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NMA –  Is Boeing About To Start Another 757/767 Family?

NMA – Is Boeing About To Start Another 757/767 Family?

Many indicators suggest that Boeing is moving forward with some form of a NMA. But could it end up as a repeat of the 757/767 story? We have discussed the NMA (new mid-size airplane) and how Boeing is running out of options, to avoid it. Boeing doesn’t have an answer...
Icelandair Converts Two Of Its 767s to Freighters

Icelandair Converts Two Of Its 767s to Freighters

Icelandair agreed to sell two of its widebody 767s for conversion to freighters, and then lease them back, ramping up their cargo operations. The aircraft that Icelandair is turning to freighters are two 767-300ERs. The airline still has two more of these jets. The...
Airbus A330 – Would Airbus Prefer It Were Smaller? Why?

Airbus A330 – Would Airbus Prefer It Were Smaller? Why?

Many expected Airbus to replace the A330 with something new, probably a shorter A350. Its problem? It’s not small enough. Recently we saw how an updated Boeing 767 could play a new role, in giving Boeing a stop-gap until they have a 737 replacement. Today we will...
Boeing 767 – You Thought It’s Done? Think Again!

Boeing 767 – You Thought It’s Done? Think Again!

It first got to service in the early 80s, other plane(s) should have replaced it, but Boeing’s 767 keeps going. And it may stick around longer than you think. In what it called “an early Christmas present”, UPS picked up its latest, brand new Boeing 767-300F. It was...