AMERICAS: Guggenheim cancels two of four B747-8Fs
Global aircraft lessor, Guggenheim Aviation Partners (GAP), has canceled two of its four B747-8 freighter orders with Boeing. GAP chief executive officer, Steve Rimmer, said that existing freighters parked in the desert may be sufficient for its purposes in this current market slump. Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬™ve never seen this quantity of freighters before in the desert,Ã¢â‚¬Â he […]
February 1, 2010
Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬™ve never seen this quantity of freighters before in the desert,Ã¢â‚¬Â he said. Ã¢â‚¬Å“This time we wonÃ¢â‚¬™t see the market pick up fast because thereÃ¢â‚¬™s a lot of good quality aircraft in the desert.Ã¢â‚¬Â
BoeingÃ¢â‚¬™s orders for the 747-8 freighter now stand at 76, the first of which is to be delivered to Cargolux in the fourth quarter.