Freighter aircraft transactions through mid-June

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on the CargoFacts.com website. This database is […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • June 19, 2018

Freighter aircraft transactions through May 2018

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on the CargoFacts.com website. This database is […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • June 4, 2018

Big changes at Amerijet

On 26 July, ZS Fund L.P., a New York-based private equity firm announced it had acquired a majority stake in Miami-based Amerijet Holdings, Inc., and its logistics subsidiary, ITN Worldwide from H.I.G. Capital, for an undisclosed amount. In addition to the change in ownership, Amerijet’s founder, Dave Bassett will also step down as the group’s […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • July 27, 2016

Amerijet ends its US air/road experiment

Ft. Lauderdale-based all-cargo carrier Amerijet International launched a daily 767-200 service between the US cities of Reno and Columbus in July of this year, with road feeder service connecting the Reno hub to four cities in the western US, and connecting the Columbus hub to five cities in the east. The service offered one-to-two-day origin-to-destination […]
  • David Harris
  • October 16, 2014

The changing freighter fleet

It’s been a busy month for freighter aircraft transactions. Regular visitors to this site will have seen a steady stream of reports chronicling the resurgence in demand for medium widebody freighters. Amerijet International, Cargojet, Star Air, and Uzbekistan Airways have all ordered or acquired freighter-converted 767-300s. And while there have been no recent orders for […]
  • David Harris
  • June 9, 2014

More info on Amerijet’s US heavyweight freight service

As Cargo Facts has previously reported, US-based Amerijet is developing air hubs at Rickenbacker Airport in Columbus, Ohio (LCK) serving the Eastern US, and Reno/Tahoe International in Nevada (RNO), serving the West. You can click here to read our original story, but the short version is that Amerijet said it planned to feed cargo to […]
  • David Harris
  • June 6, 2014

ATSG sees increasing demand for medium widebodies.

ATSG reported a moderately good first quarter, but the big news was two new leasing contracts. US-based Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) reported first-quarter net income down 20.8% y-o-y to $7 million. The decline came despite a slight (0.2%) increase in net revenue from customers to $144 million, but ATSG nonetheless maintained a reasonably healthy […]
  • David Harris
  • May 8, 2014

More 767 freighters for Cargojet

Canada-based all-cargo operator Cargojet has begun expanding its fleet in preparation for servicing the Canada Post/Purolator contract it won this spring, and which will go into effect 1 April next year. When the contract win was announced in late February, we predicted that Cargojet – which had already begun replacing its 727 freighters with 757-200Fs […]
  • David Harris
  • May 7, 2014
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