Energy Conservation Aircraft Noise, and the Bottom Line 801070
The established distribution system is in the process of being restructured to combat the effects of high cost energy, inflation and environmental restrictions. As a part of this system, the air freight industry, also, must re-examine its options in equipment, energy reduction, financial risk and services offered. In the area of investment and energy reduction a cost effective solution is already available. That is, equip a portion of the existing cargo fleet with new technology, quiet, fuel efficient engines. Ten airlines have stepped up to this solution and are re-engining their fleets of DC8 aircraft with CFM56 engine.