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The worldwide express fleet: Part II

The worldwide express fleet: Part II

April 16, 2015 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Yesterday, 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, but there were also significant changes on a company-by-company basis, and that is what we will examine today, startingRead More

SF Express enters joint venture with Beijing Capital Airport

December 12, 2014 at 10:39 am 0 comments

According to a report in ch-aviation, Shenzhen-based SF Express signed a partnership agreement with the Beijing Capital International Airport Co, under which SF will enhance its route network through the use of the Airport’s logistics warehouse facilities. The report says that SF’s long-term goal is to use its new BeijingRead More

SF Express eyes Europe

SF Express eyes Europe

November 18, 2014 at 10:48 am 1 comment

SF Express, China’s biggest private-sector express company, wants to expand into Europe. At the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong in April 2012, George Li Dongqi, President of Shenzhen-based SF Airlines (and VP of parent SF EXPRESS) said the carrier planned to expand its fleet from the then currentRead More

Competing for feedstock

Competing for feedstock

November 14, 2014 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Ireland-based Fly Leasing (which is managed and serviced by US-based BBAM LP) said it has “agreed to sell eight of the 11 Boeing 757 aircraft in its fleet.” No information was provided regarding the purchaser of the eight aircraft, but Cargo Facts believes it is likely to be either DHLRead More

First freighter lands at Hefei’s new Xinqiao Airport

October 31, 2014 at 10:14 am 0 comments

A year-and-a-half after opening in May 2013, Hefei Xinqiao International Airport (HFE), in China’s Anhui Province, received its first-ever all-cargo aircraft: A 737-300F, operated by SF Airlines. The freighter flew the route from Shenzhen Bao’an International (SZX) to Hefei on 30 September and 1 October on a trial basis, andRead More

767 freighters for SF Airlines?

767 freighters for SF Airlines?

October 16, 2014 at 10:36 am 1 comment

Note: SF Express has now (19 October 2014) confirmed to Cargo Facts that it has indeed ordered 767-300 P-to-F conversions from Boeing  At the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong in 2012, George Li Dongqi, VP of Shenzhen-based SF Express, announced the company’s intention to add widebody freighters to theRead More

Precision to convert ninth 757 for SF Airlines

Precision to convert ninth 757 for SF Airlines

August 20, 2014 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Shenzhen-based SF Airlines ordered a ninth 757-200 passenger-to-freighter conversion from Precision Aircraft Solutions. To meet the exploding demand for express package delivery, Chinese express giant SF Express has been rapidly expanding the fleet of its airline subsidiary, SF Airlines, from a single Precision-converted 757-200PCF redelivered in October 2009, to theRead More