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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

Production freighter orders and deliveries in 2016

Production freighter orders and deliveries in 2016

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Strategy January 10, 2017 at 9:11 am

All things considered, 2016 was a good year for the air freight industry. Full-year data are not yet available, but we expect that when the final numbers are tallied, we will see an increase in worldwide air cargo traffic of about 4% over 2015 – not spectacular compared to whatRead More

Breaking News: UPS firm-orders 14 747-8Fs

Breaking News: UPS firm-orders 14 747-8Fs

Aircraft, Carriers, Express, News October 27, 2016 at 8:45 am

Shortly after warning investors that the 747-8F was facing an unprecedented level of future uncertainty as the program’s order backlog dwindled, Boeing announced a massive firm-order for fourteen of the jumbo freighters (and options for up to 14 more) from express giant UPS. The order was announced simultaneously with UPS’ releaseRead More

New freighter, new directions for AirBridgeCargo

New freighter, new directions for AirBridgeCargo

News October 10, 2016 at 9:37 am

Last Friday, AirBridgeCargo, the scheduled-service subsidiary of Russia-based Volga-Dnepr group took delivery of its tenth 747-8F, during a ceremony held at Seattle’s SeaTac Airport. Though freighter deliveries are a frequent occurrence, AirBridge’s growth and success is closely interlinked with the future of the 747 program and thus deserves recognition. AsRead More

Intrepid orders two 747-8Fs

Intrepid orders two 747-8Fs

Aircraft, News October 7, 2016 at 9:13 am

US-based lessor Intrepid Aviation reached an agreement with Boeing under which it will swap two of its current six orders for 777-300ER passenger aircraft for 747-8 freighters. Delivery of both freighters is scheduled for 2017, and Intrepid said both would go “on very long lease to one of the industry’sRead More