New round of retirements prompts second look at 757 conversions

Will successful single-aisle delay introduction of newer types?

Aircraft traders and operators of freighter-converted 757-200s that had looked beyond the platform to newer types or larger-gauge aircraft are circling back amid a recent wave of retirements.   Some current 757 freighter operators see newly available feedstock as an opportunity to delay fleet renewal decisions. One large 757F operator told Cargo Facts it continues to evaluate 757 conversions either for growth, or to replace ageing […]

 

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