Boeing

Is the freighter market facing a bubble?

By Damian Brett

During a debate at the World Cargo Summit the question was raised as to whether the freighter market was becoming…

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Boeing delivers last ever Boeing 747 to Atlas

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Boeing is delivering its last ever B747 to cargo airline Atlas Air today. The final airplane, a B747-8 freighter, is…

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Elbit Systems joins Boeing freighter supply chain

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Israeli technology company Elbit Systems will supply large main deck cargo doors for Boeing’s B777 and B777-8 freighters. Elbit Systems’…

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Boeing confirms 2022 was a busy year for freighters

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Boeing has reported it received a total of 78 orders across its commercial freighter line in 2022. This included 45…

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Final Boeing 747 leaves Everett Factory

The last Boeing 747, a B747-8 freighter version, has left the company’s widebody factory in advance of delivery to Atlas…

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Boeing: Freighter fleet to expand 60% by 2041 on annual cargo growth of 4.1%

By Damian Brett

The world’s freighter fleet is expected to double in size over the next 20 years on the back of average…

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Silk Way West finalises B777-8F freighters order

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Silk Way West Airlines has finalised an order with Boeing for two B777-8F freighters, with options for two additional aircraft…

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Freighters’ place in air cargo ‘cemented’ by Covid

By Damian Brett

The last few years have “cemented once and for all” that the global freighter fleet will represent more than 50%…

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Emirates adds five B777-200LR freighters to order book

Emirates has announced a firm order for five new Boeing 777-200LR freighter aircraft, with two units to be delivered in…

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China’s first Boeing 767-300BCF aircraft is redelivered

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Work on China’s first 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) by the Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Ltd. (GAMECO) has been…

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