Tag: cargo airplanes

Skylease Cargo Boeing 747 Overruns Runway on Landing

A Skylease Cargo Boeing 747-400, registration N908AR performing flight GG-4854 from Chicago O’Hare,IL (USA) to Halifax, NS (Canada) with 4 crew, went off the runway at the Halifax airport in eastern Canada. The aircraft was unable to stop before the end of the runway, overran the end of the runway, went down a slope and through […]

Boeing Secures New Order for 747-8F

Boeing announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe,” said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS Airlines. “The 747-8 will allow UPS to upsize our network in both […]