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Freighter conversion – a story in photos

Freighter conversion – a story in photos

Conversions, News, Photos+Videos June 25, 2014 at 10:11 am

In September 1999, Japan Transocean Air took delivery of a 737-400, msn 29487. The carrier, a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, operated the aircraft from its hub in Naha, Okinawa, until late last year when it was acquired by DHL Express as a candidate for conversion to freighter configuration. DHL wasRead More

DHL ramps up 737  operations in the Americas

DHL ramps up 737  operations in the Americas

Conversions, Express, Premium Newswire June 17, 2014 at 9:08 am

US-based Southern Air took redelivery of the second of five 737-400Fs (27674, ex-Malaysia Airlines) it will operate for DHL Express on a CMI basis in the Americas. Conversion of the aircraft to freighter configuration was done by  Aeronautical Engineers Inc at Commercial Jet’s Dothan facility. This is part of aRead More

The changing freighter fleet

The changing freighter fleet

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, News, Traffic June 9, 2014 at 11:14 am

It’s been a busy month for freighter aircraft transactions. Regular visitors to this site will have seen a steady stream of reports chronicling the resurgence in demand for medium widebody freighters. Amerijet International, Cargojet, Star Air, and Uzbekistan Airways have all ordered or acquired freighter-converted 767-300s. And while there haveRead More

AEI launches 737-800 conversion programs

AEI launches 737-800 conversion programs

Aircraft, Conversions April 1, 2014 at 5:48 am

HONG KONG — There was much interest in the four sessions held here today at Cargo Facts Asia, but the big news was undoubtedly the formal launch at the event of a 737-800 Passenger-to-Freighter and Passenger-to-Combi conversion program by US-based Aeronautical Engineers (AEI). We will analyze the program in detailRead More

Farnair takes 45% stake in Thailand’s K-Mile Air

Farnair takes 45% stake in Thailand’s K-Mile Air

Carriers, Express March 19, 2014 at 12:20 pm

Switzerland-based Farnair acquired the 45% stake in Thailandbased K-Mile Air formerly held by Malaysia’s Transmile Group. As part of the agreement, Farnair will place a 737-400F (28492, recently redelivered to Farnair by Aeronautical Engineers Inc) with K-Mile, replacing the carrier’s single 727-200F (22080),which it recently parked. Farnair has long been a turboprop freighter operator, but lastRead More

Ethiopian’s first 737 Freighter

Ethiopian’s first 737 Freighter

Photos+Videos September 19, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Cargo Facts recently reported on the delivery of Ethiopian Cargo’s first 737-400SF, two weeks ago, as part of a report on the carrier’s new West African cargo hub in Lomé, Togo. The aircraft (msn: 28493), on lease from Aviation Capital Group, was built in 1996 as a passenger aircraft andRead More

AEI MD-80SF First Flight

AEI MD-80SF First Flight

Photos+Videos October 12, 2012 at 5:08 pm

The worlds first MD80SF takes to the air in Miami FL. Photo: AEI/Robert T. Convey

First 737-400SF for HeavyLift

First 737-400SF for HeavyLift

Photos+Videos January 31, 2011 at 1:42 pm

A few photos of HeavyLift’s first B737-400SF freighter which will operate in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the Pacific Islands. Photos Courtesy AEI/Robert T. Convey