Post Tagged with: "777F"

HNA Group envisions Xi’an as future “Chinese Memphis”

HNA Group envisions Xi’an as future “Chinese Memphis”

Aircraft, Asia, News May 24, 2017 at 10:58 am

If you read this headline, and thought “wait a minute, isn’t Shenzhen-based SF Express Airlines already planning a ‘Chinese Memphis’ in Ezhou,” you are not mistaken. Perhaps China has room for two Memphis-like hubs, or at least a Memphis and a “Chinese Louisville”. Either way, last week Hainan Group establishedRead More

LATAM to reduce freighter fleet.

Carriers, News March 28, 2017 at 11:02 am

Cargo traffic continues to fall at Chile-headquartered LATAM Airlines Group, which reported February traffic down 8.8% y-o-y to 260 million RTKs. LATAM’s January traffic, while slightly negative compared to the previous year, was at least less bad than what LATAM reported for most of 2016, but February’s decline is rightRead More

Emirates to end 747 freighter operations

Emirates to end 747 freighter operations

Carriers, News March 22, 2017 at 12:22 pm

Dubai-based Emirates has ACMI-leased two 747-400ERFs (35325 and 35236) for almost ten years, first from TNT Airways, and now from ASL Airlines Belgium, which acquired TNT Airways when FedEx acquired TNT. But Emirates has confirmed that it will end this arrangement and, from the beginning of 2018, its freighter fleetRead 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

Emirates SkyCargo will now have access to Cargolux's 747Fs

The distribution of widebody freighters

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, News March 8, 2017 at 9:14 am

Last month Cargo Facts presented a detailed analysis of the widebody freighter fleets of airlines worldwide. That analysis (available here) showed that 75 airlines (down from 79 a year ago and 85 the year before that) currently operate 1,002 widebody freighters (up from 995), and that 150 (down from 164)Read More

Air France-KLM cargo traffic improving, will profitability follow?

Air France-KLM cargo traffic improving, will profitability follow?

Capacity & Demand, Earnings, News, Traffic February 21, 2017 at 10:41 am

With the publication of its 2016 year-end results, Air France-KLM once again posted a full-year operating loss of €244 million, slightly narrower (by €1 million) than its 2015 full-year result. Cargo traffic meanwhile, has not yet returned to growth, but the situation is improving more rapidly. Group cargo traffic wasRead More

More freighter orders for Boeing

More freighter orders for Boeing

Aircraft, Carriers, News February 13, 2017 at 10:39 am

January was kind to Boeing in terms of freighter aircraft orders – especially if you consider the 767-200C a freighter. To start, Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines converted two 777 passenger aircraft orders to freighters, and an unidentified customer ordered one 777F. As shown in the chart, this brings Boeing’s total orders forRead 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