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Atlas Air grounds four Boeing 747Fs due to shrinking freight market

Atlas Air has blamed a shrinking global freight market for the decision to ground four of its Boeing 747-400s in 2020. The company said the aircraft are too heavy and less efficient because they were converted from passenger jets.

Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F operating for Qantas Freight lands in Sydney

Atlas Air has commenced operating Boeing 747-8F cargo flights on behalf of Qantas Freight, with the first flight landing in Sydney on August 27 2019.

Qantas to replace Boeing 747-400F freighters with larger capacity 747-8F

Qantas is replacing two Boeing 747-400F freighters with the larger-capacity 747-8F for its cargo services to China and the United States from July 2019.


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