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GECAS places launch order for AEI 737-800 P-to-F

GECAS places launch order for AEI 737-800 P-to-F

Conversions, Premium Newswire June 19, 2015 at 10:26 am

The narrowbody freighter boom continues. Aircraft lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) closed the Paris Air Show with the announcement of an order with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc for up to twenty 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversions. AEI was the first of the conversion houses to announce the formal launch of a P-to-FRead More

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire June 9, 2015 at 10:47 am

Several weeks ago, we reported that Bedek Aviation Group, the MRO and conversion arm of Israel Aerospace Industries, had launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program for the Boeing 737-700. Bedek has now confirmed the -700 program, and also announced the formal launch of a similar P-to-F program for the 737-800. BedekRead More

A new door for the CRJ200

A new door for the CRJ200

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) reached a milestone in its CRJ200 SF passenger-to-freighter conversion program in early May with the cutting of the door (see photos below). AEI said the door cutting marked the mid-point in the overall modification process and added that it was on schedule for certification for lateRead More

Launch orders for new narrowbody conversion programs

Launch orders for new narrowbody conversion programs

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire April 21, 2015 at 5:25 am

HONG KONG — Launch orders totaling 92 passenger-to-freighter conversions were announced for 737-800 and A320 conversion programs at the fourth annual Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong today. Aeronautical Engineers Inc launched their 737-800 P-to-F program at last year’s Cargo Facts Asia, and today confirmed launch orders for a total ofRead More

Breaking news: IFL Group launches CRJ P-to-F

Breaking news: IFL Group launches CRJ P-to-F

Conversions, News December 19, 2014 at 10:57 am

News broke just minutes ago that Bombardier had secured a launch customer for the CRJ200 passenger-to-freighter program it launched a year ago in partnership with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. We will examine the program, and the launch order, in detail next week, but in the interest of getting the news outRead More

A month of broken cargo records

A month of broken cargo records

Airports, Carriers, Conversions, News, Traffic December 16, 2014 at 10:11 am

In yesterday’s post about the strength of air freight demand in November, we noted that two of the companies reporting – Hong Kong International Airport and Etihad Airways – achieved record volumes. But that turns out to be only the tip of this particular iceberg, as records continued to fall.Read More

Keeping track of the narrowbody conversion programs

Keeping track of the narrowbody conversion programs

Conversions, News November 4, 2014 at 11:14 am

How many narrowbody conversion programs does the world need? When Aeronautical Engineers Inc announced the launch of a 737-800 P-to-F conversion program at the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong this spring, we did not expect AEI would have the field to itself for long. But just six monthsRead More

Narrowbody fleet, Part III

Narrowbody fleet, Part III

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire October 21, 2014 at 8:31 am

Last week we began a three-part analysis of the worldwide narrowbody freighter fleet with a look at who is operating the 546 freighters of nine main types in the fleet. Yesterday we continued by breaking down the fleet in three ways: type-by-type, by end user, and by geographical region. Today, we will conclude with lookRead More