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  • Joe Breitfeller

AerCap Cargo Signs Lease Agreements for Six 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters with GOL

From the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow today, AerCap Cargo announced the signing of lease agreements for six Boeing 737-800BCF with GOL. Three of the aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2022, with the remaining three to be delivered in 2023.


Boeing 737-800BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter) - Courtesy Boeing

On Monday (July 18, 2022), from the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow in the UK, AerCap Cargo announced the signing of lease agreements with GOL for six 737-800 BCF (Boeing Converted Freighters). The six converted passenger-to-freight airplanes will be operated for a Latin American e-commerce company as part of the growth strategy for GOLLOG, the airline’s logistics business unit and will be based in Brazil, providing cargo service across South America. Three of the aircraft will be delivered in 2022, while the remaining three will be delivered in 2023. AerCap Cargo has over 25 years of experience in the leasing of freighters, including more than 100 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversions.


In today’s announcment, AerCap’s Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Anderson, said,


“We are very pleased to announce our agreement to lease six 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters to our longstanding customer GOL. These 737-800BCFs will be a versatile addition to GOL’s fleet, allowing them to respond to the increased demand from e-commerce retail businesses in South America. We are delighted to expand our relationship with GOL and wish them every success with these aircraft in the years to come.”


AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) is the global leader in aircraft leasing and maintains one of the most attractive order books in the industry. The company serves around 300 customers in 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is headquartered in Dublin and maintains offices in Shannon, Miami, Memphis, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse, and other locations around the world.


Founded in 2001, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL) is Brazil’s largest airline and a leader in the business and leisure segments, carrying over 33 million guests annually. Currently, the airline offers 750 daily flights to more than 100 destinations in Brazil, South America, the Caribbean and the U.S. GOL maintains alliances with American Airlines and Air France-KLM, as well as 14 codeshare partnerships and 77+ interline agreements. The carrier operates an award winning loyalty program called ‘Smiles’, as well as GOLLOG, which delivers parcels across various regions in Brazil and abroad in partnership with Mercado Livre. GOL has 14,100 team members and operates a standardized fleet of 125 Boeing 737s.



Source(s): AerCap Holdings, GOL