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737-800BCF – Boeing Boosting Production Capacity

737-800BCF – Boeing Boosting Production Capacity

Boeing will work with a new partner to create two more conversion lines for its 737-800BCF freighter, to meet rising demand from cargo operators. Boeing may have had a hard time sorting out issues with the 737 MAX, but the 737-800BCF is another matter. The aircraft is...
IndiGo Adding Freighters To Its Fleet!

IndiGo Adding Freighters To Its Fleet!

Building on its use of makeshift freighters in the pandemic, Indigo is now looking to make it into a permanent shift, building on its resources. Never let a good crisis go to waste, they say. Like many airlines, IndiGo got a taste for the use of freighters, by...
Cargo-In-Cabin Flights – 155 Reconfigured Aircraft In 2020

Cargo-In-Cabin Flights – 155 Reconfigured Aircraft In 2020

Airlines removed seats from a total of 155 airliners in 2020, to perform cargo-in-cabin flights. But were they enough to make up lost capacity? The figures come from Cirium’s Airline Insight Review 2020. Obviously not all 155 aircraft operated at once. The peak time...
Air Canada Converts Its Airliners To Freighters!

Air Canada Converts Its Airliners To Freighters!

After using its passenger airliners for cargo-only flights in the last few months, Air Canada will now convert two of its 767s to freighters. ‘Air Canada Cargo’ is the airline’s branch that deals with cargo operations. But it doesn’t have its own aircraft. Air Canada...
Will The Airbus A321P2F Finally Kill The Boeing 757?

Will The Airbus A321P2F Finally Kill The Boeing 757?

Could the arrival of Airbus’ A321P2F in the short and medium-haul cargo arena, really unseat Boeing’s 757 in the cargo role? The answer isn’t as obvious as you might imagine. But really, what’s more interesting here is the question itself. We’ve just entered the year...