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Aircraft Finance Germany ordered two 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) as strong demand in air cargo express and the e-commerce markets continues. Boeing recently inked a deal with DHL Express for four 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters.
“We are always looking for the best way to invest and deploy aircraft that support our customers,” said Peter Koster, AFG’s Head of Freighter Trading. “The 737-800BCF gives us the opportunity to serve a growing market with a workhorse that can reliably and efficiently fit into most operators’ fleets.”
Since its first delivery in 2018, the 737-800BCF is now operated by 10 customers. To date, the company has delivered 34 737-800BCFs.
Boeing has ramped up production in response to increased demand with 132 orders.
“Aircraft Finance Germany is known for creating bespoke solutions that allow their customers to win in a dynamic market. We are pleased that they are investing in the 737-800BCF,” said Ihssane Mounir, Boeing’s senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing. “The 737-800BCF capitalizes on the Next-Generation 737’s efficiency and unmatched reliability and the converted freighter program is a great way to extend the life of the platform.
Boeing provides more than 90 percent of the world’s freighter capacity with the Boeing freighter family, which includes production and converted freighter options.
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