Air Transport Services Group orders more Boeing Freighter conversions
Cargo Aircraft Management, the leasing subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, has placed a second order with Boeing to convert four 767-300 aircraft owned by Cargo Aircraft Management into Boeing Converted Freighters, with an option for four additional conversions. Conversions are expected to begin in late 2023.
“Demand for the 767-300 platform remains strong among e-commerce and express providers,” said Mike Berger, chief commercial officer of Air Transport Services Group. “As the world’s leading midsize cargo charter company, ATSG is committed to delivering on our 360-degree brand promise to provide broad-spectrum support to our customers around the world as they continue to grow their market share and expand their reach.
Air Transport Services Group’s initial order for four 767-300BCF conversions was announced in November 2021. With these four additional conversion commitments from Boeing, Air Transport Services Group has now secured over 80 passenger-to-cargo conversion slots in over the next five years with its conversion suppliers.
“We are delighted that ATSG has again selected the 767-300BCF to augment its portfolio and fleet growth for e-commerce and express customers worldwide,” said Jens Steinhagen, Boeing Converted Freighter program manager. . “The 767-300BCF is in high demand, and we are adding three additional 767-300BCF conversion lines at new and existing MRO providers around the world to help customers like ATSG provide their customers with the dedicated cargo capacity they need. need.”