Post Tagged with: "777F"

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

After Paris, where are we?

After Paris, where are we?

July 13, 2015 at 9:26 am 0 comments

With the Paris Air Show and its twenty-nine large widebody freighter orders and commitments behind us, now is a good time to take stock of the freighter order books at Airbus and Boeing, and the state of the large widebody freighter fleet in general. We start today with a look atRead More

Breaking news: FedEx & Boeing order imminent

Breaking news: FedEx & Boeing order imminent

July 11, 2015 at 8:07 am 0 comments

On Thursday we reported rumors that FedEx might soon place an order with Boeing for fifty 767-300Fs and ten 777Fs. Looks like there might be some truth in the rumor, as planespotters in the Seattle area have reported seeing a 767-300F and a 777F parked at the Boeing delivery centerRead More

FedEx to place massive freighter order?

FedEx to place massive freighter order?

July 9, 2015 at 9:30 am 0 comments

The  aviation news services are on fire with the story that FedEx is on the verge of placing a huge order with Boeing: Fifty 767-300Fs and ten 777Fs. But The Wall Street Journal, The Business Journal in many cities, Financials Trend, etc, are not publishing their own reports. Rather they are all quotingRead More

Two more 777Fs, and a new hub strategy for China Southern

Two more 777Fs, and a new hub strategy for China Southern

July 6, 2015 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Last week we reported that China Southern Airlines was planning to add five freighters to its fleet over the next two months. It now looks like the only thing wrong with that report was the timing – one month might be a better guess than two, as three of the fiveRead More

China Southern to add 5 freighters in 2 months

China Southern to add 5 freighters in 2 months

June 24, 2015 at 10:38 am 0 comments

The air freight business must be booming in Guangzhou. If reports in the Asian and European media, as well as in several fleet tracking databases, are correct, China Southern Airlines will add five large widebody freighters to its fleet in the next two months – three new 777Fs from Boeing, and twoRead More

Paris – a good show for freighters

Paris – a good show for freighters

June 18, 2015 at 10:26 am 0 comments

In recent years, the world’s big air shows have not featured much interest in freighters, but things changed at this year’s Paris Air Show. The charts below summarize the 990 orders and commitments announced at the show for full-size commercial jets, regional jets, and turboprops. These include firm orders, letters ofRead More