Older freighters look set for the scrap heap as capacity oversupply looms
Aged freighters are destined for scrappage, with the raft of new orders set to hit ...
The demand for B747 freighter conversions has really fallen off a cliff, reports Airline Cargo Management in this feature article, as there is already overcapacity of freighters with a number of newly produced aircraft currently parked and waiting employment; and notwithstanding the growing amount of freight that is carried in the bellies of passenger aircraft. However, it is not all bad news for conversion specialists, with demand growing for conversions of the narrowbody B737, which is increasingly popular amongst integrators and cargo airlines in emerging markets.
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