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freighter

1. a ship or aircraft designed for transporting cargo
2. a person concerned with the loading or chartering of a ship

freighter

[′frād·ər]
(engineering)
A ship or aircraft used mainly for carrying freight.
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Emirates SkyCargo is delighted to start our weekly freighter operations to Luxembourg, said Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo.
Emirates SkyCargo's new freighter service facilitates increased connectivity between Cargolux's hub at Luxembourg and Emirates SkyCargo's hub at Dubai adding to the thrice weekly freighter service that Cargolux operates to Dubai World Central.
Spectre is a provider of aircraft, engines and aftermarket material solutions for commercial, cargo and government operators, and specializes in the sale and lease of mid-life passenger and freighter aircraft and engines, and long-term maintenance and material management.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 16, 2015-China Postal orders 10 Next-Generation 737 converted freighters
Our freighters play a major role in our network strategy, and with the addition of Columbus to our freighter schedule, we will be able to connect businesses in the US mid-west and the rest of our global network through our Dubai hub," said Nabil Sultan, Emirates' divisional senior vice-president, cargo.
The number of airplanes in the worldwide freighter fleet will increase by more than half during the next 20 years, as demand for air cargo services more than doubles.
Korean Air is, with the delivery, the first airline in the world to operate both the 747-8 and 777 Freighters.
Dubai Qatar Airways, which has been looking to expand its freight business, will no longer be looking to convert its A330 passenger aircraft into freighters.
We are excited about this latest addition to our dedicated Crystal Cargo freighter fleet and we expect the 777 freighter to deliver exceptional value to us and to our customers," said Kevin Knight, Etihad chief planning and strategy officer, who also leads the Etihad Crystal Cargo division.
Roy Kinnear, executive vice president of Etihad Crystal Cargo, said the new A330-200 freighter aircraft was a key part of the airline's freighter fleet.
Boeing claimed that the 747-8 Freighter is the new high-capacity 747 that would give cargo operators the lowest operating costs and best economics of any freighter airplane while providing enhanced environmental performance.
The worlds largest and most capable twinjet freighter will help FedEx Express deliver more cargo even faster, allowing the carrier to offer customers greater flexibility.