The French CMA CGM Group has received its first two first Boeing 777 Freighters, while it has announced the purchase of two additional ones.
At a ceremony signing held in Everett in Washington state of the United States, CMA CGM Air Cargo took delivery of its second Boeing 777 Freighter, after the reception of its first one on 31 May.
These planes both come from the order the company placed in spring 2021. The purchase of two Boeing 777 Freighters was the first direct order since the CMA CGM Group announced the launch of its dedicated air cargo transportation division in February 2021.
CMA CGM Air Cargo has also officially disclosed an order for two additional Boeing 777 Freighters. When delivered, the new planes will complete a fleet of at least 12 Boeing and Airbus aircraft by 2026. This additional order means that the CMA CGM Group will have a total of four Boeing 777 Freighters in its fleet.
Olivier Casanova, CEO of CMA CGM Air Cargo, stated, “With four Boeing 777 Freighters by 2024, complementing our existing fleet of 4 aircraft, CMA CGM Air Cargo will enlarge its network, linking Europe, Asia and America and provide a tailor-made range of transportation and logistics solutions to our clients, thanks to a modern, technically and environmentally efficient fleet.”