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Triple-Seven thoughts

Triple-Seven thoughts

January 29, 2016 at 9:51 am 0 comments

In recent days we have looked at Boeing’s 747 and 767 programs, today we look at the 777 – the other aircraft type for which Boeing offers a freighter variant. Regarding the 767, we concluded that although the introduction of the 787 effectively ended demand for 767 passenger aircraft, demandRead More

Out with the old & in with the new? Not so fast…

Out with the old & in with the new? Not so fast…

January 12, 2016 at 9:55 am 0 comments

As we reported last week, 2015 was a strong year for new-build jet freighter orders. Today, we begin a two-part series in which we take stock of the overall state of the production freighter order books at Airbus and Boeing, and the state of the large widebody freighter fleet in general.Read More

Around the world in 66 hours

Around the world in 66 hours

December 4, 2015 at 10:10 am 0 comments

In this week’s issue of Cargo Facts Update, we published a brief note describing the belt-tightening measures Lufthansa Cargo will undertake following three difficult quarters in 2015. That note is included at the end of this post, and we will expand on Lufthansa’s plans at the beginning of next week (including someRead More

Qatar’s grand plan for cargo

Qatar’s grand plan for cargo

November 19, 2015 at 9:17 am 0 comments

The air cargo press was rounded up last month and sent to Doha, to see a shiny new US$1 billion cargo terminal and talk to Qatar Airways. Unusually (but then there is nothing “usual” about Akbar Al Baker) the airline’s CEO was the main speaker at the press conference, a spotRead More

777 Freighter milestone for Emirates

777 Freighter milestone for Emirates

September 3, 2015 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Emirates took delivery of a 777F today. Nothing unusual in that, as the Dubai-based carrier has, over the last few years, taken delivery of twelve other 777Fs. But this one was different, and special in more than one way. First, this freighter (taken on lease from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise) isRead More

FedEx settles with pilots, takes next step with TNT

FedEx settles with pilots, takes next step with TNT

August 26, 2015 at 10:50 am 0 comments

It has been an interesting week for FedEx. First, the company reached a tentative agreement on an amended collective bargaining agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA, the union which represents FedEx’s pilots). This puts an end to four years of negotiations, the last ten months of which haveRead More

Qatar Airways goes big in the charter market

Qatar Airways goes big in the charter market

August 14, 2015 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Qatar Airways acquired another freighter, this one specifically for use in the rapidly growing project cargo market. Qatar Airways ACMI-leased a 747-400BDSF (24998) from Turkey-based myCargo Airlines. The term of the lease is three months, after which Qatar will replace the converted freighter with a production 747-400F noseloader, also toRead More

Air China Cargo flies high

Air China Cargo flies high

July 16, 2015 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Air China Cargo took delivery of its seventh 777F (44684) from Boeing, with the eighth, and final, 777F from the carrier’s 2013 order scheduled for delivery later this year. While the ups and downs of air freight demand over the last few years have shaken the resolve of some carriersRead More