The factory freighters, Boeing’s 767-300F versus Airbus’ A330-200F

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Introduction  
August 26, 2021, © Leeham News: In our series about freighters, we try to understand why the Boeing 767 factory freighter, the 767-300F, has outsold the Airbus entry, the A330-200F, six to one. In the passenger variants, the Airbus A330 is the more popular model with a 30% delivery advantage. We model the freighters to understand any technical and operating economics differences; then we complement with market observations.

UPS was the launch customer for the 767-300F, with first delivery in October 1995.

Summary
  • The Boeing 767 freighter is the market’s most successful widebody freighter after the Boeing 777F.
  • It has, over the years, trumped the Airbus entry, A330-200F six to one in sales and five to one in deliveries. We investigate why?

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