The History of Flight

In our new animated graphic ‘The History of Flight’ we’ve highlighted some of the most important milestones from the past 112 years of aviation. From the Wright Brothers’ first twelve second flight over a North Carolinian beach, to the first ever jet-powered passenger aircraft, this animated short takes you on a journey through aviation history, ... Read the full article

Exclusive time-lapse videos: Boeing B747-400F loading cargo

The Boeing 747-400F is the all-cargo variant of the B747-400 family. Considered the reliable workhorse of the air cargo industry, the aircraft entered commercial service in 1993, and well-over 100 models have been delivered since. The B747-400F is widely used by Chapman Freeborn for cargo charters, as well as long term lease contracts. A main ... Read the full article

Global oil prices and the consumer

As many will have noted, or indeed witnessed, a large percentage of petrol stations across the UK are now extending this reduction in oil price to the consumer. This is a far cry from when the only movement the consumer saw was an upward rise or a steady levelling at best. Many consumers have rightfully ... Read the full article

A Michelin-starred culinary journey by private jet

With most people heading to London for the world class shopping on offer during the festive season, there are a few that visit for a different kind of experience. Chapman Freeborn has joined forces with COMO Hotels & Resorts to launch a new culinary journey by private jet. Your adventure begins with private jet transfers ... Read the full article

Exclusive: Download a free copy of the Air Cargo News Freighter Fleet Directory 2015

Download a free copy of the Freighter Fleet Directory – sponsored by Chapman Freeborn Airchartering. The annual Air Cargo News wall chart lists the fleets of over 150 cargo airlines worldwide. Download your complimentary PDF copy Too much choice? Trust the global aircraft charter specialists for all your cargo charter requirements. •             Global network of ... Read the full article

Black Friday amplifies China – US air cargo surge

Black Friday has existed in the US in various forms for over 40 years. However, it’s only in recent years that Black Friday has achieved notoriety as one of the most lucrative days of the year for US retailers and shoppers. Celebrated each year on the Friday following the US thanksgiving celebration, the event has ... Read the full article