Who’s who in freighter conversions: Part III

Over the last two days we have examined the passenger-to-freighter conversion market, first with a look at the evolution of that market over the last two decades, and then with some thoughts on how rapidly demand for the currently popular types would fade now that the first of the new types has entered service. You […]

Aeronaves TSM continues expansion

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 […]

Shakeup down under

Changing business relationships in Australia and New Zealand are having a big impact on the air freight scene. Virgin Australia has for some time had an agreement with Australia-based forwarder and logistics services provider Toll Group, under which Toll managed the carrier’s Australian cargo (and used the Virgin Australia fleet to move much of its […]
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