GA Telesis signs up for a second B737 conversion with AEI

By Damian Brett

AEI B737-800SF

GA Telesis is exercising an option for a second B737-800SF freighter conversion with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI).

The second aircraft (MSN 28826) will commence modification at the end of January 2021 and is scheduled for redelivery in early May 2021. All modification touch labor will be performed by the authorised AEI Conversion Center, Commercial Jet, in Miami, Florida.

This news follows an announcement for the first B737-800SF awarded in July 2020.

“GA Telesis exercising its option aircraft immediately after the first order, solidifies their focus on the air cargo sector and further supports the outlook of the B737-800SF being the dominate freighter in the narrowbody market for decades to come,” said Robert Convey, AEI senior vice president sales & marketing.

The AEI converted B737-800SF freighter offers a maindeck payload of up to 23,904 kg and incorporates eleven full height 88” x 125” container positions, plus an additional position for an AEP/AEH.

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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]