Airplane of Sky Lease Cargo, excursion runway in Halifax Canada Cargo Aircraft 

Cargo plane suffers runway excursion in Canada

The incident happened when the aircraft landed in Halifax. Its four occupants were not injured. A Boeing 747-412F plane and registration N908AR, belonging to the airline Sky Lease Cargo, suffered a runway excursion after landing at the Halifax-Stanfield International Airport (YHZ), in eastern Canada. The aircraft took off from Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) at 01:02 local time and was ready to land on runway 14 in Halifax at 05:05 local time. For reasons that are unknown, there was a runway excursion that took the Boeing 200 meters beyond the end…

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Boeing 777 F Cargo Boeing Ethiopian Airlines 

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines sign agreement for four aircraft

The agreement was carried out at the Dubai Airshow and amounts to 1,300 million dollars. Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines signed an agreement in the Dubai Airshow for four cargo aircraft for a price that amounts to $ 1.3 billion dollars. The aircraft would be delivered to Ethiopian between 2018 and 2019. Two of them were a reaffirmation of a commitment that was announced in the month of June. In addition to freighters, the African airline is debating an option for a long-range 777x passenger plane that must enter service in…

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Beluga XL under construction Airbus Cargo Aircraft 

Advancing the construction of the first Beluga XL

The new Airbus Beluga XL, that began to be built by the end of 2016, takes form in the facilities of Toulouse. On April 12, Aernnova delivered in Toulouse, France, three pannels that will form part of the rear section of the fuselage. On May 30, Stelia Aerospace delivered the section of the cockpit, and in last days, delivered also the first section of the new upper fuselage, with dimensions of 8 meters in length, diameter 9 and 8 in height, with a weight of 2.1 tons. This piece, due to its large size, was…

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Cathay Pacific Cargo aircraft B747 Cathay Pacific 

Cathay Pacific will lease two B747 freighters from Atlas Air

The airline Cathay Pacific has signed an agreement with Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings for the wet-lease of two B747-8F from its Atlas Air unit. AAWH said in a statement the new B747-8F service is scheduled to begin this month of May, with the aircraft being deployed to supplement capacity on the existing network of Cathay Pacific Cargo. “This agreement underscores the strength of our cargo operations and our commitment to enhance the frequency of our services across our expanding global network,” Cathay Pacific Director Cargo Simon Large said. “We are very…

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