Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Aviation leaders join forces to fly relief aid to India

A Boeing 747 freighter carrying 50 tonnes of urgently-needed COVID relief aid, including life-saving oxygen machines, will arrive in New Delhi this week to support India’s efforts to help victims of coronavirus, thanks to the coordinated efforts of a group of aviation leaders. The delivery of oxygen concentrators, N95 and KN95 masks and isolation gowns from California’s […]

CAPA: B747 conversions no answer to capacity squeeze

As airfreight recovers rapidly, consideration must be given to satisfying capacity lift, just as the world’s airlines retire their passenger 747-400s. That is the assertion of Sydney-based aviation industry consultants CAPA – Centre for Aviation. Delta and United are two of the more recent airlines to retire 747s, while Qantas is the latest to announce […]

ABC to operate freighter services to Heathrow via Moscow

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is to operate a twice-weekly Boeing 747 Freighter service to connect Heathrow Airport with its international network via its Moscow hub, starting 3 November. ABC will become the hub’s second all-cargo carrier and will use slots that are not in high demand with passenger carriers. Heathrow was given backing last month to build a third […]