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  • IN FOCUS: Rating the prospects of the 747-8 Freighter

    The 747-8 Freighter has entered service, but is it a new paradigm for cargo or merely a white elephant?

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  • Converted MD-80 lifts off on maiden flight

    Florida's Aeronautical Engineers has performed the maiden flight of its converted Boeing MD-80 freighter, and the...

  • ANALYSIS: Is the weakness in the cargo market a temporary dip or a long-term trend?

    "Our approach has primarily been to build our existing... large palletised bellyholds and combi capacities" ...

  • IN FOCUS: Is there room for both A330 freighter and conversion?

    Early operators are pleased with the mid-sized A330 freighter. But can the market support both a production freighter...

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  • ANALYSIS: Can the air cargo market bounce back?

    News | 16 Sep 2013 12:14 | Peter Conway

    Air cargo has traditionally been a faster growth business than the passenger sector. But this now moribund market is struggling to absorb the surge in belly space entering service, which is having serious implications for full freighters
  • ANALYSIS: Should airlines invest in full freighters?

    News | 20 Mar 2013 13:26 | Peter Conway

    All-cargo operations have been hit hard by the economic downturn, and airlines are making more use of their hold capacity. So does it make sense to invest in freighters?
  • ANALYSIS: Airlines keep their grip in 2012, but what's ahead in 2013?

    News | 20 Dec 2012 14:00 | Graham Dunn

    While it has been another tough year for airlines, particularly in Europe, their overall performance has been more robust than might have been expected after Malev and Spanair became high profile financial casualties early in 2012. Overall airline profitability this year is expected to be only a little down on 2011, there is a slight easing in some of the downward pressures on the sector and the consolidation and efficiency efforts of network carriers in mature markets are making some progress.
  • IN FOCUS: Demand for narrowbody conversions rebounds

    News | 25 Oct 2012 13:00 | Peter Conway

    There has been a surprising upsurge of interest in narrowbody freighter conversions lately, though a new entrant is likely to split the market
  • IN FOCUS: Momentum stalls in widebody conversions market

    News | 25 Oct 2012 12:00 | Peter Conway

    In less straitened times, the delivery of Boeing's 50th 747-400 freighter conversion in July would have been cause for celebration.
  • Converted MD-80 lifts off on maiden flight

    News | 05 Oct 2012 13:00 | Peter Conway

    Florida's Aeronautical Engineers has performed the maiden flight of its converted Boeing MD-80 freighter, and the modification specialist is optimistic of obtaining a supplemental type certificate for the aircraft by the end of the month.