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Boeing 777 Freighter

May 19, 2011 SEATTLE - Boeing and Lufthansa Cargo have finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters. The order is valued at $1.35 billion, based on Boeing list prices. The airplanes will help Lufthansa Cargo in its initiative to modernize and expand its fleet. Lufthansa Cargo previously indicated ... Read more

Air China Cargo 747-400 Freighter

May 11, 2011 BEIJING - On April 21, a Boeing 747-400 made its first Air China Cargo flight from Chengdu to Shanghai. Using Air China Cargo's network, shipments from Europe can be quickly transported to Chengdu, and goods from Chengdu can now be easily transported through the Air China hub ... Read more

a Precision Conversion 757-200PCF (Aerolease)

May 03, 2011 PORTLAND, OR - Precision Conversions, LLC and Leth & Associates announced this week that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate (STO1857SE) for a Maximum Zero Fuel Weight (MZFW) increase on the Precision Conversions 757-200PCF freighter. The MZFW ... Read more

World Airways 747-400 Freighter

Apr 04, 2011 PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.- World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc., has reached an agreement with Emirates SkyCargo to operate one Boeing 747-400 freighter on a full-time basis beginning in April 2011. Under the agreement, World will provide scheduled services linking Dubai with ... Read more


Apr 01, 2011 Dresden – AerCap, the World’s leading independent aircraft leasing company, delivered the A320 prototype to Dresden for future conversion works. The prototype A320-211 bearing the MSN 0211 was initially delivered by Airbus mid of 1991 and has accumulated around 30.000 FC (Flight Cycles) and 35.... Read more

An AeroLogic 777 Freighter

Mar 17, 2011 FRANKFURT - Lufthansa on Wednesday announced that it plans to order five 777 freighters from The Boeing Co. The business segment Logistics will receive the five new Boeing 777 freighters which will be delivered by 2013. The concern did not specify where the 777Fs will operate. ... Read more

Moskovia Airlines 737

Feb 23, 2011 MIAMI -  Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Moskovia Airlines to provide six (6) B737-400SF 11 Pallet Passenger to Freighter Conversions. The first aircraft is expected to enter conversion by the end of the first quarter 2011 at ... Read more

Cargolux 747-8 Freighter in Flight Testing

Feb 04, 2011 SEATTLE - Boeing confirms it is leasing a 747-400BCF to Cargolux to cover a capacity shortfall caused by the extended delay to the delivery of the first 747-8F. The former Korean Air 747 was delivered to the freight carrier via Hamburg, Germany on Jan. 25 following refurbishment ... Read more


Jan 24, 2011 DRESDEN - For Abu Dhabi-based Maximus Air Cargo, the UAE’ largest dedicated cargo aircraft operator, EADS EFW will convert three Airbus A300-600 from passenger to freighter configuration (P2F). The aircraft are expected to leave EADS EFW’s conversion line in Dresden (Germany) in the second half of ... Read more

Transmile MD-11 Freighters sold to FedEX

Jan 11, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR - Financially troubled Malaysian cargo carrier Transmile Air Services has agreed to sell four Boeing MD-11 freighter aircraft to FedEx for $68 million to help pay off its debt. Proceeds from the sale will be used by the carrier's parent Transmile Group to partially repay its lenders,... Read more

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