AEI adds conversion capacity

It’s a well-known fact among Cargo Facts readers that the market for narrowbody passenger-to-freighter conversions is hot, and that customers must queue-up to nab a conversion slot. Yesterday we reported that Bulgarian specialist cargo carrier, Cargo Air has ACMI-leased one of its 737s to a Greek passenger airline while it awaits a conversion slot. Shortly […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • April 18, 2017

Hot market prompts new AEI conversion center

Trying to secure a 737-Classic passenger-to-freighter conversion in 2017? Good luck, if you have not already nabbed a conversion slot. Conversion houses are facing unprecedented demand for narrowbody conversions, leaving the limited number of conversion lines with significant backlogs. Yesterday, Miami-based conversion house Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) selected Canada-based KF Aerospace as its fourth Authorized […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • February 28, 2017

Ethiopian’s first 737 Freighter

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 and first leased (by another lessor, […]
  • David Harris
  • September 19, 2013

Timelapse video of 737-400 conversion

PEMCO Conversion Timelapse from PEMCO on Vimeo. PEMCO converts a 737-400 from passenger to freighter configuration for Colt Aviation.
  • David Harris
  • September 11, 2013

First 737-400SF for HeavyLift

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
  • David Harris
  • January 31, 2011

MNG Airlines AEI B737-400SF

This is MNG’s first AEI B737-400SF 11 Position Conversion. AEI is the only company to offer a 10 AAA full height 737-400 Conversion. Photo: AEI / Robert T. Convey
  • David Harris
  • October 4, 2010