Airlines looking to add spice with freighters as confidence in cargo soars

July 9, 2018 Alex Lennane

Newfound confidence in air freight after a bumper 2017 and surging e-commerce sales, is seeing more passenger airlines look to freighters.
Spicejet, a low-cost Indian passenger carrier, is to receive its first freighters this month, 737-800BCFs, according to Business Standard.
An official said the carrier would start operations between the metro cities and gradually evolve to offering international destinations.
The plan, first mooted in 2015, is ambitious: SpiceJet said it had two 737-800s undergoing conversion ...

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