NCA cancels remaining 747-8F orders

Japan-based NYK Group, parent of Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), said it reached an agreement with Boeing to cancel NCA’s two remaining orders for 747-8 freighters. NCA was a launch customer for the 747-8F, placing an order for eight units in November 2005, and upping its total to fourteen in early 2007. However, by the time the carrier took […]

NCA cancels four 747-8F orders

Nippon Cargo Airlines cancelled four of its remaining six 747-8F orders with Boeing. Japan-based all-cargo carrier Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), along with Cargolux, was a launch customer for the 747-8F, placing an eight-unit order in November 2005, then adding an order for six more in March 2007. But the cancellation does not come as a […]

Farnborough orders top $100 billion

Lessors and carriers from around the world placed over 900 commercial aircraft orders and commitments at last week’s Farnborough Air Show, with a value (at list prices) of well over US$100 billion . This is well up from the 2012 edition of the Farnborough Show, and comes despite fears by some in the industry that backlogs […]
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