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Gear-well Stowaway Survives London – Maastricht Flight

Gear-well Stowaway Survives London – Maastricht Flight

A teenage stowaway apparently survived in the gear-well of an Airbus, in a short flight between London Stansted and Maastricht, last Thursday. We’ve heard of such stories many times before. Unfortunately, they usually don’t end well for those involved. There is no...
Why is UPS Upgrading its Airbus A300-600 Aircraft?

Why is UPS Upgrading its Airbus A300-600 Aircraft?

After announcing the program in 2017, UPS is now close to receiving its first updated Airbus A300-600 freighter. But why update them in the first place? As we have seen, cargo operators have been quite busy in the past few months. And they have been doing reasonably...
Embraer Freighter E-Jet Conversion Under Consideration

Embraer Freighter E-Jet Conversion Under Consideration

With its E2 jets already on sale, Embraer is thinking about marketing a freighter conversion of the previous E-Jets. This would drive the E2 Jet market. But is the freighter demand there? When people think of freighter airlines, their minds often go to the big jets,...
Cargo – Boeing Predicts 4% Annual Growth Over 20 Years

Cargo – Boeing Predicts 4% Annual Growth Over 20 Years

Boeing recently issued its latest World Air Cargo Forecast. Reviewing the pandemic’s shake-up of the sector, Boeing still expects a healthy demand for new freighters. This latest report is an update, as Boeing attempts to track projected demand over the next two...
Cargolux Considering Boeing 777-300ER Conversion

Cargolux Considering Boeing 777-300ER Conversion

After years of operating nothing but cargo versions of the 747, Cargolux may be close to a change. But it’s not because they want to. The cargo airline is quite happy with its fleet of Queens of the Sky. There is something undeniably impressive about the 747. It’s...