AEI to convert B737 for Nauru Airlines

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc (AEI) will provide Nauru Airlines with a 10-pallet position B737-300SF freighter conversion.

The flag carrier airline of the Republic of Nauru will use the AEI B737-300SF freighter to transport fresh food, mail, medicines and other freight from various points in the Pacific. The freighter will also be used to support charter flights in the region.

Modifications to the aircraft (MSN 28732) will begin at Commercial Jet’s Miami, Florida facility in late May 2020.

The AEI-converted, 10-pallet configuration B737-300SF freighter offers a main deck payload of up to 19,460 kg and incorporates an Ancra CLS capable of carrying:

  • Eight 88”x125” Full Height AAA Containers or pallets
  • One AEP or AEH (size 53” x 88”) in Position 1
  • One AEP or AEH (size 53” x 88”) or AKE, AKN or LD3 (size 60.4”x61.5”) or AYY (size 61.5”x88”x56”) containers in Position 10.
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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector. After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015. Contact me on [email protected]