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Atlas orders 767 conversions

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has signed a contract with Boeing for the conversion of nine Boeing 767 passenger airplanes into freighters, Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Four of the orders were previously announced at the Farnborough Airshow in July, attributed to an unidentified customer. Boeing forecasts a need of 400 widebody conversions over the next two […]

Amazon shows Prime Air 767

Amazon has shown its first Boeing 767 cargo airplane in the colours of its own airline brand, Prime Air. The aircraft took part of the Seafair’s Air Show, an annual community celebration taking place in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle. The aircraft is a 767-300, operated by Atlas Air. The airplane is named ‘Amazon One’ and […]

Boeing becomes 100 today

Today is Boeing Day. Exactly a century ago, on 15 July 2015, William Boeing, owner of the Heath’s shipyard in Seattle, founded a new company. It was named ‘Pacific Aero Products Co’ and renamed ‘Boeing Airplane Company’ in 1917. The company started building seaplanes, mailplanes and fighters. Boeing’s first dedicated passenger aircraft was the three-engine, […]

Amazon leases Atlas Air 767s

Amazon has signed a contract for the lease of twenty Boeing 767-300 aircraft from Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) for a period of ten years. Amazon will use the aircraft to support its package delivery system. The contract includes the operation by Atlas Air Worldwide’s airline subsidiary Atlas Air of twenty converted freighters for Amazon on […]

Amazon leases 20 767 freighters

Internet retailer Amazon has signed a deal to lease 20 Boeing 767 Freighters in order to take more control over its logistic operations, speed up shipments and cut costs. The aircraft will be delivered by Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), the world’s largest owner of converted Boeing 767 freighters and parent of ABX Air and […]

WestJet receives first Boeing 767

The Canadian low-fare carrier Westjet has taken delivery of the first of four Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The airline will use the aircraft on new non-stop services from Canada to Europe and other regions of the world. The 767 features a new teal and blue maple leaf logo that will eventually appear on all WestJet aircraft. […]

Boeing production breaks record

Boeing has delivered 197 commercial aircraft in the second quarter of this year. That’s two aircraft more than the US aircraft manufacturer’s previous quarterly record set in the fourth quarter of 2014. Boeing handed over 128 737s, five 747s, four 767s, 26 777s and 34 787 Dreamliners. So far, Boeing has delivered 381 airplanes through […]