Category: Cargo

Titan welcomes first converted A321 freighter to its fleet
Airlines

British charter airline Titan Airways has taken delivery of its first passenger-to-freighter converted aircraft, a CFM56-5B powered Airbus A321P2F. This delivery is the first of three Airbus A321 converted passenger-to-freighter aircraft on order. The UK airline is among the first carriers in the world to operate the converted aircraft since the plane’s initial production in […]

Cargo demand hits pre-COVID levels, passenger figures take a hit
Airlines

Global demand for air cargo has surpassed pre-COVID levels, though passenger traffic remains well below, according to the IATA. The International Air Transport Association has revealed that air cargo demand in January 2021 was up 1.1 per cent on pre-COVID January readings, and up 3 per cent compared to the previous month. The IATA noted […]

Condor partners with DHL Express for B767 cargo operations
Airlines

German leisure charter airline Condor will begin operating four of its Boeing 767 passenger aircraft on behalf of worldwide cargo and logistics company DHL Express. The first cargo flights under the partnership took off this week. The Condor aircraft will be handled at Europe’s largest DHL Express hub in Leipzig and will transport shipments on […]

DHL B757 freighter turns back after cargo door opens in-flight
Airlines

A DHL Air Boeing 757-200F was forced to return to Leipzig Airport on Saturday when its main cargo door opened in-flight, shortly after take-off. The aircraft, registration G-DHKZ, was performing a domestic cargo flight from Leipzig to Frankfurt, and had climbed to about 5,700 feet when the main cargo door opened completely, according to crew […]

Cargojet to expand fleet with 767Fs and 777Fs
Airlines

Canadian freight operator Cargojet has announced a comprehensive plan for its fleet and route expansion to meet domestic and international growth opportunities starting 2021 and beyond. Having successfully raised $365 million earlier this month, through an equity raise to pay off debt and acquire new aircraft, Cargojet is rapidly moving forward to execute its growth […]

Air Belgium kicks off cargo operations with four A330-200Fs
Airlines

Air Belgium has announced that it will soon enter into the cargo business with four A330-200 freighter aircraft. The airline has also said it has ambitions to grow this figure to six freighters in total by the end of 2021. While it has not been confirmed, rumors suggest the initial four incoming aircraft may be […]

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