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The express fleet in 2016 – Part II

The express fleet in 2016 – Part II

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Express, News May 17, 2016 at 8:56 am

Yesterday we began an analysis of the jet freighter fleets operated by and for the world’s express companies. In Part I we looked at the fleet as a whole and the way it has changed over the years (you can read that analysis here). Today we turn to a moreRead More

Express fleet continues modest growth

Express fleet continues modest growth

Aircraft, Express, News May 16, 2016 at 9:59 am

Today we begin a two-part analysis of the jet freighter fleets operated in express service worldwide. Tomorrow we will look at the fleet on an operator-by-operator basis, but here we examine the current makeup of the total fleet, and the way it has changed over the years. At the endRead More

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

Airports, Asia, E-Commerce, Express, Strategy April 27, 2016 at 9:55 am

The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) approved SF Express’ application to build a new airport in Yanji, a small town near Wuhan. Assuming SF goes ahead with the project, it will have an express air hub that is within two hours flying time of a billion people. Draw a lineRead More

Express volume pushes Shenzhen into ‘Million Tonne Club’

Express volume pushes Shenzhen into ‘Million Tonne Club’

Aircraft, Airports, Asia, Express, News March 23, 2016 at 10:38 am

This year Shenzhen’s Bao’an International Airport became the eleventh Asia-based airport to join the “Million Tonne Club,” a designation reserved for airports with an annual cargo volume of more than one million tonnes. The ten other airports to make the list have all appeared previously and, as can be seenRead More

Boeing launches 737-800BCF with 30 orders and 25 commitments

Boeing launches 737-800BCF with 30 orders and 25 commitments

Asia, Carriers, Conversions, News February 24, 2016 at 10:15 am

At a ceremony at the Boeing Shanghai facility this morning, Boeing formally launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program for the 737-800. The announcement has been expected for some time, as Boeing has recently issued press releases featuring Launch Customer Agreements from YTO Airlines and China Postal Airlines, but this morning’s eventRead More

Beijing to get 44 more weekly express flights

Beijing to get 44 more weekly express flights

Asia, Carriers, E-Commerce, Express February 8, 2016 at 10:33 am

Two of China’s major express companies have applied for more flights to/from Beijing. And not just one or two more, but almost seven more every day. According to a report in the China Aviation Daily, YTO Express Airlines, the recently-launched air arm of Shanghai-based YTO Express, applied to the CivilRead More

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

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

Aircraft, Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News January 27, 2016 at 10:52 am

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

Asia, Conversions, Strategy December 22, 2015 at 9:58 am

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