Slot squeeze at Schiphol brings new ABC flights to Liege

Beginning this coming winter, Russia-based AirBridgeCargo will commence scheduled 747F freighter flights to Liege (LGG), connecting airports in Asia, Europe and North America with what could eventually ramp-up to as many as 12 weekly flights. The move to Liege is part of a contingency plan to deal with landing slot reductions the carrier expects to […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 10, 2017

FedEx acquires TNT – now the hard work begins

Today FedEx reached the end of its long road to the acquisition of TNT. It also started down the longer, and likely more rocky, road of making that acquisition work. To begin, nothing much will change. “In the near term, customers can expect to interact with each company as they always have,” is the official […]
  • David Harris
  • May 25, 2016

TNT European Air Hub in Liège Airport, Belgium

A quiet look into the not-quiet-at-all world of TNT’s night operations at Liege – featuring the 146 QT and the 733 freighters, controllers, dispatch, loading and unloading, and ground handling.
  • David Harris
  • February 25, 2011

Ethiopian MD11F

Ethiopian began operating two MD-11 freighters last year – ET-AML (msn: 48758) and ET-AND (msn: 48780). ET-AML, seen here on short final at Liege, was converted by Aeronavali at the beginning of 2009 and entered service in early February, 2009. Originally built for Garuda, this airframe has actually spent most of its life serving Brazilian […]
  • David Harris
  • November 10, 2010