Qatar Cargo first to adopt fireproof containers

Qatar Airways has become the first cargo carrier to adopt Safran Cabin’s new Fire Resistant Container (FRC) taking delivery of an initial batch on 29 September in Doha, Qatar. Over the next five years, it will replace its entire fleet of more than 10,000 ULDs with the design, aiming to exchange 70% of the units during 2022. Qatar Airways Cargo said its decision stemmed from the increased risk posed by lithium battery ... [+]

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