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Launch orders for new narrowbody conversion programs

Launch orders for new narrowbody conversion programs

April 21, 2015 at 5:25 am 0 comments

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

December 19, 2014 at 10:57 am 1 comment

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

December 16, 2014 at 10:11 am 0 comments

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

November 4, 2014 at 11:14 am 0 comments

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

October 21, 2014 at 8:31 am 0 comments

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

Narrowbody fleet, Part II

Narrowbody fleet, Part II

October 20, 2014 at 8:03 am 0 comments

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. Today we continue by breaking down the fleet in three ways: type-by-type, by end user, and by geographical region. Tomorrow, we will concludeRead More

The changing narrowbody freighter fleet

The changing narrowbody freighter fleet

October 17, 2014 at 10:54 am 2 comments

What is the most popular freighter aircraft in the world? We haven’t conducted a survey, but we’d be willing to bet that if you asked most people in the air freight industry, their answer would be “The 747-400F.” But they’d be wrong. To our knowledge, there are currently 191 747-400Read More

AEI signs 737NG licensing agreement with Boeing

AEI signs 737NG licensing agreement with Boeing

October 13, 2014 at 10:28 am 0 comments

US-based conversion specialist Aeronautical Engineers Inc signed an agreement to license Boeing engineering data to develop its 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversion. Last week we reported on a new widebody conversion program, this week we follow up with the latest on the narrowbody conversion market. AEI formally launched its 737-800 P-to-F programRead More