767 Freighter

From:         Stephen L Nicoud <stephen@boeing.com>
Date:         18 Jan 93 20:07:04 PST
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  1-15-93

  UPS LAUNCHES 767 FREIGHTER WITH ORDER FOR UP TO 60

  United Parcel Service launched the 767 Freighter program today with
  an order for up to 60 of the twinjets.  The order is for 30 firm
  aircraft and 30 options.

  Detailed design engineering is beginning immediately.  The design
  will be complete, and production will begin in the second quarter of
  1994.

  The first airplane will roll off Everett's production line and enter
  flight testing in the second quarter of 1995, with certification and
  delivery scheduled in October 1995.  UPS has not selected engines
  for the airplane, which is based on the 767-300 extended-range
  airframe.
  
  The 767 Freighter will be capable of carrying 56 tons of maximum
  revenue payload 3,000 nautical miles, or 45 tons as far as 4,000
  nautical miles.  The package-delivery firm will use the airplanes on
  international, transoceanic and domestic flights.

  The purchase is the largest order for all-cargo aircraft ever
  received by Boeing.  Dick Oehme, UPS Airlines president and chief
  operating officer, said, "Our announcement today demonstrates UPS's
  long-term commitment to provide reliable, on-time, worldwide service
  for our customers."
  
  The Atlanta-based firm delivers 3 billion packages a year, operates
  130,000 delivery vehicles, and operates and has on firm order 197
  airplanes.