Post Tagged with: "Freighter conversion"

UPS reports strong all-round growth

UPS reports strong all-round growth

Aircraft, E-Commerce, Earnings, Express, News April 28, 2017 at 9:44 am

UPS reported first-quarter net income up 2.4% y-o-y to $1.16 billion as revenue increased 6.2% to $15.32 billion. Operating profit for the quarter, however, was down 2.1% to $1.78 billion as fuel surcharge revenue lagged a big increase in fuel expense. In recent years, the quarterly reports from the world’sRead More

PEMCO launches 737-700 conversion programs, books launch order

PEMCO launches 737-700 conversion programs, books launch order

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Conversions, News April 26, 2017 at 9:53 am

SHANGHAI – At the Cargo Facts Asia event in Shanghai today, PEMCO World Air Services formally launched passenger-to-freighter and passenger-to-combi programs for Boeing’s 737-700. PEMCO, which was recently acquired by Air Transport Services Group, also announced a launch order from Bahrain-based Chisholm Enterprises, parent of charter operator Texel Air, forRead More

EFW offers “14 + 10” pallet positions on A321 P-to-F

EFW offers “14 + 10” pallet positions on A321 P-to-F

Aircraft, Asia, Conversions, News April 26, 2017 at 9:53 am

SHANGHAI: At the Cargo Facts Asia event in Shanghai yesterday, Wolfgang Schmid, EFW’s VP Sales & Marketing, announced that the company’s A321 passenger-to-freighter conversion would offer fourteen full-size (AAY) main-deck pallet positions, plus ten LD3-45W positions in the lower hold. This, EFW says, means that its A321P2F will offer theRead More

First A330-200 enters freighter conversion

First A330-200 enters freighter conversion

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, News April 19, 2017 at 9:55 am

EFW inducted the first A330-200 for conversion to freighter configuration. The Chairman of EgyptAir Cargo (a pilot himself) flew it from Cairo to Dresden. And the plane actually carried revenue cargo on the flight – EFW tells Cargo Facts that with the cabin removed, the aircraft needed ballast, and, rather than useRead More

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part III

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part III

Aircraft, Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News April 14, 2017 at 10:10 am

Today we conclude our three-part analysis of the worldwide express fleet. In Part I, we started with some background, and then a look at some of the smaller (and perhaps more interesting) companies. In Part II we looked at changes to the fleets of two of the three biggest players – FedExRead More

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part II

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part II

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, E-Commerce, Express, News April 13, 2017 at 10:40 am

Today, in Part II of our annual analysis of the worldwide express fleet, we look at changes to the fleets of two of the three biggest players – FedEx and UPS. We start with TNT, which was acquired by FedEx last year. (You can read Part I here.) As part of FedEx’sRead More

UPS goes for 767 conversions

UPS goes for 767 conversions

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Conversions, E-Commerce, Express, News April 6, 2017 at 10:18 am

As I write this in Seattle this morning, a 767-300ER, in Japan Airlines livery, is passing overhead, en route from Tokyo (HND) to Goodyear (GYR) in the US. However, while the livery might make you think this is a JAL aircraft, the registration tells a different story. Until last month,Read 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

Aircraft, Conversions, Express, News March 28, 2017 at 10:48 am

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