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Qatar Airways Announce New Commitment for Five 777 Freighters

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

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

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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Cargolux and CHEP Aerospace Solutions extend their partnership

16 October 2012 – Cargolux, Europe’s largest all-cargo airline, which operates a fleet of modern Boeing 747-400 and 747-8F freighters, and CHEP Aerospace Solutions, the world’s leading independent provider of outsourced Unit Load Device (ULD) management, have extended their ULD outsourcing and management services agreement until 2017. Cargolux and CHEP Aerospace Solutions, which previously operated…

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New A330-200 Freighter takes to the skies

A330-200F: Allowing freight operators to adapt to evolving markets The new dedicated Freighter variant of the successful A330 Family took to the skies today during a four hour maiden flight over Toulouse. This milestone marks the start of a 180 hour flight-test and certification campaign, and paves the way for first delivery of the type to…

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First flight of the A330-200F freighter

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus Toulouse, France The A330-200F’s first flight is planned for 5 November (weather permitting) from Airbus’ Toulouse, France headquarters. This maiden takeoff will mark a key milestone for the cargo version of Airbus’ popular A330 jetliner, which is the first new mid-sized freighter to be launched in 40 years. Photos, video…

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