Mexico-based Aeronaves TSM ordered two CRJ200 P-to-F conversions from Aeronautical Engineers, Inc [FATs 003688 – 3689]. The aircraft to be converted are units 7356 (ex-Air Uganda) and 7392 (ex-Air Mali). Both conversions are scheduled for redelivery this year.
In other TSM news, ch-aviation reports that the carrier is now operating three DC-9-30Fs on a short-term ACMI basis in the overnight domestic express network of fellow Mexican carrier Estafeta Cargo Aerea [FATs 003690 – 3692]. Until 2 April, TSM will operate four weekly frequencies on each of the following routes, Monday through Thursday:
- Ciudad Juarez to San Luis Potosí via Chihuahua
- Hermosillo to San Luis Potosí
- La Paz to San Luis Potosí via Culiacán
On Saturday and Sunday, the aircraft will operate in a circular rotation on a La Paz-Culiacán-Chihuahua-San Luis Potosí-La Paz route. In addition to the ACMI-leased DC-9Fs, Estafeta’s fleet includes four 737-300Fs and two CRJ100Fs.