Spectre Cargo Solutions delivers Boeing to Tianjin Air Carg

Freighter aircraft lease-finance specialist Spectre Cargo Solutions announced today that through its Irish entity NGF Overseas Aircraft, it had delivered a Boeing 737-700BDSF aircraft to Tianjin Air Cargo (TJAC).  The freighter is on a long-term operating lease with Tianjin Air Cargo.  It is the first Boeing freighter of the type to be…

Texel adds Boeing 737 700 to its fleet 

Texel Air, an established private airline and MRO based in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has added a Boeing 737-700 FlexCombi to its fleet. The 737 700 is a first of a kind aircraft conversion developed to provide the most versatile third party cargo charter solution available in the market today….

Lufthansa Cargo expands its pharma operations in Munich

As government’s globally race to find a COVID 19 vaccine Lufthansa Cargo has expanded its pharma capability in both Munich and Chicago. The new Lufthansa Cargo Pharma Hub Munich at the city’s airport offers space for up to 96 pallets and loose cargo in two different temperature ranges (2 °C…

Swissport gets €300 liquidity injection

Swissport has received a binding commitment from an ad hoc group of senior secured creditors for the provision of an interim super senior facility of €300 million, which the firm says delivers immediate liquidity for Swissport to trade through the COVID-19 market crisis and the restructuring process. The €300 million…

American set to offer 1000 cargo-only flights in September

American Airlines has totally revamped its cargo operations over the course of the COVID 19 pandemic, from launching its first cargo only services with 20 flights to two cities in March next month it has 1000 flights scheduled to 32 destinations. The March services were the first cargo-only flights that…

AEI to provide Nauru Airlines with second B737-300SF conversion

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) will provide Nauru Airlines with a second 10-pallet position B737-300SF freighter conversion. The aircraft (MSN 25607) will start modification at Commercial Jet’s Miami, Florida facility in mid-January 2021 and is scheduled for redelivery in May 2021. Like the first freighter conversion announced in March of this year,…

Volga-Dnepr adds DAE Boeing 777 Freighter to fleet

A Boeing 777 Freighter today joined the Volga-Dnepr Group fleet of 24 Boeing freighters today, departing Paine Field in Everett, Washington. The fuel efficient twin-engine freighter will begin operations with AirBridgeCargo, a subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr. AirBridgeCargo will operate the airplane via a sale-leaseback agreement with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE). “We…

GECAS Cargo orders more 737-800BCF freighters 

GECAS signed an agreement with Boeing  converting 11 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) options to firm orders and adding nine additional options to the GECAS Cargo order book. This agreement marks a repeat order by the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric [NYSE: GE] for the 737-800BCF, bringing…

GECAS Cargo delivers freighters to S7 

GECAS has signed an agreement with S7 Airlines  for two 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) aircraft. S7 Cargo, general agent for cargo operations sales of S7 Group, will manage freight services. S7’s air freight program currently utilizes belly capacity on passenger planes and these narrowbody freighters will mark the inauguration…

WFS wins five-year contract with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo

Cargo handling company Worldwide Flight Services’ has inked a new five-year contract with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo. Under the terms of the agreement, which commences this month, WFS will provide a total handling solution including cargo, mail and truck handling, and services for special products, for some 30,000 tonnes…