Post Tagged with: "747-8F"

Atlas answers the big question

Atlas answers the big question

Carriers, Strategy May 1, 2014 at 10:48 am

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ first quarter net income was either up 90% or down 60% depending on whether you look at the adjusted or as-reported figures. On an as-reported basis, Atlas saw net income for the first quarter of 2014 fall 60.4% y-o-y to $7.9 million. However, after adjusting forRead More

Cargolux reports stronger results for 2013

Cargolux reports stronger results for 2013

Carriers April 30, 2014 at 10:54 am

The last few months have seen Luxembourg-based all-cargo airline Cargolux almost constantly in the news, and most of the news has been negative. Internal struggles, resignations of high-level executives, speculation that the dual-hub strategy required by new shareholder HNCA will be a failure… But behind the headlines is a realRead More

What next for Global Supply Systems?

What next for Global Supply Systems?

Carriers, Strategy April 9, 2014 at 7:47 am

UK-based Global Supply Systems (GSS), in which Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is a 49% stakeholder,  was formed in 2002 in order that British Airways World Cargo could continue to ACMI lease freighters from Atlas, while staying compliant with UK law. GSS dry-leased three 747-400Fs from Atlas, and operated them onRead More

Boeing’s Seahawks 747-8 Freighter takes flight

Boeing’s Seahawks 747-8 Freighter takes flight

Photos+Videos February 1, 2014 at 12:23 pm

The Seahawks are going to the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII! Watch the video and visit http://bit.ly/1frodFq to learn how Boeing is showing love and pride in our hometown team. We commemorate this truly special moment in time by painting a new 747-8 Freighter in a special Seahawks livery.

December’s 747-8F flurry

December’s 747-8F flurry

Photos+Videos December 17, 2013 at 8:36 am

As 2013 draws to a close, several 747-8Fs are set to deliver. Following last week’s FAA certification of the latest Performance Improvement Package (PIP) for the GEnx-2B/747-8 combination, a group of aircraft equipped with the updated engines are awaiting imminent delivery. Three of these are for Cathay Pacific, including B-LJKRead More

Desert Days for certain 747-8Fs

Desert Days for certain 747-8Fs

Photos+Videos July 16, 2013 at 6:11 pm

Although 747-8F production continues apace, Cargo Facts has recently reported that four units have been ferried to desert storage pending delayed deliveries. The latest of these is JA15KZ (msn: 36139) the fifth 747-8F for Nippon Cargo Airlines – which is actually currently registered as N942BA. NCA currently has two 747-8FsRead More

Spring Snowfall with B-LJD

Spring Snowfall with B-LJD

Photos+Videos April 19, 2013 at 5:49 pm

It’s April now, and that means it is theoretically spring in North America – but that didn’t stop an unexpected snow shower from erupting right as B-LJD (msn: 39241) returned from its first flight a few days ago. LJD is an early build 747-8F, and was stored for a timeRead More

Saudia’s First 747-8F

Saudia’s First 747-8F

News, Photos+Videos March 11, 2013 at 10:12 am

A couple of months ago we reported that Saudia Cargo had agreed to purchase two 747-8Fsfrom Boeing. The first of these to break cover in public is seen here returning from an hour long test flight along the Pacific coast over the weekend. This aircraft, wearing a test registration onRead More