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The turboprop freighter fleet in 2017 — Part III

The turboprop freighter fleet in 2017 — Part III

July 12, 2017 at 9:53 am 0 comments

In Parts I and II of this analysis we looked at the turboprop freighter fleet in detail, breaking it down by operator, and discussing the changes to the fleet in the last year on a type-by-type basis. But turboprop aircraft are not the only choice for operators looking for small freighters,Read More

The turboprop freighter fleet in 2017 – Part II

The turboprop freighter fleet in 2017 – Part II

July 10, 2017 at 9:45 am 0 comments

In part I of this analysis, we began our examination of the current turboprop freighter fleet with some background, and then offered a breakdown of the fleet by type and operator. Today, in Part II, we look at the fleet in more detail by type, while in Part III, weRead More

The turboprop freighter fleet in 2017

The turboprop freighter fleet in 2017

July 7, 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Today we begin a multi-part analysis of the worldwide fleet of turboprop freighter aircraft in commercial service, starting with some background and then showing the breakdown of the fleet by type and operator. Two years ago, in our analysis of the turboprop freighter fleet in 2015, we predicted that demandRead More

This freighter-converted ATR72 (463) will soon fly for DHL in Solenta Aviation's fleet.

Solenta Aviation to fly newly-converted ATR-72F for DHL

March 28, 2017 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Yesterday, South Africa-based Solenta Aviation took redelivery of an ATR72-200F, converted to large-door freighter configuration by Switzerland-based IPR Conversions Ltd., at its ASI-Maintenance facility in Toulouse, France. IPR holds the STCs to perform both bulk-load and large-door modifications on the ATR72-200 and -500 series turboprobs. The first STC is forRead More

Turboprop Freighter Fleet – Part III

Turboprop Freighter Fleet – Part III

June 13, 2016 at 9:06 am 0 comments

Last week, in Parts I and II of this three-part analysis of the worldwide turboprop freighter fleet, we offered an overview of the fleet, as well as a showing the entire fleet broken down by carrier, and then looked at the fleet in more detail on a type-by-type basis. YouRead More

Turboprop freighter fleet – Part II

Turboprop freighter fleet – Part II

June 9, 2016 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Yesterday, in Part I of this three-part analysis of the worldwide turboprop freighter fleet, we offered an overview of the fleet, as well as a showing the entire fleet broken down by carrier. You can read Part I here, and today, we look at the fleet in more detail byRead More

The changing turboprop freighter fleet

The changing turboprop freighter fleet

June 8, 2016 at 10:27 am 0 comments

Today we begin a three-part analysis of the worldwide turboprop freighter fleet. We start with a bit of history, and then an overview of the fleet as it is today. In coming days we will examine the fleet on a type-by-type basis (read Part II here), and then move onto someRead More

PNG Air takes first ATR 72 combi

PNG Air takes first ATR 72 combi

November 13, 2015 at 9:34 am 0 comments

Papua New Guinea-based PNG Air (formerly Airlines PNG) took delivery of an ATR 72-600 Combi from ATR. The carrier is scheduled to take delivery of one more ATR 72-600 this year, three in 2016, and two more in 2017. PNG Air is the launch customer for the ATR 72 Combi,Read More