Magma Aviation to begin new 747F service between Rwanda and Belgium

United Kingdom-based Magma Aviation, which manages widebody freighter operations primarily to Africa and North America, is launching a new 747 freighter service between its base at Liège Airport (LGG) in Belgium to Rwanda’s Kigali Airport (KGL). The weekly service will begin on Oct. 2, according to a notice from GSA International Airline Partners B.V. According […]

Network Airline Management, Astral Aviation ink 747F ACMI deal

Air Atlanta Icelandic signed a long-term ACMI deal to place a 747-400 freighter with Network Airline Management (NAM) and Astral Aviation. The added capacity will help NAM expand its perishables capacity for exports of flowers and vegetables from Nairobi to the United Kingdom. On Nov. 7, the freighter made its inaugural flight from London’s Stansted […]

A Swift response to mystery aircraft in Kuala Lumpur

Offering more proof that print advertising can still yield results, the case of the mysterious 747s of Kuala Lumpur has been solved… maybe. A few days after the operators of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) ran an advertisement about three allegedly abandoned 747-200s that had been sitting unclaimed on their tarmac for more than a […]

Anyone out there missing some airplanes?

Three 747-200s are sitting on the ground at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), waiting to be claimed by their owner, but no one has come forward to collect them. Airport officials are searching for the rightful owners, but it would appear the aging aircraft – two in passenger configuration and one a freighter – have […]