Atlas Air and DHL Express extend freighter agreements

By Rachelle Harry

Atlas Air has entered into contract extensions with DHL Express that will see it continuing to operate 20 freighter aircraft…

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321 Precision picks Haeco for A321-200PCF conversion work

By Alfred Chua, FlightGlobal

Aircraft conversion shop 321 Precision Conversions has picked Haeco Americas for heavy maintenance and structural modifications for its Airbus A321…

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Mammoth Freighters sets out plans for B777 freighter conversions

By Damian Brett

Recently-established Mammoth Freighters has revealed plans to launch Boeing 777-200LR and 777-300ER passenger-to-freighter conversion programmes. The company was founded in…

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DSV Panalpina extends cargo charter network as it prepares for “peak of peaks”

By Damian Brett

DSV Panalpina has this week launched a new air cargo charter network covering four continents as it prepares for the…

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Texel Air takes delivery of second FlexCombi conversion

Pemco Conversions has delivered a second Passenger-to-FlexCombi (FC) converted aircraft to Bahrain-based Chisholm Enterprises. Chisholm subsidiary Texel Air, a non-scheduled…

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Eastern Airlines to add 35 ‘Class-E’ B777 Pax-Freighters

By Damian Brett

Eastern Airlines’ entry into the all-cargo market has turned out to be much larger than initially expected after the carrier…

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European regulator extends temporary-freighter exception into 2022

By Damian Brett

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has extended rules allowing airlines use passenger aircraft as temporary freighters into next…

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Geodis leases aircraft to combat capacity crunch

By Damian Brett

Geodis has continued to expand its airfreight operation to combat capacity shortages by leasing an aircraft for the first time….

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IAI expands B777 freighter conversion programme with Etihad partnership

By Damian Brett

IAI is continuing to expand its B777 conversion programme through a strategic partnership with Etihad Engineering. The tie up will…

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More than 150 A350 freighter sales a ‘good return’ for Airbus

By Dominic Perry, FlightGlobal

Airbus will need to sell at least 150 examples of its A350 freighter for the programme to be considered a…

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