Post Tagged with: "A330-200F"

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

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

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, News January 12, 2016 at 9:55 am

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

Qatar’s grand plan for cargo

Qatar’s grand plan for cargo

Aircraft, Carriers, Strategy November 19, 2015 at 9:17 am

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

Qatar Airways goes big in the charter market

Qatar Airways goes big in the charter market

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Photos+Videos August 14, 2015 at 10:10 am

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

After Paris, where are we?

After Paris, where are we?

News July 13, 2015 at 9:26 am

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

Malaysia Airlines to end freighter operation?

Malaysia Airlines to end freighter operation?

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy May 4, 2015 at 10:21 am

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

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Premium Newswire March 10, 2015 at 3:52 am

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

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 2, 2015 at 9:15 am

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

Carriers, News December 12, 2014 at 11:00 am

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