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Qatar Airways Announce New Commitment for Five 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France /PRNewswire/ — Qatar Airways, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers, announced a commitment to purchase five additional 777 Freighters from Boeing [NYSE: BA]. The deal, valued at $1.8 billion at list prices, was unveiled at the Paris Air Show and signed in the presence of His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed…

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ASL announce agreement for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France,—ASL Aviation Holdings DAC (ASL) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF), bringing the world’s first Next-Generation 737-800 freighter conversion to 120 orders and commitments, from eight customers. The agreement includes 10 firm orders and 10 purchase rights. “Having operated two leased 737-800BCFs across…

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China Airlines to Upgrade Fleet with Boeing 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and China Airlines announced the airline’s intent to order up to six 777 Freighters to modernize its cargo fleet. China Airlines plans to transition to the world’s largest and longest range twin-engine freighter as it launches operations from Taipei to North America and Europe – two key…

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All Nippon Airways Finalize Order for Two 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | March 25, 2018

SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced the Japanese carrier has placed a new order for two 777 Freighters valued at $678 million according to list prices. While ANA is a major operator of the Boeing 777 passenger jet, it has grown its cargo operation with the medium-sized 767 Freighter. In…

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Turkish Airlines Orders Boeing 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | January 15, 2018

SEATTLE, PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Turkish Airlines announced that the carrier ordered three more 777 Freighters in December 2017. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business. “These freighter orders will surely contribute to…

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Ethiopian Airlines Order Two 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 26, 2017

LE BOURGET, France, PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines announced a commitment to purchase two 777 Freighters at the 2017 Paris Air Show, valued at $651.4 million at list prices. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website once it has been finalized. The airline also announced an order…

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UPS Announce Agreement for 767 Passengers to Freighter Conversions

By Airline Adviser | June 19, 2017

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order at the 2017 Paris Air Show today to convert three 767 passenger airplanes into Boeing Converted Freighters. “The purchase and conversion of these 767s is a perfect example of how UPS is making smart investments to fuel…

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UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | November 1, 2016

EVERETT, Wash / Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe,” said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS Airlines. “The 747-8…

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Boeing Announces 10 New Orders for Converted Freighters

By Airline Adviser | July 13, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced 10 new orders and commitments today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow for its Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) program. Cargo Air, based in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Lineas Aereas Suramericanas (LAS) Cargo, based in Bogota, Colombia, will each receive two 737-800BCFs. Air Algerie, based…

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Volga-Dnepr Group Acquisition of 20 747-8 Freighters to Grow

By Airline Adviser | July 13, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Volga-Dnepr Group, a leader in transportation of unique, outsize and heavy cargo, announced today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow finalization of terms for the acquisition of 20 747-8 Freighters, which includes four aircraft that have already been delivered. Boeing also signed an agreement with the Group’s…

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US and Asia low numbers in cargo

By Airline Adviser | July 7, 2016

Air freight in the US and Asia has taken a dip this year to date. The 2016 numbers are way down based on projections. Companies are looking at ways to lower their costs and air cargo has seen a slump this year. Low cost airlines in the Middle East have not helped cargo based airlines….

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A330 to Beluga XL

By Airline Adviser | May 13, 2016

Courtesy Airbus The first of Airbus’ five new Beluga XL airlifter “giants” will begin taking shape early next year, initiating the creation of a new jetliner fleet to transport complete sections of the company’s aircraft from production sites around Europe to final assembly lines in France, Germany and Spain. Beluga XL’s lower fuselage will be…

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SF Airline’s First 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter

By Airline Adviser | December 18, 2015

SINGAPORE, Dec. 18, 2015 – Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SF Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF), which is also the first owned by an airline in China. The delivery took place at Boeing supplier ST Aerospace Services Co. in Singapore, where the conversion work was performed. It…

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YTO Airlines 737-800BCF Commitment

By Airline Adviser | October 2, 2015

SEATTLE, Boeing [NYSE: BA] is extremely pleased to enter into an agreement with YTO Airlines to provide the airline with 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCFs) pending a planned program launch. The 737-800 will be the first Next-Generation 737 that Boeing offers for conversion. Through its 737 freighter conversion program, Boeing will support customers in the…

Read More »

Airbus to launch A320/A321P2F freighter conversion program

By Airline Adviser | June 29, 2015

Courtesy Airbus Airbus has signed an agreement with Singapore-based ST Aerospace to offer passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion solutions for its A320 / A321 aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget by Harald Wilhelm, Chief Financial Officer of Airbus Group and Airbus, Serh Ghee Lim, President of ST Aerospace, Andreas Sperl,…

Read More »

Qatar Airways Announce New Commitment for Five 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France /PRNewswire/ — Qatar Airways, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers, announced a commitment to purchase five additional 777 Freighters from Boeing [NYSE: BA]. The deal, valued at $1.8 billion at list prices, was unveiled at the Paris Air Show and signed in the presence of His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed…

Read More »

ASL announce agreement for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France,—ASL Aviation Holdings DAC (ASL) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF), bringing the world’s first Next-Generation 737-800 freighter conversion to 120 orders and commitments, from eight customers. The agreement includes 10 firm orders and 10 purchase rights. “Having operated two leased 737-800BCFs across…

Read More »

China Airlines to Upgrade Fleet with Boeing 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and China Airlines announced the airline’s intent to order up to six 777 Freighters to modernize its cargo fleet. China Airlines plans to transition to the world’s largest and longest range twin-engine freighter as it launches operations from Taipei to North America and Europe – two key…

Read More »

All Nippon Airways Finalize Order for Two 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | March 25, 2018

SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced the Japanese carrier has placed a new order for two 777 Freighters valued at $678 million according to list prices. While ANA is a major operator of the Boeing 777 passenger jet, it has grown its cargo operation with the medium-sized 767 Freighter. In…

Read More »

Turkish Airlines Orders Boeing 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | January 15, 2018

SEATTLE, PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Turkish Airlines announced that the carrier ordered three more 777 Freighters in December 2017. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business. “These freighter orders will surely contribute to…

Read More »

Ethiopian Airlines Order Two 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 26, 2017

LE BOURGET, France, PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines announced a commitment to purchase two 777 Freighters at the 2017 Paris Air Show, valued at $651.4 million at list prices. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website once it has been finalized. The airline also announced an order…

Read More »

UPS Announce Agreement for 767 Passengers to Freighter Conversions

By Airline Adviser | June 19, 2017

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order at the 2017 Paris Air Show today to convert three 767 passenger airplanes into Boeing Converted Freighters. “The purchase and conversion of these 767s is a perfect example of how UPS is making smart investments to fuel…

Read More »

UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | November 1, 2016

EVERETT, Wash / Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe,” said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS Airlines. “The 747-8…

Read More »

Boeing Announces 10 New Orders for Converted Freighters

By Airline Adviser | July 13, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced 10 new orders and commitments today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow for its Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) program. Cargo Air, based in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Lineas Aereas Suramericanas (LAS) Cargo, based in Bogota, Colombia, will each receive two 737-800BCFs. Air Algerie, based…

Read More »

Volga-Dnepr Group Acquisition of 20 747-8 Freighters to Grow

By Airline Adviser | July 13, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Volga-Dnepr Group, a leader in transportation of unique, outsize and heavy cargo, announced today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow finalization of terms for the acquisition of 20 747-8 Freighters, which includes four aircraft that have already been delivered. Boeing also signed an agreement with the Group’s…

Read More »

US and Asia low numbers in cargo

By Airline Adviser | July 7, 2016

Air freight in the US and Asia has taken a dip this year to date. The 2016 numbers are way down based on projections. Companies are looking at ways to lower their costs and air cargo has seen a slump this year. Low cost airlines in the Middle East have not helped cargo based airlines….

Read More »

A330 to Beluga XL

By Airline Adviser | May 13, 2016

Courtesy Airbus The first of Airbus’ five new Beluga XL airlifter “giants” will begin taking shape early next year, initiating the creation of a new jetliner fleet to transport complete sections of the company’s aircraft from production sites around Europe to final assembly lines in France, Germany and Spain. Beluga XL’s lower fuselage will be…

Read More »

SF Airline’s First 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter

By Airline Adviser | December 18, 2015

SINGAPORE, Dec. 18, 2015 – Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SF Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF), which is also the first owned by an airline in China. The delivery took place at Boeing supplier ST Aerospace Services Co. in Singapore, where the conversion work was performed. It…

Read More »

YTO Airlines 737-800BCF Commitment

By Airline Adviser | October 2, 2015

SEATTLE, Boeing [NYSE: BA] is extremely pleased to enter into an agreement with YTO Airlines to provide the airline with 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCFs) pending a planned program launch. The 737-800 will be the first Next-Generation 737 that Boeing offers for conversion. Through its 737 freighter conversion program, Boeing will support customers in the…

Read More »

Airbus to launch A320/A321P2F freighter conversion program

By Airline Adviser | June 29, 2015

Courtesy Airbus Airbus has signed an agreement with Singapore-based ST Aerospace to offer passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion solutions for its A320 / A321 aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget by Harald Wilhelm, Chief Financial Officer of Airbus Group and Airbus, Serh Ghee Lim, President of ST Aerospace, Andreas Sperl,…

Read More »

Qatar Airways Announce New Commitment for Five 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France /PRNewswire/ — Qatar Airways, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers, announced a commitment to purchase five additional 777 Freighters from Boeing [NYSE: BA]. The deal, valued at $1.8 billion at list prices, was unveiled at the Paris Air Show and signed in the presence of His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed…

Read More »

ASL announce agreement for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France,—ASL Aviation Holdings DAC (ASL) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF), bringing the world’s first Next-Generation 737-800 freighter conversion to 120 orders and commitments, from eight customers. The agreement includes 10 firm orders and 10 purchase rights. “Having operated two leased 737-800BCFs across…

Read More »

China Airlines to Upgrade Fleet with Boeing 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 27, 2019

LE BOURGET, France, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and China Airlines announced the airline’s intent to order up to six 777 Freighters to modernize its cargo fleet. China Airlines plans to transition to the world’s largest and longest range twin-engine freighter as it launches operations from Taipei to North America and Europe – two key…

Read More »

All Nippon Airways Finalize Order for Two 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | March 25, 2018

SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced the Japanese carrier has placed a new order for two 777 Freighters valued at $678 million according to list prices. While ANA is a major operator of the Boeing 777 passenger jet, it has grown its cargo operation with the medium-sized 767 Freighter. In…

Read More »

Turkish Airlines Orders Boeing 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | January 15, 2018

SEATTLE, PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Turkish Airlines announced that the carrier ordered three more 777 Freighters in December 2017. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business. “These freighter orders will surely contribute to…

Read More »

Ethiopian Airlines Order Two 777 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | June 26, 2017

LE BOURGET, France, PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines announced a commitment to purchase two 777 Freighters at the 2017 Paris Air Show, valued at $651.4 million at list prices. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website once it has been finalized. The airline also announced an order…

Read More »

UPS Announce Agreement for 767 Passengers to Freighter Conversions

By Airline Adviser | June 19, 2017

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order at the 2017 Paris Air Show today to convert three 767 passenger airplanes into Boeing Converted Freighters. “The purchase and conversion of these 767s is a perfect example of how UPS is making smart investments to fuel…

Read More »

UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

By Airline Adviser | November 1, 2016

EVERETT, Wash / Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe,” said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS Airlines. “The 747-8…

Read More »

Boeing Announces 10 New Orders for Converted Freighters

By Airline Adviser | July 13, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced 10 new orders and commitments today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow for its Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) program. Cargo Air, based in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Lineas Aereas Suramericanas (LAS) Cargo, based in Bogota, Colombia, will each receive two 737-800BCFs. Air Algerie, based…

Read More »

Volga-Dnepr Group Acquisition of 20 747-8 Freighters to Grow

By Airline Adviser | July 13, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Volga-Dnepr Group, a leader in transportation of unique, outsize and heavy cargo, announced today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow finalization of terms for the acquisition of 20 747-8 Freighters, which includes four aircraft that have already been delivered. Boeing also signed an agreement with the Group’s…

Read More »

US and Asia low numbers in cargo

By Airline Adviser | July 7, 2016

Air freight in the US and Asia has taken a dip this year to date. The 2016 numbers are way down based on projections. Companies are looking at ways to lower their costs and air cargo has seen a slump this year. Low cost airlines in the Middle East have not helped cargo based airlines….

Read More »

A330 to Beluga XL

By Airline Adviser | May 13, 2016

Courtesy Airbus The first of Airbus’ five new Beluga XL airlifter “giants” will begin taking shape early next year, initiating the creation of a new jetliner fleet to transport complete sections of the company’s aircraft from production sites around Europe to final assembly lines in France, Germany and Spain. Beluga XL’s lower fuselage will be…

Read More »

SF Airline’s First 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter

By Airline Adviser | December 18, 2015

SINGAPORE, Dec. 18, 2015 – Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SF Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF), which is also the first owned by an airline in China. The delivery took place at Boeing supplier ST Aerospace Services Co. in Singapore, where the conversion work was performed. It…

Read More »

YTO Airlines 737-800BCF Commitment

By Airline Adviser | October 2, 2015

SEATTLE, Boeing [NYSE: BA] is extremely pleased to enter into an agreement with YTO Airlines to provide the airline with 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCFs) pending a planned program launch. The 737-800 will be the first Next-Generation 737 that Boeing offers for conversion. Through its 737 freighter conversion program, Boeing will support customers in the…

Read More »

Airbus to launch A320/A321P2F freighter conversion program

By Airline Adviser | June 29, 2015

Courtesy Airbus Airbus has signed an agreement with Singapore-based ST Aerospace to offer passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion solutions for its A320 / A321 aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget by Harald Wilhelm, Chief Financial Officer of Airbus Group and Airbus, Serh Ghee Lim, President of ST Aerospace, Andreas Sperl,…

Read More »