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More 747-8 Freighters for ABC

More 747-8 Freighters for ABC

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy, Traffic August 8, 2014 at 10:59 am

No one can operate freighters profitably any more, right? Wrong! Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo (ABC) operates nothing but freighters, and is doing quite well. Not only did the carrier report a record first half, but it is planning a major fleet upgrade. We’ll get to the first-half details below, but first, the fleetRead More

EVA confirms freighter fleet replacement

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy June 11, 2014 at 9:05 am

EVA confirmed its plan to replace 747-400 and MD-11 freighters with 777Fs. Speaking at a ceremony marking the simultaneous delivery of two 777-300ER passenger aircraft last month, EVA Air Chairman Zhang Wei confirmed the carrier’s intent to replace its nine 747-400Fs and three MD-11Fs with 777Fs. Various EVA executives haveRead More

Last look – the Grandstar 747-400F

Last look – the Grandstar 747-400F

Photos+Videos June 13, 2012 at 4:28 pm

We’ve already reported about the recent demise of Grandstar Cargo International Airlines, but we wanted to take one last look at the Grandstar freighter. “The” Grandstar freighter, because the carrier only operated one aircraft – B-2427 (msn: 26401). A joint venture between Korean Air and Sinotrans, Grandstar’s fleet was toRead More

30 Years of Cargo Facts: The New 747-400F

30 Years of Cargo Facts: The New 747-400F

Photos+Videos April 27, 2011 at 2:42 pm

This scene looks suspiciously similar to what the Paine field flight line looks like today – in late April, 2011 – but this is May of 1993, and the brand-new 747-400F is doing some ground testing here, in front of a slew of 747-400s bound for Asian airlines including Malaysian,Read More

China Airlines Cargo over South 188th

China Airlines Cargo over South 188th

Photos+Videos July 12, 2010 at 11:01 am

Inbound from JFK to Seatac on Runway 34R, which all the heavies use. The runway actually runs right over south 188th street in the township of Seatac. B-18718 (id: 30770/1348) is a 747-409F built for China Airlines Cargo in 2004. Photographer: A. Kwanten. Click on the photo to see itRead More

Korean HL7603

Korean HL7603

Photos+Videos July 6, 2010 at 10:52 am

Up and away with Korean Air Cargo’s 747-4B5ERF HL7603 (id: 34302/1368), bound for Incheon. This 744F was built for Korean Air Cargo in 2005 and first flew on Jan. 5, 2006. Photographer: A. Kwanten. Click on the image to see it at full size.