Airbus

Airbus again mulls A350 freighter option

By Damian Brett

Airbus is considering developing a freighter version of the A350 aircraft, according to a report in Reuters. The report states…

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CEVA wins Airbus logistics contract

CEVA Logistics has been awarded a contract to manage production supply for Airbus at the aircraft manufacturer’s assembly site in…

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BelugaXL set for transatlantic flying?

By David Kaminski-Morrow - FlightGlobal

Airbus is to seek extended twin-engined operations (ETOPS) approval for the BelugaXL outsize transporter, in order to support commercial services…

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Turkmenistan to take first Airbus jets through A330 freighter conversion

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

Turkmenistan Airlines has ordered a pair of Airbus A330-200 converted freighters — the first time the central Asian operator has signed…

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Titan Airways enters the A321 cargo market

By Damian Brett

UK charter airline Titan Airways has taken delivery of its first A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion on lease from BBAM. In…

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First A321 conversion enters service

By Damian Brett

The first A321 freighter converted by Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) has begun commercial operations with Qantas for Australia Post. The ‘head…

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Asiana converts A350 to temporary freighter

By Greg Waldron - FlightGlobal

Asiana Airlines has commenced operations with an Airbus A350-900 partially retrofitted as a maindeck freighter, as it plans scenic flights…

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2020 in numbers: The year of freighters and preighters

By Chris Seymour, head of market analysis, Ascend by Cirium

The airfreight sector had just come out of its worst year for traffic in a decade, driven by weak global…

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Why freighter strategy is a loaded question for Boeing

Few would dispute that Boeing has long shaded Airbus in the cargo sector with its broad portfolio of new-build “factory…

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Worldwide Flight Services, Bolloré Logistics and Airbus team up to ship medical masks

By Rachelle Harry

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has collaborated with Bolloré Logistics and Airbus to transport 2m medical face masks from China to…

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