Singapore-based dedicated freight carrier Jett8 Airlines Cargo has agreed to wet-lease a Boeing 747-400ER freighter from China’s Jade Cargo International for one year.

Jade Cargo says in a statement that the agreement was signed in the middle of May and is subject to regulatory approval. If approved, the aircraft will be operated on behalf of Jett8 after Jade Cargo has completed relief operations into Myanmar, where a cyclone hit recently, and the Chinese province of Sichuan, which was struck by an earthquake.

“The aircraft will be deployed by Jett8 Airlines Cargo initially on routes from Singapore to Amsterdam, Malmoe, Bangalore, Chennai and Hong Kong,” says Jade Cargo, which is a joint venture between Shenzhen Airlines, Lufthansa Cargo and German development bank DEG.

Jade Cargo has six 747-400ERFs. Jett8 launched services last year using Boeing 747-200Fs to destinations within Asia and to Europe and the Middle East.

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Source: Flight International