cargo carrier MNG Airlines has become the fourth company to commit to the new
Airbus A330-200 freighter, after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for two of the type.
MNG’s memorandum comes a little over a week after the
industrial launch of the A330-200F. Together with earlier agreements from lessors Intrepid Aviation Group and Guggenheim Aviation
Partners, and from India’s
Flyington Freighters, it takes commitments for the
aircraft to 34.
MNG has also signed for a single option. The carrier currently operates a cargo
fleet of ten Airbus A300B4 and Fokker F27 freighters.
Group founder and CEO Mehmet Nazig
Gunal says: “Our intent
today is to expand the operation of our fleet outside Europe, mainly to China
are fully convinced that by selecting the A330-200 freighter aircraft, we will
achieve our goals and operate the most modern and economic fleet of cargo
aircraft in Turkey.”
has yet to finalise engine options on the A330F.