UPS has celebrated the delivery of its
50th Boeing 767-300 Freighter.
"The Boeing 767 Freighter is the workhorse of
our fleet," said UPS Airlines President Mitch Nichols. "This
versatile widebody is an important element in UPS's global
logistics network, helping us reach over 200 countries and
territories each day."
The 767 Freighter is based on the popular
767-300ER (extended range) passenger airplane. Able to carry
approximately 58 tons (52.7 tonnes) of revenue cargo with
intercontinental range, the 767 Freighter is ideal for developing
new long-haul, regional or feeder markets.
reliability - an industry measure of departure from the gate
within 15 minutes of scheduled time - is over 98% for the 767. UPS
boasts a 767 Freighter fleet reliability of over 99%.
In addition to the 50 767 Freighters, Boeing also
has delivered 75 757-200 Package Freighters and eight 747-400
Freighters to UPS. The Louisville, Kentucky-based logistics
services provider has nine more 767 Freighters on order.
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