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GECAS-IAI 777-300ERSF ‘Big Twin’ Modification Starts!

GECAS-IAI 777-300ERSF ‘Big Twin’ Modification Starts!

The GECAS-IAI partnership to create the 777-300ER freighter conversion has reached the modification stage. The project has important implications about the freighter AND passenger widebody fleets, worldwide. The planning phase of the programme to create the...
Qatar Airways Wants A Boeing 777X Freighter

Qatar Airways Wants A Boeing 777X Freighter

In an interview yesterday, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker said that the airline would “definitely be interested” in a freighter version of the Boeing 777X. However, he clarified that he isn’t aware of Boeing embarking on such a version of the new aircraft. Qatar has...
Second 777-300ER Freighter Conversion Program Begins

Second 777-300ER Freighter Conversion Program Begins

Sequoia Aircraft Conversions is working on a program to generate freighter aircraft from the world’s 777-300ER fleet. These used 777s are seeing plenty of cargo demand lately. The company is based in Wichita, Kansas, in the United States. For the 777-300ER freighter...
Airbus – A350F Cargo Jet On The Cards?

Airbus – A350F Cargo Jet On The Cards?

Reports suggest that Airbus is seriously considering the possibility of an A350F version of its newest widebody design. And now might be a good time for something like it! The reports come from the airlines, who suggest that Airbus is consulting them about an A350F....
Ethiopian – Cargo Drives Recovery, Eyes MAX Return!

Ethiopian – Cargo Drives Recovery, Eyes MAX Return!

A switch to cargo-in-cabin early in 2020 made Ethiopian Airlines ‘cash-positive’. And they are already planning the return of the MAX to service. Many airlines made the decision to switch to cargo-in-cabin operations, but few saw benefits as big as Ethiopian Airlines....