- Joe Breitfeller
ATSG Selects Boeing to Convert Four Boeing 767-300s into Freighters
The Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) has placed an order with Boeing to convert four 767-300s into Boeing Converted freighters (BCF). The 767-300BCF now has over 100 orders and commitments from customers worldwide.
On Wednesday (November 3, 2021), Boeing announced that Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) has contracted with the company to convert four aircraft into 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). To date, Boeing has received over 100 767-300BCF orders from customers worldwide, providing essential widebody capacity to meet growing cargo and e-commerce demand. Boeing has over 40 years of successful experience in passenger-to-freighter conversions, relying on original design data and deep air cargo industry knowledge to deliver a superior product with fully-integrated manuals and world-class technical support.
In Wednesday’s announcement, ATSG’s Chief Commercial Officer, Mike Berger, said,
“Our continued confidence in the 767-300 platform, now coupled with the services and support of the OEM, reinforces our commitment to deliver best-in-class reliable services to our customers. We’re proud to partner with Boeing as we expand our fleet to meet growing demand and look forward to future growth together.”
Boeing Converted Freighters’ Director, Jens Steinhagen, added,
“We are honored that ATSG has decided to make the 767-300BCF an integral part of their fleet expansion strategy, supporting customers looking to capitalize on strong e-commerce demand. As the OEM, Boeing has the original design data, robust supply chains, and dependable delivery schedules that benefit BCF customers such as ATSG. With that OEM advantage, we stand ready to meet ATSG’s needs by bringing forward market-leading 767-300BCFs into its fleet.”
Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATSG) is a leading provider of aircraft leasing, as well as cargo and passenger air transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers. The company also provides cargo and passenger services to other businesses and entities that outsource all or part of their transportation needs. Through their leasing and airline subsidiaries, ATSG is the world’s largest owner and operator of converted Boeing 767 freighters.
Boeing (NYSE:BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading supplier of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, as well as global services. The aerospace giant tops the list of the largest U.S. exporters, providing a significant positive impact to America’s annual GDP. Boeing supports government and commercial customers in over 150 countries and employs more than 160,000 team members worldwide. As Boeing continues to deliver for customers, they are committed to their legacy of aerospace leadership in technology and innovation and living the company's core values of safety, quality and integrity.