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Jun 18, 2014 Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today announced the launch of scheduled services between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou after obtaining all necessary permits from the relevant authorities. Today’s inaugural flight was operated with one of the airline’s advanced Boeing 747-8 freighters. Flight CV9746 departed from Luxembourg at ... Read more


Jan 24, 2014 PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) announces the redelivery of its first 737-400F Air Incheon aircraft. Redelivered in late 2013, the conversion was completed at PEMCO’s partner and major MRO provider STAECO, based in China. Located at the world’s largest cargo airport in Seoul, ... Read more

Etihad Flying High with Profits

Jan 10, 2014 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating a year of record-breaking success after achieving its highest ever passenger and cargo volumes in 2013. Nearly 12 million people flew with Etihad Airways last year, marking a significant increase of nearly 16 per ... Read more


Sep 05, 2013 Boeing and FedEx Express, an operating company of FedEx Corp. , celebrated today the delivery of the Memphis, Tenn.-based express shipping company's first 767-300 Freighter. The delivery supports the FedEx strategy to modernize its fleet with more efficient freighters. "Today's delivery of our first Boeing 767 Freighter is another step forward in our fleet modernization strategy," said James R.... Read more

Stephen Fortune Speaks About Widebody Freighters

Jun 21, 2013 Thirty-One Thousand Metric Tons of Idle Capacity – How will the Widebody Freighter Market ever recover? When Michael Chowdry founded Atlas Air Cargo in the 1990s, he told aircraft lessors that no widebody freighter had ever been parked during an industry downturn, thereby supporting his thesis that ... Read more

747-8 Freighter

Mar 04, 2013 Boeing and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced an order for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes. The order, valued at approximately $1 billion at list prices, also includes options for five additional 777 Freighters. The new additions will bolster Cathay Pacific's 747-8 Freighter fleet to 13 airplanes. ... Read more

AEI and CRJ Conversions

Feb 28, 2013 Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), is pleased to announce that it has formally launched a Passenger to Freighter Conversion Programfor Bombardier's CRJ100* and CRJ200* aircraft.  The program has been studied for over a year and the aircraft will be marketed asCRJ100 and CRJ200 Special Freighter (SF) aircraft.... Read more

Initial B737-400 Conversions Commence in Tampa and China

Feb 20, 2013 PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) is pleased to announce the first two aircraft of a 20-aircraft conversion deal between the company and AERGO Cargo Solutions (AERGO) have been inducted – the first aircraft at PEMCO’s Tampa facility and the second at HAECO Group’s STAECO Jinan, China facility.... Read more

IAG Cargo Targets Latin America and Middle East & Africa

Jan 24, 2013 IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has today announced the appointment of two new regional commercial managers to drive growth in the strategic markets of Latin America (LATAM) and the Middle East & Africa (MEA). Rodrigo ... Read more

Kevin Casey - John Sawyer - Fred Browne

Oct 22, 2012 Announced at the Cargo Facts Symposium held at the Loews Hotel in Miami Florida, two global leaders in the aviation industry, AERGO Capital (AERGO) and PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO), have joined forces on a major program to provide fully converted cargo aircraft for markets around the world ... Read more

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