A Boeing 787 freighter, which model and how good? Part 2

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By Bjorn Fehrm


March 24, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we discussed the creation of a Boeing 787 freighter. It shall replace the Boeing 767-300F, which is running into emission rule problems in 2027.

After looking at what 787 variant makes for the best freighter, we now compare the economics of the 787, 767-300F, and A330-200F freighters.

Figure 1. The 767-300F freighter (top) and its possible replacements: 787-8F (middle) and 787-9F (bottom). Source: Leeham Co.

  • When a Boeing 787 freighter arrives at the decade’s end, its economics will change the freighter market's dynamics.

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