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Recent freighter aircraft transactions

Recent freighter aircraft transactions

Aircraft, Carriers October 20, 2017 at 8:35 am

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on theRead More

Korean Air renews fleet amidst soaring cargo revenues

Korean Air renews fleet amidst soaring cargo revenues

Aircraft, Airports, Asia, Carriers, Earnings, News, Strategy, Traffic October 17, 2017 at 10:41 am

Yesterday, Korean Air took delivery of its twelfth 777F (62697),  as part of a plan to renew a fleet once heavily-reliant on 747-400BCFs and 400ERFs. This unit is on lease from GECAS, and was the fifth aircraft included as part of a sale-and-leaseback deal for five 777Fs between Korean AirRead More

Atlas expands its fleet

Atlas expands its fleet

Aircraft, Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News September 11, 2017 at 10:33 am

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) acquired a 747-400ERF (33515) on lease from Altavair. The freighter was originally delivered to Korean Air in 2003, and has been operated by Korean until now. Altavair acquired it, along with a sister ship, in a forward sale late last year. The second of theRead More

One of Korean Air's first 777Fs. Photo: Alex Kwanten

South Korean air cargo traffic 7.5% higher in 2016

Asia, Traffic March 14, 2017 at 9:43 pm

South Korean air cargo traffic 7.5% higher in 2016, compared to 2015, as total tonnage reached 3.78 million tonnes. The country’s two big carriers, Korean Air and Asiana, both operate significant freighter fleets. Korean Air accelerated its freighter fleet renewal efforts in 2016. In the last twelve months, Korean hasRead More

Load it up, and fly it away

Load it up, and fly it away

Photos+Videos January 28, 2016 at 10:50 am

With no earthshaking news breaking in the air cargo world today, we thought it a good time to post a couple of videos. We start with one that shows, from a pilot’s perspective, that getting a big freighter into the air is mostly about waiting. This is one of the AirRead More

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Aircraft, Carriers, Premium Newswire November 3, 2015 at 10:48 am

Ten years ago, in November 2005, Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) placed launch orders for ten and eight 747-8Fs, respectively. They were both well-established all-cargo carriers with significant 747-400F fleets, and both had been operators of the 747-200F. So it was not surprising that they would be first inRead More

Will aircraft age limit affect Korean freighter operators?

Will aircraft age limit affect Korean freighter operators?

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy May 22, 2015 at 10:55 am

Eight South Korean airlines are reported to have signed an agreement with the country’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MLIT) to only operate aircraft of twenty years or younger. At present, three of the eight carriers, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, and Air Incheon, operate a total of twelve aircraftRead More

Korean Air continues fleet revamp – orders five 777Fs

Korean Air continues fleet revamp – orders five 777Fs

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Strategy February 12, 2015 at 10:56 am

Korean Air (KAL) placed a firm order with Boeing for five 777Fs. The order continues Korean’s fleet modernization that began several years ago with orders for a total of seven 747-8Fs and five 777Fs. Of these earlier orders, Korean has taken delivery of five of the 747-8Fs and four ofRead More