Uni-top grounds fleet as it seeks new investors as part of restructure

Wuhan-based Uni-top Airlines’ fleet of freighters is currently grounded as the carrier faces financial difficulties and looks to restructure. According to Chinese business news outlet Yicai, the company has suspended all operations and has parked or returned its aircraft off lease. The last aircraft to have stopped flying appears to have been unit 763, which […]

Another 747-400BCF reactivated?

A Thai Airways 747-400BCF (24459) has just been ferried from U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya International Airport (UTP), where it had been in storage for four-and-a-half years, to Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK). Cargo Facts believes that this aircraft may be undergoing maintenance ahead of redelivery to another operator. Unit 24459 was originally delivered to Thai in […]

Air Atlanta Icelandic acquires second EVA 747F

Air Atlanta Icelandic has acquired a 747‑400BDSF (27899) from EVA Air [FAT 005104]. The aircraft was ferried from Jakarta (CGK), where it had been stored, to Liège (LGG). Air Atlanta Icelandic told Cargo Facts that this is the second of two 747-400BDSFs recently purchased from the Taiwan-based carrier, confirming our previous suggestion that the Icelandic […]

Uni-Top Airlines acquires Suparna 747-400BDSF

Wuhan-based Uni-Top Airlines acquired a 747-400BDSF (25207, ex-Suparna Airlines) [FAT 005100]. The aircraft transfer surfaced in a recent application for a Foreign Air Carrier Permit filed with the US Department of Transportation. In its application, Uni-Top requested permission to operate flights between Wuhan (WUH) and Chicago (ORD) via Anchorage (ANC) with a “747-400F.” Until recently, […]

747F era coming to an end at EVA Air Cargo

Taiwan-based EVA Air Cargo is planning to operate its last scheduled 747-400BDSF freighter flight on 2 June, according to the carrier’s online freighter schedule. With the aircraft’s retirement imminent, delivery of EVA’s last remaining 777F on order with Boeing is expected shortly. If no further schedule changes are made, the lone remaining 747-400F in EVA’s […]

长荣航空,货运机队更新换代

总部位于台湾的长荣航空,近期签收了一架波音777货机,为长荣航空向波音公司所订购的五架货机中的第三架。该架货机作为长荣航空货运机队更新计划的一部分,旨在于2019年底之前,用波音777货机机型替换其机队中全部剩余的波音747货机。 此外,阿特拉斯航空近期收获了一架原隶属于长荣航空的波音747-400货机,将该架飞机交付到子公司博立航空运营,并为DHL提供专属货运服务。目前,长荣航空的货运机队包括四架波音747货机以及两架波音747-400BDSF。其中,有一架货机正在进行维修,自今年8月7日起一直处于停飞状态。《空运通讯》认为,该架飞机也可能会被阿特拉斯航空收入囊中。如需了解更多详情,请登录《空运通讯》官方网站。

Atlas expands

The Paris Air Show may have ended last week, but that hasn’t stopped the flow of news about freighter aircraft transactions. Yesterday it was China Southern, today it is Atlas. In a formal announcement this morning, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) confirmed several aircraft acquisitions and outlined plans for several future leasing contracts. Cargo Facts […]

Eva Air 747-400 BDSF

Dramatic clouds greet this Eva Air 747-400 BDSF inbound at Seatac from O’Hare. An hour later, it will leave for Anchorage and, ultimately, Taipei Taoyuan. Registered B-16402 (msn: 27063), the aircraft was delivered new to EVA in the fall of 1992. It was converted, along with several more of Eva’s 744s, in late 2007 by […]
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