Tag: Farnborough International Airshow

Cargolux selects 777-8 freighter as preferred replacement for 747-400 fleet

Boeing and Cargolux today announced that Europe's largest all-cargo airline has selected the 777-8 Freighter as the preferred solution to replace its 747-400 fleet. The selection was announced at the Farnborough International Airshow. "With the 777-8 Freighter being the preferred solution to...

UK commits to net zero domestic aviation by 2040

(Renewables Now) - The UK government on Tuesday presented its Jet Zero strategy, targeting net zero emissions for domestic aviation and zero emissions for all airports in England by 2040. The strategy, which was launched at Farnborough International Airshow and builds on the UK’s Net Zero plan,...

Farnborough International Airshow returns after four years

The atmosphere at Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) this Monday was one of anticipation and excitement. The first Farnborough Airshow since the pandemic was a very welcome return for the aviation industry and aerospace enthusiasts. 1,500 exhibitors from over 96 countries flooded through the g...

Farnborough International to host second global online event

By Edward Robertson Farnborough International has announced FIA Connect, the world’s only major digital trade event for the aerospace and defence industries, will take place on 13 – 15 July, 2021. The free to attend on-line event marks the second in a series developed to bridge the gap be...

FIA18: more cooperation needed on humanitarian logistics

The lack of cooperation between NGOs and the aviation industry when it comes to humanitarian relief logistics projects is costing lives and more needs to be done, delegates at the Farnborough International Airshow heard yesterday. A panel discussed the future of the humanitarian air cargo supply ...

FIA18: Astral Aviation signs drone deals and plans African network

African cargo carrier Astral Aviation has signed a letter of intent with Falcon Drones Technology to acquire two Lucas-F250 drones and has also outlined plans to develop a drone network across Africa, starting in Kenya next year. Speaking at the Farnborough International Airshow today, chief exec...

FIA18: Volga-Dnepr and CargoLogicAir sign MOU with Liege Airport

Volga-Dnepr Group and strategic partner CargoLogicAir signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on strategic cooperation with Liege Airport at the Farnborough International Airshow today. The aim is of the MOU is to strengthen their positions in the European market through the development of a r...

FIA18: e-commerce boom proving challenging as it is continues to grow

E-commerce is certainly driving air cargo and presents both opportunities and challenges and is causing disruption across the industry, delegates at the Farnborough International Airshow heard yesterday. The boom in the sector has led to a strain on capacity while the likes of Alibaba and Amazon ...

FIA18: aircraft orders top $50bn on day two at the Farnborough International Airshow

Day two of the Farnborough International Airshow yesterday saw a further $51.4 billion in aircraft deals - adding to the more than $40bn on the first day. More than 530 aircraft were ordered yesterday, bringing the total value of aircraft ordered at the Airshow so far to $95.5bn. The aviation ...

FIA18: GECAS orders 35 737-800 Boeing converted freighters

Aircraft lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has today reached an agreement with Boeing for 35 additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. The deal, which includes 20 firm orders and an option for 15 more, would take GECAS' 737-800BCF orde...

FIA18: Volga-Dnepr confirms order for 5 747Fs and intends to buy 29 777Fs

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding today signed a package of agreements with Boeing that will further optimize the cargo transportation leaders' airplane fleet and global operations. The deals, announced at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, includes a letter of intent to acquire 29...

FIA18: $46.4bn worth of aircraft deals on day one

The Farnborough International Airshow saw $46.4 billion in deals announced yesterday, surpassing the figure achieved on the first day of the 2016 Airshow which stood at $23bn. Orders were placed for 311 civil aircraft across the show worth $43.6bn. More than $2.8bn in engine orders were also anno...

FIA18: DHL Express orders 14 Boeing 777Fs

DHL Express today ordered 14 777 Freighters with Boeing at the Farnborough International Airshow as part of its fleet renewal programme. The express carrier also has purchase rights for seven additional 777F which have a payload of 102 tonnes and it part of the $4.7 billion deal. The order wil...

FIA18: Qatar Airways finalises order for five Boeing 777Fs

Qatar Airways today finalised an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters at the Farnborough International Airshow. The deal was signed by Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker and Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO, Kevin McAllister and is valued at $1.7 billion at current list pri...

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