Tag Archives: Boeing 747-200F

Kam Air to transition to an all-Airbus A320 fleet

Kam Air (Kabul, Afghanistan) has announced it will retire and change its Boeing fleet to an all-Airbus A320 fleet. The airline posted this short statement:

Kam Air plans to introduce a fleet of all Airbus A320 aircraft only to replace its existing Boeing fleet.The project to be completed in 6 months.

Top Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com (all others by Kam Air). Boeing 747-281F 4L-TZS (msn 24576) is pictured at Sharjah wearing a 2012 livery.

Kam Air aircraft slide show: AG Slide Show

Kam Air current fleet:

Kam Air fleet

Kam Air Fleet Photos

Kam Air A320 poster

Route Map:

Kam Air 11.2014 Route Map

Video TV commercial (in Afghan):

Kalitta Air acquires the 12 ex-Northwest Boeing 747-200Fs from Delta

Kalitta Air (2nd) (Ypsilanti) has acquired the retired fleet of 12 ex-Northwest Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-200F freighters from Delta Air Lines.

Copyright Photo: Roy Lock. Boeing 747-222B (SF) N645NW (msn 23736) of Northwest Airlines taxies to the cargo parking spot at Los Angeles before the merger.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings reports 2Q earnings of $32.7 million

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (New York-JFK) for the three months ended June 30, 2010, AAWW’s net income increased 188% to $32.7 million, or $1.25 per diluted share, on revenues of $356.2 million and pretax earnings of $61.7 million. Solid operating and financial results for the quarter compared with net income of $11.3 million, or $0.54 per share, on revenues of $240.0 million and pretax earnings of $17.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2009.

Excluding one-time items, adjusted net income in the second quarter of 2010 increased 319% to $47.5 million, or $1.82 per share, compared with $11.3 million, or $0.54 per share, in the second quarter of 2009. Pretax earnings in the second quarter of 2010 included a net expense of $16.2 million for anticipated legal settlements, as well as a $2.2 million gain on disposal of aircraft assets. There were no one-time items in the second quarter of 2009.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Atlas Air’s Boeing 747-2D7B (SF) N522MC (msn 21783) climbs majestically at Anchorage.

Northwest Airlines agrees to price fixing

Northwest Airlines-NWA (Minneapolis/St. Paul), now merged into Delta Air Lines (Atlanta), has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $38 million fine for conspiring to fix cargo prices according to this report by Reuters.

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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Now gone, NWA Cargo’s Boeing 747-251B (F) N632NW (msn 23112) climbs gracefully at Anchorage.

Evergreen International has a tentative agreement with its flight crews

Evergreen International Airlines (Marana) crewmembers, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) reached a tentative agreement that will result in a new contract if ratified by the crewmembers. Mediated contract talks ended on April 16 when the pilots’ negotiating committee achieved the tentative agreement with their management.

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Copyright Photo: Jay Selman. Boeing 747-230F N490EV (msn 24138) prepares to land at New York (JFK).

MK Airlines ceases operations

MK Airlines (Ostend) ceased all operations on April 9 and surrendered its AOC on April 12.

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Copyright Photo: Keith Burton. Boeing 747-2R7F 9G-MKL (msn 21650) prepares to land at Manston.