Lufthansa Cargo Complements Medium-Haul Network With A321 Freighters

The surge in cargo demand worldwide has pushed for not just the cargo-only airlines, but commercial airlines to push for more freighters to be leased or purchased as belly spaces onboard passenger aircraft were not as feasible - especially when the amount of cargo needing to be shipped immediately has…

Etihad Airways Becomes Newest Airbus A350F Customer at Singapore Airshow

Held as a biennial event where aviation's finest meet at Asia's largest and most influential aerospace and defence exhibition, the Singapore Airshow is the event for both the leaders of the aerospace industry, as well as the eager newcomers to make their mark and settle in some new partnerships. After…

Astral Aviation to Become Global Launch Operator of Airbus A320…

Ahead of the Singapore Air Show, Kenya’s fastest-growing cargo airline, Astral Aviation, has announced that it will operate the first-ever Airbus A320 passenger to freighter (P2F) converted aircraft. ST Engineering announced it will be carrying out the conversion and expects to place the first A320 P2F jet on lease in…

Qatar Airways Becomes Launch Customer for Boeing 777X Freighter

Since June 2021, what was initially thought to be a relatively small dispute between Airbus and Qatar Airways has evolved into a massive legal dispute.  Signs of the rift between the two parties gave rise due to the surface pain issues on the airline's flagship Airbus A350s for both the…

Singapore Airlines signs LOI for 7 Airbus A350 Freighters

Singapore Airlines and aircraft manufacturer Airbus have signed a Letter of Intent for the carrier to acquire seven Airbus A350 Freighters. The airline intends to upgrade its fleet and extend operations with the aircraft in periods when the E-Commerce branch continues to grow. The A350Fs will replace Singapore Airlines Cargo's…

Air France-KLM Group Secures Massive Airbus Orders

Ever since the Airbus A350F freighter derivative received its approval, it has certainly proved to be quite the successful rain-maker for Airbus as the aircraft manufacturer has been receiving orders consistently in these recent two months. Just days after Singapore Airlines became the first airline to sign for seven A350F,…

Singapore Airlines Acquires Airbus A350F

The sudden boom of air cargo shed some light for airlines across the world on the apparent worth of investing in the movement of cargo and freight, especially with the rise of e-commerce and the needs of consumers worldwide evolving in terms of wanting quicker delivery times.  The consistent need…

Korean Air Flies Its Longest Nonstop Flight

Korean Air flew its longest flight since its founding in 1969 last weekend using one of its Boeing 777-300ER passenger jets. The jet, registered KE8047, operated a nonstop cargo flight to Miami International Airport on June 12 from Korean Air's base at Seoul's Incheon International Airport. The journey lasted 14…

LATAM Announces Boeing 767-300ER Conversion into Freighters

LATAM Airlines Group announced a new cargo fleet growth plan for the next three years that includes the conversion of up to eight Boeing 767-300ER aircraft from passenger to cargo configurations, conversions that will increase the group's combined cargo capacity by almost 80%. With this plan, the carrier is seeking…