CFS 2018: Adding a new freighter platform: how hard is it? [VIDEO]

Did you miss Cargo Facts Symposium 2018? Watch one of our favorite moments: Bob Convey, senior VP of sales, and marketing at AEI and Peter Koster, business development director of Vallair answer the question: “How hard is it to make the switch from operating Boeing aircraft to Airbus aircraft?” during Panel 6, Big doors, new […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 26, 2018

Brazil’s Azul Cargo receives first of two converted freighters

In yet another sign of Brazil’s economic recovery, Azul Cargo Express received the first of two recently converted 737-400F freighters to help support the carrier’s rapidly growing cargo division, which has already seen traffic rise by 61 percent since the start of 2018. Much of the air cargo demand has been fueled by increased industrial […]
  • Randy Woods
  • July 13, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines to lease first 2 AEI 737-800 P2F freighters from GECAS

Ethiopian Cargo, the cargo division of the Ethiopian Airlines Group, will lease the first two 737-800 freighters converted by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), from aviation leasing and financing company GECAS. The first delivery is set for June 2018, followed by a second in January 2019. The initial two passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversions were originally slated to […]
  • Lewis King
  • January 9, 2018

UPS cockpit upgrade cuts carbon emissions and increases reliability

UPS is upgrading the cockpits of its 757s and 767s. The integrator is installing Large Display System (LDS) screens in the cockpits of more than half of our fleet, plus the three passenger 767s that were recently purchased. The LDS screens are “five times more reliable than CRTs in terms of number of replacements required […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 28, 2017