Georgian startup to launch with first freighter

Georgia-based Easycharter plans to launch operations with its first freighter in June. The startup carrier took redelivery of an A300B4-200F (210, ex-AeroUnion) in February [FAT 005435] and confirmed to Cargo Facts that it owns the aircraft, which carried out a short test flight for crew familiarization and training purposes May 25. The aircraft, which is […]

Eastern A300 at Princess Juliana

A bittersweet convergence of anniversaries and milestones brings us to Princess Juliana Airport in this photo, taken back in the spring of 1986. First, the positive: This week Airbus celebrated a big milestone – its 10,000th order (it came as part of an order for 60 A320 NEOs for Virgin America). But back in 1977, […]

Cleveland Rocks

FedEx currently runs 72 Airbus A300 freighters, almost all of them are A300-600’s, like N719FD (id: 388). This A300 was originally built for Air Algerie in 1986, but wasn’t taken up by that airline. It ran an Airbus test reg until Korean Air took delivery in 1989. FedEx bought it in 2003. Only one FedEx […]
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