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New Flight Supports Henan's Exports to Key Markets in US, Europe and Asia

Oct 14, 2012 UPS announced the launch of a new daily flight between Zhengzhou, the capital and largest city in China's Henan Province, and Incheon in South Korea. Zhengzhou's businesses will benefit from Incheon's corresponding flight connections to their key export markets in the U.S. and Europe. Direct ... Read more

UPS Expands to Nicaragua and Honduras

May 09, 2012 UPS announced the expansion of its UPS ExpressSM Freight service into Nicaragua and Honduras, two emerging economies that count the United States as their No. 1 trading partner. The UPS premium air freight service offers a day-definite guarantee*, door-to-door service and includes customs clearance. ... Read more

Fedex Express 767 and 777

Dec 19, 2011 The Boeing Company announced that FedEx Express has ordered 27 767-300 Freighters and has exercised existing options for two additional 777 Freighters. "FedEx Express is one of the industry's premier air-freight carriers. The way they have operated the 777 has demonstrated to the world its capabilities as a freighter. We are excited they have chosen to further expand their 777 fleet," said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh.  "We're also looking forward to seeing the 767 join FedEx's lineup of airplanes. The 767 is a proven freighter and this order constitutes a strong vote of confidence for its capabilities. It is an airplane that we will be building for decades." The new 777 Freighters will support FedEx's growth in the international cargo market.... Read more

777 Freighter in Qatar colors

Nov 16, 2011 DUBAI - AIRSHOW NEWS - Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order for two Boeing 777 Freighters at the 2011 Dubai Air Show. Valued at $560 million at current list prices, the airplanes will increase the airline's 777 Freighter fleet to eight when delivered. "As we accelerate efforts to boost our global cargo network, we are expanding our fleet with airplanes like the Boeing 777 Freighter that allow us to deliver cargo further and more efficiently than ever before," said Akbar ... Read more

747-8 Freighter

Nov 03, 2011 The shrinking order book of an aircraft leasing company in the United Arab Emirates snagged Boeing's new 747-8 on Thursday. Boeing Co. confirmed that Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is canceling orders for five 747-8 freighters, converting the orders to Boeing 777 Freighters instead. These 777 Freighters will ... Read more

777 Freighter in Ethiopian colors

Oct 06, 2011 EVERETT - Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announced an order for four Boeing 777 Freighters, making Ethiopian Airlines the first African carrier to order the twin-engine freighter. The order is valued at approximately $1.1 billion at list prices and was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's website.... Read more

National Airlines' 747-400 Freighter

Oct 03, 2011 YPSILANTI, Mich.- National Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air Cargo Holdings and a leading provider of global air cargo services, announced its initiation of Boeing 747-400F flight operations.  National Airlines recently completed their FAA certification and received authority from the US Department of ... Read more

A330 Freighter in Tampa Cargo livery

Sep 28, 2011 TOULOUSE - Avianca, part of the airline group AviancaTaca Holdings, has signed a firm order for four Airbus A330-200 Freighter aircraft. The new aircraft will be operated by Avianca’s cargo subsidiary Tampa. Avianca will announce its engine choice at a later date. The highly-efficient ... Read more

747-8 Freighter

Sep 26, 2011 Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. has exercised its order-termination rights in connection with three early-build Boeing 747-8 Freighters. The three aircraft were part of an order for 12 Boeing 747-8Fs which Atlas Air announced in September 2006. Atlas Air now expects to receive three 747-8Fs ... Read more

Boeing 777 Freighter

Sep 08, 2011 BONN, Germany - DHL is adding three Boeing 777 freighters that will expand its capacity and boost transit times along key growing trade routes between the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. DHL has signed an air service agreement with Southern Air Holdings, Inc. to operate ... Read more

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