Silkway Airlines welcomes two new B747-800 freightersSilkway West fleet strengthened with two Boeing 747-800 Freighters, which will occupy airline's long haul destinations.
B747-800 Freighter is the latest development in freighters industry, the most advanced technology which allows achieving payload of 137 tons with wide range variety of cargos. The new aircraft took part on Tel Aviv – Honk Kong Intel project during last September. It was the first time for B747-800F to land Ben Gurion Airport
The new 747-8 Freighter gives cargo operators the lowest operating costs in its class while providing enhanced environmental performance. The airplane is optimized to provide greater revenue cargo-carrying capability than the 747-400, offering 16 percent more cargo volume while keeping its iconic nose door. With more than 340,000 hours in service, the 747-8 Freighters are achieving performance milestones with customers. To date, Boeing has delivered 49 747-8 Freighters.