ATSG orders more Boeing Freighter Conversions to meet strong demand

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ATSG has ordered four more conversions from Boeing. Pictured (l to r) are Boeing Freighter Conversions Director Jens Steinhagen, Boeing Vice President of Commercial Marketing Darren Hulst, ATSG President and Chief Executive Officer Rich Corrado, and ATSG Chief Commercial Officer Mike Berger.

Air Transport Services Group, Inc., the world’s largest owner and operator of converted Boeing 767 aircraft, has announced that its leasing subsidiary Cargo Aircraft Management has placed a second order with Boeing for the conversion of four CAM-owned 767-300 aircraft into Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF), with an option for four additional conversions beyond that. The conversions are slated to begin in late 2023.

“Demand for the 767-300 platform remains strong among e-commerce and express providers,” said Mike Berger, the chief commercial officer of ATSG. “As the world leader in midsize freighter leasing, ATSG is committed to fulfilling our 360-degree brand promise to provide wide-spectrum support for our customers around the globe as they continue to grow market share and expand their reach.”

TSG’s initial order of four 767-300BCF conversions was announced in November 2021. With these four additional Boeing conversion commitments, ATSG now has secured with its conversion suppliers more than 80 passenger-to-freighter conversion slots over the next five years.

“We are thrilled that ATSG has again selected the 767-300BCF to increase their portfolio and fleet growth for e-commerce and express customers around the world,” said Jens Steinhagen, director of the Boeing Converted Freighter program. “The 767-300BCF is in strong demand, and we are adding three additional 767-300BCF conversion lines at new and existing MRO suppliers around the globe to help customers like ATSG provide their customers with the dedicated freighter capacity they need.”

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