Freighter Conversions

MNG Airlines orders A330-300 freighter conversions

By Roger Hailey

Turkish cargo operator MNG Airlines has ordered two Airbus A330-300 freighter conversions from EFW, the joint venture between ST Engineering…

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Kenya Airways ups cargo capacity with Dreamliners’ seat removal

By Rachelle Harry

Kenya Airways is increasing its cargo capacity by removing the seats from two of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The carrier…

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AEI to carry out additional ten B737-800SF conversions for Aero Capital

By Rachelle Harry

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has been awarded a contract to carry out an additional ten B737-800SF freighter conversions for lessor…

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Turkmenistan to take first Airbus jets through A330 freighter conversion

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

Turkmenistan Airlines has ordered a pair of Airbus A330-200 converted freighters — the first time the central Asian operator has signed…

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AEI receives approval update from the FAA

By Rachelle Harry

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which allows it to use Split Scimitar…

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AEI carries out first B737-800SF conversion for Allied Air

By Rachelle Harry

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has delivered its first B737-800SF freighter conversion to Nigeria-based carrier Allied Air — making the carrier…

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Fourth AEI-converted B737-800SF for Aviation Holdings

By Rachelle Harry

AEI has entered into a partnership that will see it providing Aviation Holdings III Investments with its fourth B737-800SF freighter…

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De Havilland freighter conversions approved through mid-2021

By Pilar Wolfsteller, FlightGlobal

Transport Canada, the Canadian government’s transportation regulator, has confirmed the extension of approvals for De Havilland Aircraft Canada Dash 8…

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Scoot increases cargo network capacity with A320ceo conversion

By Rachelle Harry

Scoot has removed the passenger seats of one of its A320ceo aircraft to double its cargo-carrying capability to almost 20…

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Webinar recap: Demand stays strong for ‘preighter’ operations

By Max Kingsley-Jones, FlightGlobal

The rapid introduction of passenger aircraft in dedicated freighter roles has been a key development during the coronavirus pandemic –…

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