Airbus-Boeing Medium Widebody Freighter Future In Flux

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Boeing is running short of time for 767-300F replacement options, with production due to end in 2027 under ICAO environmental regulations.

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The slow-moving world of new widebody passenger aircraft should see a welcome uptick in activity in 2025, thanks to the introduction of the ultra-long-haul Airbus A350-1000 version for Qantas’ Project Sunrise and the long-delayed commercial debut of Boeing’s 777-9 stretched twinjet. Beyond these...
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