Air freight growth: one-hit wonder or long-term trend?

Subscription Required By Judson Rollins Introduction January 13, 2022, © Leeham News: COVID-19 has upended the freight world, with air delivery now becoming relatively economical versus the high premium they previously commanded over sea freight. While air freight… Read More

Air freight demand explosion: a long-term trend?

Subscription Required By Judson Rollins Introduction October 18, 2021, © Leeham News: Much ink has been spilled over the surge in demand that has washed over every corner of the cargo world: air, sea, road, and rail. Amazon… Read More

The single-aisle freighters, 737-800BCF versus A320P2F.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   September 2, 2021, © Leeham News: In our series about freighters, we now look at domestic single-aisle freighters based on the Boeing 737-800 and the Airbus A320. The 737-800BCF is the follow-on… Read More

Can a passenger airliner run as a freighter with today’s tariffs? Part 4.

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction April 23, 2020, © Leeham News: We spent the last weeks checking if passenger airliners used as belly freighters make economic sense. With the present air freight prices, it does. The high… Read More

Shall passenger airliners run as freighters during the COVID-19 crisis?

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction April 6, 2020, © Leeham News: With the COVID-19 pandemic, the passenger traffic has ground to a halt in many countries. The airliners are parked and their crews sit idle. At the… Read More