anunció la intención de United Parcel Service, Inc., en adquirir 14 aviones Boeing 747-8F (Freighter) adicionales al pedido realizado durante el otoño del 2016 por 14 aviones del mismo modelo. Está claro que para el fabricante, este es un buen […]

Boeing, Turkish Airlines Announce Order for Three 777 Freighters

Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Turkish Airlines announced that the carrier ordered three more 777 Freighters in December 2017. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business. «These freighter orders will surely contribute to our significant target […]

Air Canada Cargo to cut freighter operation

Air Canada Cargo has confirmed that after a year and a half it will cut its freighter operation to the US, Mexico, Europe and South America. The Canadian airline confirmed that it would axe its B767-300F freighter partnership with lessor Cargojet at the end of this year. Air Cargo News first reported that the partnership […]

Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters and Four 777-300ERs

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. The orders were previously unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The airline also received the first of its 747-8 Freighters at a delivery ceremony attended by His Excellency […]

Boeing, FedEx Express to Collaborate on ecoDemonstrator Testing

As part of the continuing effort to accelerate aerospace innovation, Boeing [NYSE: BA] and FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, will work together to fly the next ecoDemonstrator. Starting in 2018, a new Boeing 777 Freighter made for FedEx Express will test emerging technologies, such […]

Outlook for air freight, still healthy, according to IATA

The outlook for air freight is still healthy, according to IATA. It feels slightly old now, but the airline association has published its air cargo stats for the three months ending April. And yes, the news has been good for air freight "“ unless, of course, you are a shipper. Cargo yields were up 4.5%, […]

Boeing, UPS Announce Agreement for 767 Passenger to Freighter Conversions

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order at the 2017 Paris Air Show today to convert three 767 passenger airplanes into Boeing Converted Freighters. «The purchase and conversion of these 767s is a perfect example of how UPS is making smart investments to fuel profitable growth,» said UPS Airlines President Brendan Canavan. […]

BelugaXL hits the road

The first large sections of Airbu"™ next generation new transport aircraft, the BelugaXL, have arrived at the aircraft Final Assembly facility (L34) in Toulouse. Following a five night long road convoy from Aernnova"™s factory in Berantevilla, north eastern Spain, the panels (two laterals, one central) are required to complete the rear section of the BelugaXL. […]