Icelandair Cargo takes delivery of second Boeing 767 converted freighter

Source: Icelandair

Icelandair Cargo has taken delivery of its second Boeing 767-300 converted freighter and carried out the aircraft’s first flight to Liege Airport.

The aircraft (TF-ISP) is named ‘Heimaey’ and joins the carrier’s first 767-300 converted freighter, received in December.

“Our second Boeing 767 freighter, TF-ISP (Heimaey), came home to Iceland yesterday in her new livery from Shannon, Ireland,” said Icelandair Cargo in a LinkedIn update.

“Heimaey is ready to serve our markets on both sides of the Atlantic and was put straight to work with her first flight being to Liege, Belgium, late last night.”

In 2021, Icelandair announced it would sell two B767-300ER aircraft to Titan Aircraft Investments (TAI) for conversion into freighters and lease back to the airline.

Both of the 767 conversions were carried out by ST Engineering.

The airline also has two 757-200Fs.

With its long range and high carrying capacity, the 767-300 freighter can serve a wide variety of markets and transport a wide variety of goods.

The aircraft can be configured in several ways, with up to 24 ULD’s with PAG/P1P side by side configuration on main deck and additionally 11 ULD’s on lower deck, with four PMC’s and seven DQF containers, said Icelandair Cargo on its website.

Uplift is up to 49 tonnes capacity depending on flight route and the nature of cargo.

The 757-200 mid-size narrowbody freighter is ideal for short to medium-haul routes and suits freight transportation between Europe and North America.

The aircraft can carry 15 PAG/P1P unit loading devices on the cargo main deck and additionally loose loaded freight can be carried in the below compartments.

Uplift capacity range is from 34 tons to 38 tons depending on aircraft version, flight route, and cargo type.

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