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Air China Cargo continues freighter fleet modernization

Air China Cargo continues freighter fleet modernization

Carriers, News, Strategy September 9, 2014 at 10:20 am

Air China Cargo took delivery last week of another 777F (44682) from Boeing. This is the fifth of eight 777 Freighters the carrier has on firm order, and the delivery brings Air China Cargo one step closer to its goal of completely revamping its freighter fleet. The revamp is part ofRead More

Martinair to get the chop? All eyes on Amsterdam…

Martinair to get the chop? All eyes on Amsterdam…

Carriers, News, Strategy September 4, 2014 at 10:08 am

Update with breaking news: Our guess, and the rumors reported below, turns out to be correct. Following the extraordinary Board meeting in Amsterdam today, Air France-KLM CEO Alexandre de Juniac announced that the carrier would “accelerate the retirement” of many of its freighters, reducing the fleet from fourteen units today,Read More

CAL upgrades its fleet

CAL upgrades its fleet

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy August 22, 2014 at 10:58 am

CAL Cargo Airlines is an all-cargo carrier that operates a very small fleet of very large, and very old, freighters. In recent years, this has been a recipe for disaster, and we have seen one such carrier after another suffer financial losses and go out of business. Air Cargo Germany,Read More

Where have all the freighters gone?

Where have all the freighters gone?

Where have all the freighters gone? To the Persian Gulf, that’s where. For the last two years air freight industry news has been dominated by stories of the demise of the freighter aircraft. Air freight demand may be rising, but, if you believe the headlines, all that freight will soonRead More