Intrepid Aviation has announced the acquisition of a new 747-8 Freighter (747-8F) from the Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), the company aid.
The aircraft was placed on long-term lease with AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, and one of the world´s air freight operators.
This is the second of two new 747-8F aircraft that Intrepid acquired from Boeing and leased to ABC this year. Distinguished by its nose loading capability, the 747-8F is a unique aircraft that will play a central role in the global logistics and supply chain for decades to come.
The delivery is in keeping with ABC´s plan to become an all-B747-8 Freighter operator over the next several years. The aircraft will enter service with ABC as it enjoys a very strong growth trajectory in 2017, with year-on-year cargo volume up over 15% through July.
Intrepid Aviation is a privately held commercial aircraft lessor. Intrepid and its team of experienced professionals invest in and manage a fleet of modern, in demand commercial jet aircraft on long-term lease to airline customers worldwide. It is headquartered in Stamford with offices in Dublin and Singapore.