Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Turkish Cargo orders three more Boeing 777 Freighters

Turkish Airlines is continuing to expand its freighter fleet by ordering an additional three Boeing 777 Freighters, to join the two it took delivery of in December. The 777 Freighter is based on the 777-200LR passenger aircraft, and can fly 4,900 nautical miles with a full payload of 102 metric tonnes. Boeing says its range […]

Volga-Dnepr welcomes 10th 747-8F as ABC starts Sea-Tac services

Volga-Dnepr Group has welcomed the 10th Boeing 747-8 Freighter to its fleet, as it celebrates launching twice-weekly services to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The aircraft, painted in AirBridgeCargo colours, was received at a handover ceremony in Everett, Washington, increasing its 747 fleet to 16. The handover also celebrated the launch of ABC’s twice-weekly 747-8F services to […]

Uzbekistan Airways carries humanitarian aid on first 787 flight

Uzbekistan Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, and used the inaugural flight to carry humanitarian aid. The first 787 flight to Tashkent carried humanitarian aid to patients in hospitals, mother-child clinics, rehabilitation centres and orphanages. Boeing and the airline partnered with AmeriCares to support a broad range of healthcare institutions across […]

Etihad Cargo receives Boeing 777 Freighter

Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of its 11th freighter, a Boeing 777, to enter commercial services on 1 March. The Abu Dhabi airline has three Boeing 777 Freighters, three Boeing 747 Freighters and four Airbus A330 Freighters, in addition to access to bellyhold capacity on over 100 passenger aircraft. The 777F will be equipped with […]

Biman Bangladesh Airlines takes delivery of Boeing 737-800

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has taken delivery of its first direct purchased Boeing 737-800 Next Generation, as part of its fleet modernisation. The Bangladeshi airline operates two 737-800s, two Boeing 777-200 Extended Ranges (ER), four Boeing 777-300ERs, two Airbus A310-300s and two Bombardier Dash 8 Q400s. It also has four Boeing 787-8s on order. Biman Bangladesh […]