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Boeing Launches 777-8 Freighter

Boeing launched the new 777-8 Freighter on January 31 and expanded its market-leading 777X and freighter families of jetliners with an order for up to 50 aircraft from one of the world’s largest cargo carriers, Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways will be the 777-8 Freighter launch customer with a firm order for 34 jets and options for 16 more, a total purchase that would be worth more than $20 billion at current ... [+]

BBAM Orders 12 Additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

Boeing and BBAM Limited Partnership (BBAM) announced on July 12 that the lessor is expanding its 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter fleet with 12 additional firm orders. The agreement brings BBAM’s 737-800BCF orders and commitments to 31 as e-commerce and express cargo markets continue to drive strong customer demand for freighters.BBAM ... [+]

Boeing Expands Capacity for 737-800BCF

As express and e-commerce markets continue to drive strong demand for production and converted freighters, Boeing announced on May 5 a new partnership with a Costa Rica-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider to create additional conversion capacity for the 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter. Boeing will open two 737-800BCF conversion lines ... [+]

Boeing re-delivers 50th 737-800BCF

Boeing re-delivered its 50th 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter the week of March 8. “As we reach this milestone less than three years after the first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter took to the skies, we at Boeing thank our customers for making the 737-800BCF the narrow body freighter of choice ... [+]

Atlas Air Worldwide Orders Four New Boeing 747-8 Freighters

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced it has ordered four new Boeing 747-8 freighters in a transaction that furthers the company’s strategic growth plan. The aircraft will enable the company to meet strong customer demand in the airfreight market, particularly the fast-growing e-commerce and express sectors. The company’s business model provides the flexibility to operate these ... [+]

Boeing Secures Order for Two 737-800’s

Responding to strong near and long-term express cargo demand, Aircraft Finance Germany (AFG) signed an agreement with Boeing for two 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Based on the popular Boeing Next-Generation 737, the 737-800BCF offers operators newer technology, lower fuel consumption and better reliability than other standard-body freighters. Primarily ... [+]

Boeing, Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding Announce Sweeping Freighter Package

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding today signed a package of agreements 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 Boeing 777 Freighters, confirmation of an order for five Boeing ... [+]

Boeing Opening Factory in UK

Boeing announced that it is investing $24.98 million to open its first production facility in Europe to make components for certain aircraft. The 25,000 square feet facility in Sheffield, UK will make actuators for Boeing's next-generation 737, 737 MAX and 777 aircraft, the company said. Actuation systems extend and retract wing ... [+]

Boeing Reports Third-Quarter Deliveries

The Boeing Company announced deliveries for its commercial operations for the third quarter of 2015. Major program deliveries during the third quarter, including a delivery under operating lease (which is identified by parentheses), were as follows:   Major Programs 3rd Quarter  2015 Year-to-Date  2015 Commercial Airplanes Programs 737 126 375 747 4 (1) 13 (1) 767 5 14 777 27 77 787 37 101 Total 199 580   [+]

Boeing CEO Comment on Pacific Trade Agreement Progress

Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing president and CEO, is positive about the progress being made on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a large free-trade agreement that would support U.S. export growth in some of the world's fast-growing markets. "Free-trade agreements create new opportunities for American companies and their workers,” Muilenburg said. “I thank the ... [+]

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