UPS signed a contract for 10 A380 freighters, firming a commitment it made in January. At that time, UPS cut its A300F order from 90 to 53 and committed to 10 A380s and 10 options (ATWOnline¸ Jan. 11). Deliveries are scheduled between 2009 and 2012. No engine has been selected. The order is worth approximately $2.9 billion at list prices. UPS currently operates 47 A300Fs. The A380F will carry a freight load of 330,000 lb. on three decks with a capacity of 40,000 cu. ft. and a ...

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