Saudia Cargo reactivates four 777Fs

Last week we reported that Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways had parked all five of its A330-200Fs at the end of 2017. At first glance, this did not significantly change the main-deck capacity offered by the Middle East’s four major carriers, because it came just after Saudia reactivated its four owned 777Fs – which had been […]
  • David Harris
  • January 23, 2018

Driven by e-commerce, 2017’s peak arrived earlier, lasted longer

The growth of e-commerce around peak shopping season is no longer a new story, but 2017’s peak season did raise some eyebrows for getting off to an unusually early start, with sales from 1 November to 22 November up 17.9%, year-over-year in the United States, according to Internet Retailer’s report on the peak shopping season. […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • January 2, 2018

Details emerge about SF Express’ massive $756 million airport

Yesterday, SF Airlines and the Hubei provincial government signed a cooperation agreement that will advance the “Hubei International Logistics Key Hub Project,” or in other words, China’s first Memphis. Hubei officially pledged its support of the project and will cooperate with the rapidly growing express carrier to jointly plan, construct and operate Ezhou Airport—which the […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • December 14, 2017


2017年10月16日,中国民航总局发布了一份公告,概述了海航集团的子公司,总部位于上海的金鹏航空(以前为扬子江速运航空)所申请的三条航线。根据之前的对外公告,金鹏航空希望通过其波音747F机队运营这些航线,增加其在中国主要门户枢纽与欧洲与北美目的港之间的连接。 具体三条的航线为: 从11月15日起,上海浦东 – 西安 – 法兰克福哈恩 – 鄂尔多斯(内蒙古) – 上海浦东,每周两班,投运机型为波音747F。 从11月15日起,上海浦东 – 郑州 – 布鲁塞尔 – 天津 – 上海浦东,每天一班,投运机型为波音747F。 从12月1日起,上海浦东 – 郑州 – 洛杉矶 – 天津 – 上海浦东,每天一班,投运机型为波音747F。 以上航线将在征询公众意见后,将于10月23日的截止日期后作出是否同意开航的决定。 值得注意的是,除非金鹏航空放弃一些现有的航线,否则必须扩编更多的货机来服务于新增路线。目前,金鹏航空的宽体货机包括三架波音747-400F,一架波音747-400ERF,以及一架由阿特拉斯航空集团租赁的波音747-400F。金鹏航空已经从Aircastle购买了一架波音747-400ERF(为ASL航空比利时分部为阿联酋航空提供运营服务的两架波音747-400ERF之一),尽管金鹏航空未发布进一步的申明,《空运通讯》认为ASL航空可能在年底停止为阿联酋航空提供运营服务,而届时金鹏航空有可能会继续购买另一架的波音747-400ERF。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 23, 2017

Suparna Airlines applies for new routes, suggests more freighters on the way

On 16 October, the CAAC issued a bulletin summarizing a series of routes applied for by Shanghai-based HNA Group subsidiary, Suparna Airlines (formerly Yangtze River Express Airlines, also referred to as “Jinpeng Airlines” in Mandarin). In line with previously announced plans, the routes aim to connect Suparna’s main gateways in China with Europe and North […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 18, 2017

Korean Air renews fleet amidst soaring cargo revenues

Yesterday, Korean Air took delivery of its twelfth 777F (62697),  as part of a plan to renew a fleet once heavily-reliant on 747-400BCFs and 400ERFs. This unit is on lease from GECAS, and was the fifth aircraft included as part of a sale-and-leaseback deal for five 777Fs between Korean Air and GECAS that was reached […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 17, 2017


本周在阿塞拜疆巴库举办的“里海航空货运高峰论坛”,阿塞拜疆航空总裁贾哈吉尔·阿斯加罗夫(Jahangir Asgarov)表示,除了阿塞拜疆航空订购了四架波音787飞机以外,阿塞拜疆的国有企业丝绸之路航空,还将再订购两架747- 8货机。阿斯加罗夫的言论被阿塞拜疆的媒体广泛引用“购买这些飞机的准备工作正在进行之中”,这些订购将于今年年底前完成。 货运航空(或丝绸之路西部航空),作为丝绸之路航空的货运分部,目前运营了五架波音747-8F和一架波音747-400F,其总部位于意大利的合资公司SW Italia航空,运营了两架波音747-400F。此外,丝绸之路货运航空还向总部位于俄罗斯的Sky Gates Cargo航空出租了两架波音747-400。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 16, 2017


GECAS从波音资本收购了一架波音747-8F 该货机长期租赁给俄罗斯空桥航空。目前,空桥航空共运营了11架波音747-8F,5架波音747-400F(包括两架为GECAS租赁),以及2架波音747-400F。其总部位于英国的姊妹运营商CargoLogicAir,运营了1架波音747-8F,1架波音747-400ERF,以及1架波音747-400F。 ATSG签收另一架波音767-300BDSF 航空运输服务集团(ATSG)通过其货机租赁管理机构,签收了这架原隶属于美国航空,经Bedek航空集团进行了客机改造货机的波音767-300BDSF。 阿特拉斯航空投运另一架波音767货机为亚马逊服务 这架原隶属于Nordwind航空的波音767-300BDSF,经Bedek航空集团进行了客机改造货机,重新交付给了阿特拉斯航空集团下属的Titan Aviation Holdings租赁公司。该飞机将租赁给亚马逊,并将由阿特拉斯航空为亚马逊的Prime Air运营网络提供运营服务。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 16, 2017
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