Amazon Giving Old Jets New Life Hurts Carbon-Reduction Goals

  • Date: 05-Oct-2020
  • Source: Bloomberg
  • Sector:Transport
  • Country:GCC
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Amazon Giving Old Jets New Life Hurts Carbon-Reduction Goals

Not all of the old fuel-guzzling planes sidelined by commercial airlines end up in a desert boneyard during the pandemic. Many find a second life in the fleets of Amazon and other cargo carriers.Amazon has been among the biggest lessors of converted Boeing 767s in the past five years as online shopping soared — even more so since Covid-19 struck. A limited choice of converted planes and efforts to cap costs have left the virtual retailer with some of the freight industry's oldest aircraft,