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

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

February 24, 2016 at 10:15 am 0 comments

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

February 8, 2016 at 10:33 am 0 comments

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

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