Post Tagged with: "PEMCO"

Expanded STC for IPR

January 1, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Switzerland-based IPR Conversions received an extension to its EASA-issued ATR conversion STCs, and can now perform conversions on variants of the ATR42/72-500 series. The newly-expanded STC covers both its large cargo door and structural tube conversions. Until now, all of IPR’s conversion have been completed in Toulouse. A steady flowRead More

Longhao charts course for launch

Longhao charts course for launch

December 15, 2016 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Over the course of this month, China-based Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group’s cargo airline start-up, Longhao Airlines, made major progress towards entering into commercial service. Not only has it taken delivery of its first freighter-converted 737-300F aircraft, but the airline also appears to have been granted an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) fromRead More

YTO Express takes 4th 737-300F, may have firmed 10 737-800BCF options

YTO Express takes 4th 737-300F, may have firmed 10 737-800BCF options

July 6, 2016 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Last month, YTO Express Airlines took delivery of its fourth freighter-converted 737-300. Yesterday evening, on 5 July, the plane took off on its maiden flight to Beijing Capital (PEK) from Hangzhou’s Xiaoshan (HGH) airport sporting YTO livery. YTO is leasing the ex-Donghai Airlines freighter (24916) from GECAS, and plans toRead More

Narrowbody freighters III – The conversion market

Narrowbody freighters III – The conversion market

October 19, 2015 at 10:46 am 2 comments

Today we conclude our three-part analysis of the narrowbody jet freighter fleet with a look at the present and future passenger-to-freighter conversion market. In Part I we provided a detailed snapshot of the current fleet – the view from 10,000 meters, so to speak. In Part II we analyzed the fleet on a type-by-typeRead More

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

June 9, 2015 at 10:47 am 0 comments

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

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

PEMCO launches 737NG conversion program

PEMCO launches 737NG conversion program

October 24, 2014 at 9:19 am 1 comment

MIAMI — The big news from the Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium here today is the formal launch of a 737-700 and 737-800 conversion program by PEMCO World Air Services. Company President Kevin Casey, speaking on the narrowbody freighter session at the Symposium this morning, announced the formal launch of a multi-platformRead 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