Charles Kauffman

Charles Kauffman

Senior Editor

Charles Kauffman is the Senior Editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, Cargo Facts and weekly e-mail publication Cargo Facts Update. He holds a BA in International Studies from the University of Washington, and an MA in International Relations from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Charles speaks Mandarin and Spanish.

Turkish Cargo continues to grow fleet

Turkish Cargo took delivery of a production freighter from Boeing on Jan. 23 (64240) [FAT 005297]. Since adding its first 777F in December 2017, the cargo arm of Turkish Airlines has rapidly grown its 777F fleet to seven units. Although both Qatar Airways and FedEx added more 777Fs than Turkish Cargo during the same period […]

UPS grows freighter-converted 767-300 fleet

UPS took delivery this week of a 767-300BCF (25136, ex-ANA Cargo) on lease from Cargo Aircraft Management, or CAM, and put it into commercial service with a round-trip flight between the UPS Louisville (SDF) hub and Manchester (MHT) [FAT 005292]. The aircraft was the third of five freighter-converted 767-300Fs that UPS committed to dry-lease from […]

No sign of December traffic rebound for combination carriers

After a month-to-month uptick in air cargo demand between October and November 2019, there was hope that peak season demand would push annual comparisons into positive territory in December 2019. While anecdotal reports suggest some regions and commodity segments saw an increase in December cargo traffic year over year, combination carriers showed little sign of improvement […]

UPS joins Cargo Facts EMEA roundtable

Jens Poggensee, vice president of transportation procurement at UPS, has been added to the Cargo Facts EMEA 2020 speaker faculty. Cargo Facts EMEA 2020 will be held Feb. 3-5 at the Westin Grand Frankfurt. Poggensee will speak on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at a roundtable panel discussion scheduled to run for 45 minutes. […]

Fleet modernization boosts December 2019 widebody freighter aircraft transactions

Of the twenty-seven freighter aircraft transactions (FATs) recorded by Cargo Facts in December 2019, nearly two-thirds involved widebody aircraft. Fleet modernization efforts undertaken by carriers such as Lufthansa Cargo and FedEx prompted many of the transactions involving twin-aisle freighters. To continue reading this feature, please go to Page 14 of our January 2020 issue.

DHL to add a pair of 737-800Fs

DHL Express plans to add to its fleet a pair of freighter-converted 737-800BDSFs, Cargo Facts has learned. Both aircraft are owned by Spectre Air Capital and were converted to freighter configuration by Israel Aerospace Industries’ Aviation Group, or IAI, at the company’s MRO facility in Tel Aviv (TLV). Following conversion, the aircraft (28619, ex-Pegasus and […]

ZTO Express’ dedicated freighter operation remains limited post-peak

It has only been two weeks since the start of 2020, but HNA Group affiliate Tianjin Air Cargo (TAC) has already expanded its freighter network with the launch of its first scheduled international route, a weekly flight between Zhengzhou (CGO) and Bangkok (BKK) on Jan. 8, and another between CGO and Dhaka (DAK) on Jan. […]

PEMCO的737-700 FlexCombi完成FAA认证飞行测试,即将获得STC

12月18日,PEMCO航空集团与美国联邦航空管理局(FAA)合作完成了其737-700 FlexCombi飞机改装项目的飞行测试。该架认证合格的飞机(30293,之前在雅库特航空公司服役)在通过烟雾侵入测试后于当地时间下午3:53降落在坦帕(TPA),这是该项目在收到补充型号合格证(STC)之前与FAA合作进行的一系列飞行测试中的最后一次。 随着飞行测试的完成,PEMCO集团的737-700 FlexCombi项目目前距获得一张FAA的STC仅有几步之遥。改装厂正在向FAA提交其已完成的申请摘要,而FFA需在收到该申请之后的90天之内对其做出审查。STC可以在这90天的时间内提前发布。 宣布亚洲空运会议2020的会议议程
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