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UPS package volumes rise 7%

UPS package volumes rise 7%

July 29, 2014 at 10:46 am 0 comments

A 7.2% increase in average daily package volume drove strong second-quarter operational performance for UPS. Total revenue for the quarter was up 5.6% to $14.27 billion, but the company took a one-time charge of $665 million (related to post-retirement health-care benefits), which drove net income down 57.6% y-o-y to $454Read More

A new CEO for UPS

June 6, 2014 at 7:31 am 0 comments

UPS Board Appoints David Abney CEO, Scott Davis Remains Chairman Upon Retirement The UPS Board of Directors today announced that it has named David Abney, currently the company’s Chief Operating Officer, as its new Chief Executive Officer and appointed him to the Board of Directors. Scott Davis, 62, who hasRead More

What next for Global Supply Systems?

What next for Global Supply Systems?

April 9, 2014 at 7:47 am 0 comments

UK-based Global Supply Systems (GSS), in which Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is a 49% stakeholder,  was formed in 2002 in order that British Airways World Cargo could continue to ACMI lease freighters from Atlas, while staying compliant with UK law. GSS dry-leased three 747-400Fs from Atlas, and operated them onRead More

N402UP – the First 757-200PF to Fly

N402UP – the First 757-200PF to Fly

March 17, 2014 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

A brief look back today, as we see N402UP (msn: 23724) arriving at Boeing field on a spring evening. This aircraft was chronologically the second 757 freighter ever built, but by happenstance became the first to fly, on August 11th, 1987, and the first to be delivered, on Sept. 17,Read More

The 59 production 767-300Fs in the UPS fleet will soon be joined by freighter-converted units.

UPS 767s Get Blended Winglets

April 24, 2013 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Change is coming to UPS’ 54-strong fleet of 767-300ERFs – and you can see that change in this dramatic photo of N304UP (msn: 27242) lifting off from Seattle’s Boeing Field just as the sun is setting on its way to Louisville as UPS flight 981. The change is, of course,Read More

767-300 Freighter Update

767-300 Freighter Update

March 28, 2012 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

Though most of the attention on Boeing over the last two years has been focused on the 777F, the 747-8F, and the 787, deliveries, and even orders, for the 767 program continue. 20 767s, all -300ERs, were delivered in 2011 with five being freighters for UPS and the rest aRead More

DC-8 Freighter in Nasty Crosswind

DC-8 Freighter in Nasty Crosswind

November 29, 2011 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Nasty crosswind — good decision to pull up and go round.

Starliner 75 – and friend.

Starliner 75 – and friend.

July 9, 2010 at 10:59 am 0 comments

There really is a cargo aircraft in this photo, we promise, and it’s not one of Alaska Airlines Cargo’s 737s. Alaska painted N569AS (id 35184/2192), a 737-890, in this special scheme back in 2007 for the company’s 75th anniversary – it’s one of several special livery jets in Alaska’s all-737Read More