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China’s freighter fleet grows – and the pace is accelerating

China’s freighter fleet grows – and the pace is accelerating

January 27, 2016 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Two themes that have featured heavily in the air logistics media recently are the lack of growth in air freight demand, and the shift of what volume remains from freighters to the bellies of the current generation of widebody passenger aircraft. Moving from air cargo news to worldwide political andRead More

Fifteen pallets for ST Aero

Fifteen pallets for ST Aero

December 22, 2015 at 9:58 am 0 comments

ST Aerospace, through its US subsidiary VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, received Supplemental Type Certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration for a 15-pallet passenger-to-freighter 757-200 conversion. ST Aero has converted far more 757-200s to freighter configuration than any other conversion house. But almost all of those were part of aRead More

SF joins the 767 league

SF joins the 767 league

December 18, 2015 at 9:54 am 0 comments

With the attention of the air freight and express world focused on Amazon’s alleged plan to launch its own air network with twenty or more 767 freighters, it is easy to forget that there are real airlines in the world, expanding their freighter fleets now, not in the future SF Airlines isRead More

A record week for Precision Aircraft Solutions

A record week for Precision Aircraft Solutions

November 18, 2015 at 10:51 am 0 comments

It has been a good week for Precision Aircraft Solutions. In the last seven days the US-based passenger-to-freighter conversion specialist redelivered four freighter-converted 757-200PCFs, converted at four different MROs, to three different customers. And not only was it a record week, but, if our count is correct, the third of those fourRead More

A new express operator in China

A new express operator in China

September 24, 2015 at 10:42 am 0 comments

A new challenger is entering the ring in the battle for express air freight in Asia, as ATSG and Okay Airways join forces with three other players to create United Star Express Airlines. Last week we published an extensive analysis of Alibaba’s planned expansion from Chinese online shopping business toRead More

A giant step for SF Express

A giant step for SF Express

August 6, 2015 at 8:55 am 0 comments

Draw a line on a map of China, from Beijing in the north all the way south to the Pearl River Delta, home of Hong Kong, Guanzhou and Shenzen. Now draw another line, this time from Shanghai on the east coast to the new commercial/industrial region that includes Chongqing andRead More

Express competition heats up in China

Express competition heats up in China

June 3, 2015 at 10:14 am 0 comments

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) looks set to grant YTO Express Airlines authority for scheduled domestic operation in China. The CAAC allowed YTO Express Airlines, the air arm of Shanghai-based YTO Express, to begin charter operations on an international route to Korea in March, and has now givenRead More

The worldwide express fleet: Part III

The worldwide express fleet: Part III

April 17, 2015 at 8:44 am 0 comments

Two days ago, we began a three-part look at the jet freighter fleet operated by, or for, the integrated express companies. Part I looked at the way the combined fleet has changed over time, while Part II summarized the changes on a company-by-company basis. Today we look ahead at how the fleetRead More