Martinair, part of Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, has placed a firm order for four new A350F freighter aircraft. The new aircraft emit over 40% less CO₂ and make 50% less noise than their predecessors and will replace the current Boeing 747 freighters from the second half of 2026. Maximum payload of the chosen configuration is 108 tonnes.
Adriaan den Heijer, executive vice president Air France-KLM Cargo and managing director of Martinair said: “In choosing the A350F, we are taking an important step to cut CO₂ emissions and noise pollution. I am very pleased with these new, technologically advanced aircraft joining the fleet, which fit well in the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo operation. For our customers, the versatility of the A350F is good news for the future. The new aircraft are an important addition, supplementing the belly capacity of our extensive intercontinental passenger fleet.”