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Old 22nd Apr 2019, 07:34
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Join Date: Nov 2002
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Originally Posted by krismiler View Post
Freighters tend to fly less than pax aircraft, generally working at night and parking up during the day. This makes operating older aircraft economical as their higher fuel consumption is offset by flying less hours and there is plenty of time to do the increased maintenance required during the day when the engineers arenít on overtime rates of pay.
Our MD11ís are operating on average 16hours per day....
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