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A CARGO ROCKET As An Air Freight Alternative?

A CARGO ROCKET As An Air Freight Alternative?

Many have shown interest in new rocket developments lately, but surely not for air cargo! However, at least one potential user disagrees. That potential user is the military – specifically, the US Air Force, through its newest branch, the US Space Force. It’s a...
Qatar In Boeing Talks For 30 777X Freighter Aircraft!

Qatar In Boeing Talks For 30 777X Freighter Aircraft!

Boeing has not announced a freighter version of the 777X, but Qatar Airway’s CEO Akbar Al Baker says that such a version is on offer to the airlines. The airline is building one of the world’s biggest fleets of cargo aircraft. And actually, if we set aside narrowbody...
FedEx – 100 Boeing 767 Freighters In Service!

FedEx – 100 Boeing 767 Freighters In Service!

Since Friday, FedEx has taken delivery of 100 new Boeing 767 freighters! And deliveries of these jets to the airline are far from over. There are many large airlines out there, that don’t have 100 of any one model in their fleet. And of those that do, it’s quite rare...
INCIDENT: Car On Runway, Aircraft Cleared For Take-Off!

INCIDENT: Car On Runway, Aircraft Cleared For Take-Off!

A Boeing 737-400 freighter started its take-off roll in Portugal, while there was a car on the runway! The two came within 300 metres (984 feet). The incident happened on the 27th of April, in Porto Airport (LPPR). The aircraft was a 29 year-old ASL Airlines Boeing...
Lufthansa Technik: Cargo In Cabin AFTER The Pandemic?

Lufthansa Technik: Cargo In Cabin AFTER The Pandemic?

Airbus and Lufthansa Technik are working on an STC, for temporary modifications, allowing airlines to carry ‘cargo in cabin’. A lot of it! It is one of the products of these troubling times. It seemed to make sense in the airline days, when countries were scrambling...