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Malaysia Airlines to end freighter operation?

Malaysia Airlines to end freighter operation?

May 4, 2015 at 10:21 am 0 comments

Faced with reports that it was planning to sell or lease many of its widebody aircraft – including its entire MASkargo freighter fleet – financially troubled Malaysia Airlines said it was “exploring fleet options.” This comment – or non-comment – came via the Malaysia Airlines twitter feed, in response to a Leeham NewsRead More

More A330 freighters for Turkish

More A330 freighters for Turkish

March 10, 2015 at 3:52 am 0 comments

SHANGHAI — Turkish Airlines yesterday signed a firm order with Airbus for four more A330-200 Freighters. Not the most surprising news in the history of air freight, as the carrier had earlier announced in a statement to the country’s financial regulator that it had received Board approval for its 2015Read More

Turkish to expand freighter fleet

Turkish to expand freighter fleet

January 2, 2015 at 9:15 am 0 comments

In a statement released on the last day of 2014, Turkish Airlines announced it had received Board approval for its 2015 budget, which, among other things, appears to include the acquisition of at least three more freighters. The brief statement included the following targets for the coming year: Fleet expansion fromRead More

The life of a freighter jockey

The life of a freighter jockey

December 12, 2014 at 11:00 am 0 comments

We’ve got two things to share to close out the week – a video on what it’s like to work as a freighter jockey, and the results of our thanksgiving contest. First, the contest: In a post on Vietjet’s decision to get into freighter operation, we showed a picture ofRead More

Blue Skies, nothing but blue skies…

Blue Skies, nothing but blue skies…

November 13, 2014 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Blue Sky Aviation Services, a startup all-cargo carrier based in Dubai, acquired an A300-600 Freighter (788, ex-Maximus Air) and says it will soon launch operations from Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC). This is hardly the first small all-cargo carrier to operate in the Gulf Region, and the acquisition of aRead More

Another freighter for Yangtze River Express

Another freighter for Yangtze River Express

August 12, 2014 at 9:53 am 0 comments

Shanghai-based all-cargo carrier Yangtze River Express (YRE, a subsidiary of the Hainan Air Group) took redelivery today of a 737-400F (29915, ex-Hainan Airlines), following conversion by Aeronautical Engineers Inc, at the Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services facility at Shanghai’s Pudong Airport. The redelivery brings YRE’s freighter fleet to a total ofRead More

Middle East carriers add freighters

Middle East carriers add freighters

July 30, 2014 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Etihad Airways took delivery of an A330-200F (1524) from Airbus, bringing the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s freighter fleet to a total of ten units. Seven owned: Etihad now operates seven freighters of its own, including three 777Fs as well as four A330 freighters. Three ACMI leased: Etihad ACMI leases one 747-8F andRead More

Qatar Cargo adds the A330-200F

Qatar Cargo adds the A330-200F

March 8, 2013 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways Cargo took delivery of its first new-build A330-200F on December 19, 2012 (A7-AFV, msn: 1350) , and is soon to receive its second example (msn: 1368) seen here returning to Toulouse after a test flight. This second airplane will become A7-AFY on delivery. The two A330-200Fs are partRead More