Tag: Cargo

KLM IS GOING TO OPERATE TWO OF ITS RETIRED BOEING 747s AGAIN ON CARGO FLIGHTS TO CHINA

KLM will operate two of its retired Boeing 747s again on cargo flights to China

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – According to luchtvaartnieuws.nl, KLM is going to operate the phased out Boeing 747 passenger aircraft again, after the Dutch national carrier retired the Queen of the skies on March 29. KLM is setting up a cargo airlift to China, in partnership with Philips, to transport medical equipment and other cargo. From

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AIRBUS IS CLOSE TO LAUNCHING A350 FREIGHTER PROGRAM

Airbus is developing an A350 freighter variant

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Airbus is developing a freighter version of the A350 passenger aircraft, sources said to Cargo Facts. The aircraft manufacturer is offering the A350 freighter aircraft to cargo operators. Once a charter order is secured, the new production freighter program will be launched. The market for new freighter aircraft is currently dominated by

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Emirates SkyCargo Rosie

Do you ever wonder where all the roses are coming from, which you buy for a loved one on Valentine’s Day? The answer is Colombia, Ecuador, Kenya, Ethiopia, India or The Netherlands. One thing is clear – the transport of flowers is big business all year round, but the demand for red roses is very

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VIDEO – BELUGA XL IN OPERATIONAL SERVICE – SUPPORTING AIRBUS’ PRODUCTION RAMP-UP WITH A ‘SMILE’

Airbus Beluga XL in operational service

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – The next-generation Airbus Beluga XL begins regular operations in facilitating Airbus’ production ramp-up across the company’s commercial aircraft programmes. The Beluga XL (officially an A330-743L) is a large transport aircraft based on the Airbus A330 passenger aircraft. The #BelugaXL entered service with Airbus Transport on January 9, 2020 to replace the Airbus

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LOT WILL CONVERT 3 BOEING 737s TO CARGO AIRCRAFT

LOT Polish Airlines will convert Boeing 737-400s into cargo aircraft

MIAMI – LOT Polish Airlines is converting 3 older Boeing 737-400s to cargo aircraft. VX Capital Partners has ordered Aeronautical Engineers Inc (AEI) to convert the aircraft to a 737-400SF (Special Freighter) cargo aircraft, AEI announced in a media release. LOT The 3 LOT Boeing 737-400s – with registration SP-LLE, SP-LLF and SP-LLG – are

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