Two more converted MD-83 for Mexican cargo carrier
Florida (USA)-based aircraft converter Aeronautical Engineers has signed a contract to provide Saltillo, Mexico-based Aeronaves TSM with two additional AEI MD-83SF freighter conversions.
The first one will commence modification next month, followed by the second MD-83 modification beginning in November 2020. Touch labour for both modifications will be performed by Commercial Jet's Miami facility, which is an authorised AEI conversion centre. These two additional MD-83SF will represent the 13th and 14th AEI MD-80SF series freighters in the TSM fleet.
The airline currently operates 11 AEI MD-80SF series freighters and is AEI’s largest operator of the platform. The 12th conversion commenced modification at the end of November 2019 and is scheduled to be re-delivered by the end of March.
Discover other Latin American news in the supplement of ITJ 09-10/2020 out today, 21 February 2020, and available also in a Spanish and Portuguese version! (ah)