Tag: B777F

Additional Freighter enables Lufthansa Cargo to grow its network to Asia and North America

Lufthansa Cargo is expanding its long-haul route network in the 2022-2023 winter flight schedule with additional flights to high-demand destinations, including a new destination. From the end of August, Lufthansa Cargo is marketing additional capacity with the entry into service of another Boeing...

“Namaste India”: Naming ceremony of a Lufthansa Cargo B777F freighter in Mumbai

Yesterday, a Lufthansa Cargo Boeing 777F with the registration D-ALFH was officially named "Namaste India" at Mumbai Airport. The freighter has been part of Lufthansa Cargo's fleet since August 2020. Due to the Covid pandemic the naming ceremony had to be delayed. On May 31, the naming cere...

Lufthansa Cargo welcomes ninth B777F in Frankfurt

On Tuesday, September 29, at 11:19 a.m. local time, the carrier's latest Boeing 777F landed for the first time at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). The freighter with the registration D-ALFI was in flight as LH8145 for 10 hours and 10 minutes after take-off from Everett Airport (PAE) in Washington State. Th...

GECAS revealed as launch customer for B777 freighter conversion programme

GECAS is forecasting that the Boeing 777-300ER freighter conversion programme launched with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) could secure more than 150 orders up to 2030. The IAI conversion programme was unveiled today by leasing giant GECAS, which has placed a launch order for 15 firm conversi...

Ethiopian Cargo adds once a week freighter call to Bangkok and Hanoi

Ethiopian Cargo has expanded its cargo capacity into Southeast Asia after adding a once a week freighter service to Thailand and Vietnam. The African carrier started the new main deck service on 16 August, utilising a Boeing 777F which leaves Addis Ababa on a Friday at 11.55h, making calls in Ha...

Ethiopian Cargo starts Chongqing freighter call

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has connected Chongqing - the largest municipality in Southwest China - with Africa and South America after starting a weekly freighter call on 26 June 2019. Located in Southwestern China adjacent to Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou, Shaanxi and Sichuan provinces, Ch...

DHL’s new B777F takes off in the US, 13 more to come

The first of the new Boeing 777 Freighters ordered by DHL commenced revenue service on Saturday, 25 May, when it took off from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) its home operating base. Clad in DHL's yellow and red, the brand new 777 with the registration number N-705GT de...

Emirates SkyCargo to transport cars for prestigious charity motor rally

For the second year in a row Emirates SkyCargo is partnering with Gargash to transport cars for the Gumball 3000 motor rally an annual celebrity event that raises money for charity. Emirates SkyCargo is set to transport four Mercedes Benz AMG GT63 4 Door cars from Dubai to the Gumball rally and ...

Lufthansa Cargo holds ceremony in Japan welcome new B777F

Lufthansa Cargo has welcomed a new Boeing 777F into its fleet at Tokyo's Narita International Airport. The aircraft will fly the sector from Germany to Japan and has been named 'Konnichiwa Japan' (Good day, Japan). The aircraft was named in a joint ceremony attended by Peter Gerber (pictured ...

China Airlines set to introduce B777F as signs MOU with Boeing

China Airlines and Boeing have announced that both companies have launched the 777 Freighter (777F) project and signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) for three firm and three option aircraft orders. From 2014 to 2016, China Airlines introduced a total of 10 fuel-efficient 777-300ER passenger ...

Turkish Cargo operates first freighter into and out of Istanbul Airport

Turkish Cargo has operated first direct freighter flight into Istanbul Airport with a Boeing 777F as part of a Shanghai-Bishkek-Istanbul route. The freighter then took off on a Istanbul-Ashgabat-Dhaka routing. Transit shipments from Amsterdam, Paris, Guangzhou, Nairobi, arriving at Ataturk were t...

Lufthansa Cargo increases capacity by 10% in 2019 summer schedule

Lufthansa Cargo has added many additional frequencies and increased capacity by approximately 10 per cent in its 2019 summer schedule with Asia the main focus for network enhancements. The German freighter operator said it is keeping its "dense and extensive network of freighter connections flex...

Lufthansa Cargo welcomes brand-new Boeing 777F to Frankfurt

Lufthansa Cargo's fleet modernisation continues when it received a brand-new Boeing 777 Freighter this morning in Frankfurt and it says it will phase out two MD-11Fs by the end of the year. The new aircraft, registered as D-ALFF, arrived from Everett, Washington, USA, and it landed at Frankfurt A...

Panalpina flies roses on ‘Love Plane’ charter in time for Valentine’s Day

Panalpina has flown 1.6 million roses on a 'Love Plane' Boeing 777 Freighter charter flight from Nairobi to Sydney in time for Valentine’s Day. Kenya is one of the world’s largest exporters of cut-flowers, which represent the country’s second largest export commodity after tea, and Australi...

Emirates SkyCargo gears up for Valentine’s Day

Emirates SkyCargo is gearing up for Valentine's Day on 14 February and to meet the spike in demand for flowers in early February has added additional freighter flights. Major flower producing nations around the world including Kenya and Ecuador are harvesting and air freight additional quantities...

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