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EVA Air intends to finalize an order for five Boeing 777F freighters

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Boeing (Chicago, Seattle and Charleston) announced today at the Paris Air Show that EVA Air (EVA Airways) (Taipei) intends to purchase five 777F Freighters. The commitment, valued at more than $1.5 billion at list prices, represents the first 777 Freighters to join EVA’s fleet and will be posted to Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website once finalized.

The Taiwanese airline plans to use the new freighters to bolster its fleet in an effort to meet growing demand in the air cargo market.

EVA Airways currently operates more than 35 Boeing airplanes in its fleet, including 20 777-300 ERs. EVA is one of the world’s leading 777-300 ER operators with unfilled orders for 14 777-300 ERs – both direct purchased and leased. The carrier plans to grow its operational twin-aisle fleet to more than 60 airplanes by the end of 2025.

Image: Boeing.

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Turkish Airlines orders four additional Airbus A330-200F freighters

Turkish Airlines (Istanbul) has signed a firm order for the purchase of four additional A330-200F freighter aircraft. Operated by Turkish Cargo, a brand of Turkish Airlines, the additional aircraft will help to further boost the company’s expansion in the cargo market.

Turkish Airlines already operates five A330-200F freighters (above), and the additional order will enable them to quickly meet the growing cargo market demand.

Turkish Airlines operates the largest Airbus fleet in Turkey with a total of 139 Airbus aircraft in service. These include 91 single aisle aircraft, two A310 freighters, 17 A330-200s, 18 A330-300s, five A330-200Fs and six A340s.

The A330-200F is capable of carrying a payload of 65 to 70 tons, with a range of up to 4,000 nautical miles.

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A330-243F TC-JDS (msn 1418) taxies Zurich.

Turkish Airlines aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

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Nippon Cargo Airlines introduces a new livery with the new Boeing 747-800 freighters

Nippon Cargo Airlines-NCA (Tokyo-Narita) has introduced this new livery with the first new Boeing 747-800 freighters. The cargo airline has 15 copies on order.

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean. Boeing 747-8KZF JA13KZ (msn 36138) climbs gracefully into the sunny skies at Paine Field near Everett, Washington.

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