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Freighters, Mandarin News July 24, 2017 at 9:48 am

UPS展示了波音747-8F的“第一印象”。这些预计于今年9月交付UPS的飞机,突然由棕色纸包裹着出现在波音艾佛雷特生产工厂,立即成为全球货运行业的关注焦点。(具体详情请浏览《空运通讯》网站)  

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Aircraft, News, Photos+Videos July 14, 2017 at 10:44 am

A few days ago, Seattle-area plane spotters were treated to a sight they’d never seen before. A huge plane appeared in front of Boeing’s Paine Field (PAE) production facility and images of it immediately went viral and it became a subject of discussion on internet forums frequented by airplane nerdsRead More

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part III

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part III

Aircraft, Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News April 14, 2017 at 10:10 am

Today we conclude our three-part analysis of the worldwide express fleet. In Part I, we started with some background, and then a look at some of the smaller (and perhaps more interesting) companies. In Part II we looked at changes to the fleets of two of the three biggest players – FedExRead More

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part II

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part II

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, E-Commerce, Express, News April 13, 2017 at 10:40 am

Today, in Part II of our annual analysis of the worldwide express fleet, we look at changes to the fleets of two of the three biggest players – FedEx and UPS. We start with TNT, which was acquired by FedEx last year. (You can read Part I here.) As part of FedEx’sRead More

BOC Aviation purchases two 747-8Fs on AirBridgeCargo’s behalf

BOC Aviation purchases two 747-8Fs on AirBridgeCargo’s behalf

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Photos+Videos March 31, 2017 at 10:13 am

Earlier this week, Japan-based Nippon Cargo Airlines cancelled its outstanding order for two 747-8Fs (NCA cancels remaining 747-8F orders).  Today, the announcement of a firm two-aircraft order from Singapore-headquartered BOC Aviation appeared to soften the blow, but it will have no real impact on Boeing’s backlog, because it is part ofRead More

NCA cancels remaining 747-8F orders

NCA cancels remaining 747-8F orders

Aircraft, Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Photos+Videos March 27, 2017 at 10:32 am

Japan-based NYK Group, parent of Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), said it reached an agreement with Boeing to cancel NCA’s two remaining orders for 747-8 freighters. NCA was a launch customer for the 747-8F, placing an order for eight units in November 2005, and upping its total to fourteen in early 2007. However, byRead More

The distribution of widebody freighters — Part II

The distribution of widebody freighters — Part II

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, Express, News March 9, 2017 at 9:06 am

Yesterday we began an analysis of the way the 1,002 widebody freighters currently in service are operated and how the different types of widebody freighters are distributed within the fleet by type. You can read Part I here, and today we conclude with an examination of the distribution by manufacturer, byRead More

Production freighter orders and deliveries in 2016, Part II

Production freighter orders and deliveries in 2016, Part II

Aircraft, News, Strategy January 11, 2017 at 10:53 am

Yesterday, we began our look at production freighter orders and deliveries in 2016 with an overview of the last five years, today we continue with a summary of the order, delivery, and backlog status of the four freighters currently offered by Airbus and Boeing, at the end of 2016. WeRead More