Tag: freighter

FedEx to Buy Up to 50 Planes from ATR to Upgrade Feeder Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute FedEx Express has placed a firm order for 30 new ATR freighter turboprops, with options for a further 20 aircraft. The global transport company has ordered the ATR 72-600F that will be delivered from the factory in a freighter configuration featuring a windowless fuselage, a forward large cargo door and a rear upper hinged cargo […]

Qatar Airways Cargo Introduces New Freighter Services in the Americas

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that it will launch freighter operations to four new destinations in the Americas, starting 2 February 2017. Boeing 777 freighters will fly twice a week to the South American cities of Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Quito and the North American city of Miami. The twice weekly freighter service will depart from […]

Chinese Large Freighter Plane Enters Military Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Y-20, China’s homegrown large transport aircraft, officially joined the People’s Liberation Army Air Force on Wednesday. With a maximum takeoff weight of 200 tonnes, the Y-20 is ideal for transporting cargo and personnel over long distances in diverse weather conditions. “The Y-20 entering into service marks a crucial step for the Air Force improving its […]

PEMCO Redelivers 14th B737-300 Freighter Conversion to SF Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has announced the redelivery of a B737-300 freighter aircraft to China-based SF Airlines, the air cargo division of S.F. Express. SF Airlines is a leading courier in China providing delivery service to over 15 countries, including the United States. The freighter, converted by PEMCO’s partner STAECO in Jinan Shandong, China, […]