An update on the Pemco 757-200 Combi conversion program

Note: The following is from this month’s issue of Cargo Facts. We encourage those of you who do not already subscribe to the monthly Cargo Facts newsletter and its companion, the weekly emailed Cargo Facts Update, to click here for more information. Pemco World Air Services expects to begin the test flight program for its […]

Gestair plans to launch 767-300 freighter service between the US and EU

Note: The following is from today’s issue of Cargo Facts Update. We encourage those of you who do not already subscribe to the weekly Update and its companion, the monthly printed Cargo Facts newsletter, to click here for more information. Spain-based Corporación Ygnus Air (C Ygnus, which operates as GESTAIR CARGO) applied to the US […]

The 727 that vanished

Interesting article in the Smithsonian magazine about a 727 that took off mysteriously (i.e. with no trained pilot aboard) and disappeared. Crime? Terrorism? Personal stupidity? See story here.

More freighters for Hong Kong Airlines?

Note: The following is from the most recent issue of Cargo Facts Update. We encourage those of you who do not already subscribe to the weekly Update and its companion, the monthly printed Cargo Facts newsletter, to click here for more information.HONG KONG AIRLINES took delivery of the first of three AIRBUS A330-200 Freighters it […]

Another contest! Win fabulous prizes!

Okay, since the last contest was obviously too easy (i.e. a few people actually got it right and won a donut), here’s one that might be a bit more challenging. And to make it worthwhile, I’m doubling the prize — anybody who comes up with the answer gets not just a coffee and donut from […]

757-200 Combis in conversion for National Air Cargo

Note: The following is from today’s issue of Cargo Facts Update. We encourage those of you who do not already subscribe to the weekly Update and its companion, the monthly printed Cargo Facts newsletter, to click here for more information. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, parent of US-based National Airlines, will have four 757-200 passenger aircraft converted […]

Cathay/Air China cargo joint venture receives government approval

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) granted permission to Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways to go ahead with their long-planned all-cargo joint venture. The jv was originally announced in mid-2006, as part of a complicated share realignment deal involving Cathay, Air China, China National Aviation Company, CITIC Pacific, and Swire Pacific. When the […]
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