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JD.com sees drones as key to rural delivery strategy

JD.com sees drones as key to rural delivery strategy

Asia, E-Commerce, Express, News, Photos+Videos February 10, 2017 at 10:57 am

China’s second largest e-tailer, JD.com has been making commercial drone deliveries in at least four pilot regions scattered across China since June 2016, and has plans to rapidly increase its drone program in 2017, according to recode. JD already has regulatory approval to operate drones in four provinces, along twentyRead More

50 years of flying with The Who

50 years of flying with The Who

Carriers, Photos+Videos January 20, 2017 at 10:26 am

A lot has changed in the worlds of music and logistics in the fifty years since four young guys leveraged their success as a rock band in England to start touring. One thing that hasn’t changed in all those years is that The Who still work with IAG Cargo toRead More

FedEx and Museum of Flight tell 100-year cargo story

FedEx and Museum of Flight tell 100-year cargo story

Aircraft, Express, News, Photos+Videos October 21, 2016 at 10:18 am

With $1.5 million funding from FedEx, Seattle’s Museum of Flight this year opened what it calls “the world’s first air cargo exhibit.” In 2015, the museum approached FedEx Express about constructing an exhibit chronicling the air cargo story, and FedEx agreed. It took over a year (and the deconstruction of aRead More

Psst, wanna work in China?

Psst, wanna work in China?

Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Photos+Videos, Strategy September 16, 2016 at 10:45 am

Well, if you happen to be a pilot, and type-rated on almost any modern aircraft, it might just be time to freshen up your resume! Chinese airlines are facing chronic flight crew shortages, and although the problem is not unique to China, the scale of the shortage is unparalleled anywhereRead More

Antonov attempts to freeze Russian An-124 operations

Antonov attempts to freeze Russian An-124 operations

Aircraft, Photos+Videos, Strategy September 9, 2016 at 10:45 am

Antonov is attempting to freeze Russian An-124 operations, while at the same time thawing out an old freighter that has been in the freezer for the last eight years. Yesterday we looked at the way Ukraine’s Antonov Group might market its outsize and heavylift capacity after announcing the breakup ofRead More

Unknown Hong Kong-based company to restart An-225 production in China?

Unknown Hong Kong-based company to restart An-225 production in China?

Aircraft, Asia, News, Photos+Videos September 2, 2016 at 8:32 am

According to a press release put out by Ukraine-based Antonov on 30 August, a two-part “cooperation agreement” was reached with a Chinese company identified as “Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC)” to resume production of the An-225 Mriya (of which only one has been built to-date). Noting that “both stagesRead More

RIP Joe Sutter — Father of the 747

RIP Joe Sutter — Father of the 747

Aircraft, News, Photos+Videos August 31, 2016 at 8:59 am

Joe Sutter, “the father of the 747” died yesterday. He was the lead engineer and project manager for the development of the original 747 in the late 1960s, and below, we offer a video featuring an interview with him at the first flight of the 747-8 in 2010. But before that, hereRead More

IPR redelivers its first large-door ATR72 converted freighter

IPR redelivers its first large-door ATR72 converted freighter

Aircraft, Conversions, News, Photos+Videos August 25, 2016 at 10:58 am

Switzerland-based IPR Conversions redelivered an ATR72-202F to Canada’s Summit Air following conversion to large cargo door configuration. This redelivery is something of a milestone not just for IPR and Summit, but for the air freight and express industry as well. In 2002, ATR began offering passenger-to-freighter conversion of ATR42 andRead More