Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) returned the first of its freighters to service July 5, after its fleet was grounded for several days because of irregularities in maintenance records. Checks on maintenance records were completed for the first freighter, a Boeing 747-8F, allowing it to resume operations between Tokyo Narita Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The remainder of the NCA freighter fleet “will resume in sequence as soon as aircraft safety is ...

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