Tag: Cargo

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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IRANIAN B747 CARGO AIRCRAFT DAMAGED IN QATAR AFTER UNLOADING ERROR

Tilted B747

DOHA – A Boeing 747-200F (reg.no. EP-FAB) of the Iranian Cargo Airline Fars Air Qeshm was damaged on Saturday night at Doha Airport in Qatar. Reportedly, the handling agents unloaded too much cargo from the front of the aircraft, causing the center of gravity to slide backwards and the B747’s nose to tilt. It’s the

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