Which aircraft will dominate the world’s freighter fleet in 20 years?

This is the second of three posts on the future freighter fleet based on the 2019 Freighter Forecast, published by Cargo Facts Consulting. Last week’s post focused on the key numbers of the latest Cargo Facts Consulting 20 year freighter forecast, which foresees the addition of 2380 jets and 421 new turboprops to cater for […]
  • Frederic Horst
  • May 15, 2019

Juneyao Air already adding widebodies, are freighters next?

Last year, Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines added the first of at least five, and up to ten, 787-9s it has on order with Boeing, marking a significant divergence from an operation built around narrowbody operations. Leveraging the bellyhold capacity on the incoming widebody aircraft will define the carrier’s next phase of cargo growth, but further ahead, […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • February 21, 2019

A Paris rehearsal

Boeing pilots practicing for the Paris Air Show, where this Vietnam Airlines 787-9 will perform.
  • David Harris
  • June 14, 2015