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Condor partners with DHL Express for B767 cargo operations

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

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

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

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

Qatar retires all remaining A330 freighters from fleet

Qatar Airways’ cargo division has officially retired all of its A330-200 freighters in favour of the Boeing 777 freighters it took delivery of in January. The retirement was long planned by the Doha-based airline, and was in fact delayed by two months due to the delayed delivery of its 777Fs. According to Qatar Airways chief

Aircraft lessor BBAM orders 12 737-800BCFs

US-based aircraft lessor BBAM has come to an agreement with Boeing to purchase six new 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCFs), in a deal that includes options for six more aircraft. The agreement brings BBAM’s 737-800BCF orders and commitments to 15, and is made in light of continued strength in the e-commerce and express cargo market,

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