Cargolux might be looking to buy five Boeing 747-8F; this agreement would cost $1.9bn (list). The plan is for a joint venture project between Cargolux and its 35% shareholder Henan Civil Aviation Development & Investment (HNCA) and be headquartered in Zhengzhou,...
Almost lost amidst the acrimony and controversy over a delay in the delivery of the first 747-8F to Cargolux, which finally occurred yesterday, is the fact that the first of the new generation GEnx engines has entered service. The GEnx-2B engines power the 747-8, and...
While in Seattle to take delivery of his airline’s 100th airplane, Qatar CEO’s Mr Al Baker shared that the reason Cargolux had not taken delivery is related to a 2.7% fuel-burn shortfall on the new freighter’s GE engines. Since Qatar now owns 35% of...
Last week it was Cargolux deferring deliveries with a dispute, now Atlas Air, the second 747-8F customer scheduled for deliveries, has taken its options to cancel its first three aircraft orders, deferring deliveries of its nine remaining orders to later this year,...
In an embarrassment for Boeing, Cargolux has postponed the initial delivery of the 747-8F scheduled for Monday, resulting in a PR disaster for Boeing. Rather than reporting the success of the 747-8 first delivery, the global media descending on Seattle will now...
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