Post Tagged with: "Aeronautical Engineers"

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

AEI signs 737NG licensing agreement with Boeing

AEI signs 737NG licensing agreement with Boeing

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire October 13, 2014 at 10:28 am

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

Wait a minute, you can’t do this to a narrowbody!

Wait a minute, you can’t do this to a narrowbody!

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire September 15, 2014 at 4:29 pm

The narrowbody passenger-to-freighter conversion market has been hot for the last several years, and conversion houses are constantly upgrading their existing programs and introducing new ones to match the growing demand. But let’s be honest: there really aren’t that many active conversion programs, and they’re all based on the prettyRead More

Swiftair orders four 737-400 conversions from AEI

Swiftair orders four 737-400 conversions from AEI

Carriers, Conversions, News, Premium Newswire September 11, 2014 at 10:50 am

Spain-based Swiftair placed a firm order for four 737-400 P-to-F conversions from Aeronautical Engineeers Inc, with an option for an additional four. The first aircraft (24438, ex-Samair) is in conversion at the Commercial Jet facility in Miami, the second (24445, ex-Wat Phnom Airlines) will enter conversion at the same facilityRead More

Another freighter for Yangtze River Express

Another freighter for Yangtze River Express

News August 12, 2014 at 9:53 am

Shanghai-based all-cargo carrier Yangtze River Express (YRE, a subsidiary of the Hainan Air Group) took redelivery today of a 737-400F (29915, ex-Hainan Airlines), following conversion by Aeronautical Engineers Inc, at the Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services facility at Shanghai’s Pudong Airport. The redelivery brings YRE’s freighter fleet to a total ofRead More

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

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