Three Points: Airbus & Boeing freighters, swappable aircraft batteries, Cockpit Casual
Issue No. 44
Amazon Air set to add ATR turboprops to freighter fleet
A large turboprop freighter opens a new front in its strategy as it expands its reach to smaller...
Amazon’s fleet looks different if it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight
The courier on the ground will drive Amazon’s air network in challenge to FedEx and UPS.
Retail, not logistics, is Amazon Air’s lodestar in UPS & FedEx fight
Amazon Air will be successful, it doesn’t mean that UPS and FedEx won’t.
Amazon is building an empire in the sky, but it’s no FedEx or UPS
UPS and FedEx are built around delivering overnight to anywhere. That's not Amazon's game.
Engines for A330 freighter will propel or stall its prospects
Decisions made by Airbus in the late 1980s are guiding the future second act for the A330 as a converted...
Three Points: Martian first flight, Alaska joins oneworld, saving United 1175
Issue No. 39
Airbus’s A330 path to cargo conversion success faces an uphill battle
The A330 can be a good freighter, but the aircraft’s peculiarities offer a challenge to owners and...
FedEx and Sikorsky quietly begin single-pilot tests for cargo airliners
A modified ATR 42 began flight trials last week in Connecticut as part of an effort to test technology...
Three Points: Russia’s western aerospace uncoupling, the vaccine airlift, U.S. recovery exceeding forecast
Issue No. 36