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Ukraine Air Alliance applies for US cargo rights

Ukraine Air Alliance applies for US cargo rights

November 12, 2015 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Ukraine Air Alliance applies for US cargo rights, and says it plans to acquire MD-80 freighters. Kiev-based An-12 operator Ukraine Air Alliance filed an application with the US Department of Transportation on 26 October for a foreign air carrier permit and an exemption authorizing the carrier “to engage in scheduledRead More

Looking back: A300-600 P-to-F conversion

Looking back: A300-600 P-to-F conversion

October 9, 2015 at 9:51 am 1 comment

The next generation of narrowbody passenger-to-freighter conversions has been a major focus for us lately, as conversion houses launch P-to-F programs for the Airbus A320/321 and Boeing 737NG Families, and the day of the 737 Classic draws to a close. But there has also been a resurgence of interest inRead More

Cargo? Maybe on the next flight…

Cargo? Maybe on the next flight…

October 5, 2015 at 10:50 am 0 comments

Today’s story is about a flight that didn’t carry any cargo. It didn’t depart from any of the usual places — no flowers from Colombia or iPhones from Zhengzhou — and it didn’t land at any airport you’ve ever landed at. Its payload was less than a 747, or evenRead More

How to build an airplane in 3 minutes

How to build an airplane in 3 minutes

September 25, 2015 at 9:40 am 0 comments

As usual on a Friday, we have a video for you. Not cargo-related this time, but interesting for anyone who is any kind of aviation geek (which probably includes most of us). This is a time-lapse video showing the production of a 747-8 Intercontinental for Lufthansa.

Qatar Airways goes big in the charter market

Qatar Airways goes big in the charter market

August 14, 2015 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Qatar Airways acquired another freighter, this one specifically for use in the rapidly growing project cargo market. Qatar Airways ACMI-leased a 747-400BDSF (24998) from Turkey-based myCargo Airlines. The term of the lease is three months, after which Qatar will replace the converted freighter with a production 747-400F noseloader, also toRead More

Why AirBridge wants 20 747-8Fs

Why AirBridge wants 20 747-8Fs

July 17, 2015 at 10:51 am 0 comments

When AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ parent Volga-Dnepr Group ordered five 747-8Fs in 2006, a few eyebrows were raised. Did Moscow-based AirBridge really have enough business to justify the purchase of five of the world’s most expensive freighters? After all, this wasn’t a top-tier cargo carrier like Lufthansa or Cargolux or Air France.Read More

Supersized aircraft – a history

Supersized aircraft – a history

July 2, 2015 at 8:34 am 0 comments

As we posted last week, Airbus is working on a new version of its well known Beluga — the supersized A300-600 the manufacturer uses to ferry subassemblies from one site to another. But the Beluga, and the 747LCF DreamLifter that Boeing uses for a similar purpose are not the first such freighters. WithRead More

A Paris rehearsal

A Paris rehearsal

June 14, 2015 at 10:21 am 0 comments

Boeing pilots practicing for the Paris Air Show, where this Vietnam Airlines 787-9 will perform.