SINGAPORE: Jett8 leases 747-400 freighter from Jade

For Jett8, which commenced operations a short while ago with a B747-200F provided by Nippon Cargo Airlines, the 747-400 freighter brings better operating economics at a time when soaring fuel prices are undermining the viability of the fuel-thirsty 747-200 freighter onmany sectors. Jett8 now has two 747-200Fs in service, which fl y to points in […]


For Jett8, which commenced operations a short while ago with a B747-200F provided by Nippon Cargo Airlines, the 747-400 freighter brings better operating economics at a time when soaring fuel prices are undermining the viability of the fuel-thirsty 747-200 freighter onmany sectors.

Jett8 now has two 747-200Fs in service, which fl y to points in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, but its Dubai-Manchester Luxembourg run is to be canceled and replaced by services to the Netherlands, Sweden, China and India. The carrier will field the Jade aircraft initially on routes from its Singapore base to Amsterdam and the Swedish city of Malmo, Bangalore, Chennai and Hong Kong.