The right aircraft age and price are about to intersect for the 767-300 and A330-200 -- helping to create a very different freighter market in five to seven years.
The old saying that old airplanes never die, they just fly freight, may be stretching a cliché a bit -- but not by much. Boeing's latest Commercial Market Outlook projects that by 2025, some 2,983 aircraft will be added to the worldwide freighter fleet, and 75 percent of them will be modified passenger or combi aircraft. If Boeing's predictions are true, the world freighter fleet will double, to 3,563 aircraft, which represents a slight increase from the company's forecast last year. ...
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