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UPS takes its 50th 767 freighter

Fresh out the box at Boeing’s Everett plant is global parcel behemoth UPS’s 50th 767-300 Freighter. According to Boeing’s order figures it’s still got another nine of the type to arrive. Meanwhile its great rival, FedEx, has 27 of the cargo aircraft on order. Credit: Boeing

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Endurance race horses from Ukraine arrive in UK by An-12

Endurance horses arrived at Cambridge Airport in the UK on an Antonov An-12 freighter. It is the first time long distance endurance horses have arrived, bound for Newmarket racecourse, and on such a heavy aircraft. The aircraft, which is owned by Ukranian company Meridian Airlines and chartered by chartered by Intradco, a bloodstock air transportation specialist, arrived from Nimes, France with […]

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Lufthansa Cargo: Cause of MD-11 crash remains unclear

  picture credit PA Further details have emerged about the Lufthansa Cargo Boeing MD-11 freighter destroyed in a landing accident in Riyadh today, although the reasons for the crash remain unclear. The aircraft’s fuselage … read on….

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First Airbus A330-200F shows off nose-gear blister fairing

  Airbus has completed structural assembly of the first Airbus A330-200 freighter in Toulouse ahead of its first flight in November. Continue reading…

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FedEx targets fleet cuts during fourth quarter

FedEx Express plans to shed 14 aircraft from its fleet in its fourth quarter ending 31 May. The cuts are part of an effort to keep capacity in check amid weak economic conditions. The company has told US regulators that it plans to permanently remove from service 10 Airbus A310-200s and four McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10s […]

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Flying out of Anchorage

This picture was taken by and entered under the Majesty – Airliners in action category for this year’s Flight International front cover competition. To see more magnificent images look on AirSpace’s photo page and see the range of images in the various categories our users entered into the competition.  Pictured is a UPS Boeing MD-11 […]

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Final day to enter our front cover photo competition

Sorry! This image appealed to my puerile sense of humour. I discovered it among the entries in the Majesty – Airliners in Action category of our end of year front cover competition.  And today is the final day to enter. The best image will be on the front cover of Flight International’s 16th December issue and the winner will also receive […]

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Air France Boeing 777F

The second Boeing 777F has joined the flight-test programme for the new all-cargo twinjet. The aircraft, one of the five ordered by launch customer Air France, is the first to appear in the carrier’s colours.

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