PNG Air orders five more ATR turboprops

PNG Air's first ATR 72-600 turboprop, P2-ATR, at Port Moresby Airport on October 25 2015. (ATR)

Papua New Guinea carrier PNG Air has converted five options for ATR 72-600 turboprops into a firm order as part of fleet renewal plans. The airline, which operates domestically within Papua New Guinea, received its first ATR 72-600 in late 2015 as part of a deal comprising six aircraft on firm order and 14 … [Read more...]

Boeing secures new order for 747-8F

A supplied image of a Boeing 747-8F in UPS livery. (Boeing)

Boeing’s 747-8 program has received a signifiant boost with a new order from United Parcel Service (UPS) for up to 28 aircraft. The global freight and logistics company based in Atlanta has ordered 14 747-8Fs with an option for a further 14, Boeing said on Thursday (US time). “These aircraft are a … [Read more...]