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747 first to arrive at new Dubai airport

Jun 28, 2010 DUBAI — Debt-laden Dubai opened its second airport on Sunday, three weeks after its flagship carrier Emirates placed a major order for Airbus 380 superjumbos, enforcing its status as an air transport hub. The first plane landed on the sole runway of the Dubai World Central-Al ... Read more

Qantas 767

Jun 21, 2010 WILMINGTON - Air Transport Services Group, Inc.(ATSG) said today that its Cargo Aircraft Management Inc. (CAM) subsidiary has committed to purchase three Boeing 767-300-series extended-range aircraft from Qantas Airways Ltd. and anticipates to take delivery in the third quarter. ATSG announced on May 10, ... Read more

Atlas Air 747-8 Freighter

May 04, 2010 PURCHASE, N.Y.- Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc, a leading provider of global air cargo assets and outsourced aircraft operating solutions, today announced the closing on a revolving credit facility in connection with pre-delivery deposit payments (PDPs) on the final nine of 12 next-generation Boeing 747-8 ... Read more

Airbus' new A330-200 Freighter

Mar 31, 2010 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysia Airlines (MAS) placed an order Wednesday for up to four Airbus A330-200 freighters and confirmed the purchase of up to 25 Airbus passenger planes in an expansion plan. The airline said it made a firm order of two A330-200F freighters with an option ... Read more

JAL Cargo 767-300ERF

Mar 25, 2010 TOKYO - Japan Airlines (JAL), which is downsizing after entering bankruptcy in January, said Thursday it will drop out of the aircraft freighter business by October and will then carry cargo only in the belly of its passenger planes. The decision means that JAL's current fleet of ... Read more

MNG Cargo's 737-400SF

Mar 24, 2010 MIAMI, FLORIDA. - Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), has modified its existing B737-400SF to accommodate ten full height AAA containers plus one AEP/AEH container.  MNG Airlines is the launch customer for what will become the new standard for B737-400SF conversions. The modification touch labor ... Read more


Mar 10, 2010 MIAMI -(PR)- Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), announced this week that it has finalized an agreement to license Boeing engineering data to develop MD-80 passenger-to-freighter conversions AEI will become a Supplemental Type Certificate holder for MD-81, MD-82, MD-83 and MD-88 Passenger-to-Freighter Conversions. As an STC ... Read more

MNG Airlines 737-400SF

Mar 04, 2010 MIAMI - Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), announced that it has completed the first Boeing Licensed 3rd party STC passenger-to-freighter conversion under Boeing’s new freighter Technical Support program, which went into effect in April 2009.  The aircraft, a high gross weight 737-400, MSN ... Read more

767 Freighter

Mar 04, 2010 WILMINGTON - Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG) announced Wednesday that its leasing subsidiary, Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc. (CAM), has delivered the first of two efficient, Boeing 767 wide body freighters to Amerijet International, Inc. Amerijet, which operates throughout Miami ... Read more

Cathay Pacific Cargo 747 Freighter

Mar 01, 2010 BEIJING -(PR)- Air China Limited and Cathay Pacific Airways Limited signed a Framework Agreement last Thursday in Beijing to establish a jointly owned cargo airline. The two companies will use an existing cargo airline, Air China Cargo Co Ltd (ACC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Air China, ... Read more

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