Tag: Boeing 747F

Challenge Airlines say Merhaba, Istanbul!

Challenge Group starts the new year as it means to go on, with an historic, inaugural Challenge Airlines flight out of Istanbul, Türkiye on 25 January 2023. The freighter will carry a mix of Türkiye’s main export products: garments, fabrics, and automotive parts, all from key international cu...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines transports packaging machines for COVID-19 associated items

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group and one of the leaders in air transportations for the healthcare sector, has accomplished five Boeing 747F charter flights with packaging machines for COVID-19 associated materials from Frankfurt (Germany) to Atlanta (USA). Over 200 tons of mach...

More success for WFS in Madrid with AirBridgeCargo and Air China Cargo freighter handling contracts

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won two major contracts to handle AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) and Air China Cargo’s new freighter operations at Madrid Airport. AirBridgeCargo has appointed WFS to provide ramp handling for its three Boeing 747F flights a week to Madrid, while Air China...

SF Airlines launches first freighter route into Europe

SF Airlines launched its first intercontinental freighter route to Europe from China on 15 September when it flew a Boeing 747-400ERF to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. The Chinese carrier flew the freighter on a Wuxi-Chongqing-Frankfurt Hahn-Wuxi routing, its longest cargo connection to date. With a...

Saudia Cargo adds new freighter flights to JFK and to Nairobi

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has added a second additional weekly freighter flight from Jeddah to New York's JFK International Airport and a new four-weekly freighter service to Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The airline will fly a Boeing 747-400F on Tuesday and Thursday to JFK A...

AFKLMP reintroduces freighter route into Lusaka, Zambia

Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo has reintroduced Lusaka (Zambia) into its African freighter schedule after a three-year hiatus. The connection is AFKLMP’s 13th freighter destination in Africa. It will operate a Boeing 747F on the sector once a week from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)...

CargoLogicAir celebrates International Women’s Day

CargoLogicAir celebrated International Women’s Day on 8 March with its first all-female Boeing 747 crew deliver over 100 tonnes of cargo to Atlanta. Captain Jacqueline Robinson and First Officer Carina Krause became the first all-female crew to fly one of CargoLogicAir’s Boeing 747 Freighters...

Atlas Air expands 747F service agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines

Atlas Air has expanded its strategic agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) to add three NCA-owned Boeing 747-400 Freighters to the existing operation - bringing the total number of 747-400Fs operated on behalf of NCA to five. The incremental aircraft will be operated on key routes across the...

U-Freight helps bring power to the people of Chad

U-Freight Holland - the Dutch subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based freight forwarding and logistics company - has successfully handled the multimodal shipment of electricity power cables from Europe to Africa. The 16 rolls of transmission cables were required urgently in Chad, where the country’s ...

CargoLogicAir showcases its thoroughbred credentials with racehorse deliveries

CargoLogicAir (CLA) has shown its expertise in moving live animals with two Boeing 747 Freighter flights delivering elite racehorses from the United States to Europe. The UK's only maindeck cargo airline operated rhe flights at the end of October from Atlanta to London Stansted and from Chicago t...

CargoLogicAir makes key appointments to executive and management teams

British freighter carrier CargoLogicAir (CLA) has made appointments to its executive and management teams to supports its growth strategy, as it prepares to take delivery of its next Boeing 747 Freighter. Frank De Jong (pictured below) joins as chief operations officer. With a background as part ...

Atlas Air adds second freighter for Asiana Cargo

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings today announced that its Atlas Air unit has entered into an agreement to add a second Boeing 747-400 Freighter for Asiana Cargo. The aircraft will be operated by Atlas Air and be flown on key global routes across the fast-growing transpacific market, connecting South ...

ABC strengthens in Asia by adding Ho Chi Minh City to its network

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a new freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam - increasing maindeck capacity to and from one of the major manufacturing hotspots in Asia and adding it to its global network of more than 30 destinations. The Boeing 747F flight will link customers...

AirBridgeCargo adds twice-weekly freighter route to Budapest

AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines has added a new cargo destination for its European customers with the launch of bi-weekly frequencies to Budapest as it looks to tap into the growing volumes between Europe and Asia. The new route will be serviced utlising Boeing 747 freighters, and adds to the emerg...

ABC delivers 22-metre pipe to China on a 747F

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a 22-metre pipe for a solar energy project onboard one of its Boeing 747 Freighters for European customer Neele-Vat Air B.V through its abcXL product. Eight crates weighing around 20,000 kg and measuring 2200 x 50 x 50cm were loaded through the 747’...

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