LONDON – UPS has ordered 19 Boeing 767 freighters from UPS. The new aircraft are due for delivery between 2023 and 2025.
The announcement adds to a record breaking year for Boeing. The manufacturer has received 80 orders for new widebody freighters, and more than 80 for Boeing Converted Freighters.
“The Boeing 767 is the most versatile aircraft we operate,” said UPS U.S. Operations President Nando Cesarone. “Our plan to purchase 19 aircraft and take delivery between 2023 and 2025 aligns with the strategy and capital expenditure forecast shared during our June 2021 Investor and Analyst Day. It also supports our sustainability efforts by making our fleet more efficient and improving reliability,” he said.
UPS was the launch customer for the 767 freighter, and currently operate 79 aircraft, according to Planespotters.net. UPS also operate Airbus A300, Boeing 747, Boeing 757 and McDonnell Douglas MD-11s, totaling 287 aircraft.