Boeing Shanghai delivers third 737-400 Freighter conversion to Hainan Airlines and Yangtze River Express

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By admin August 13, 2014 19:33

Boeing Shanghai delivers third 737-400 Freighter conversion to Hainan Airlines and Yangtze River Express

Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd., (Boeing Shanghai) has delivered the third of three B737-400 passenger-to-freighter conversions to Hainan Airlines and Yangtze River Express, both subsidiaries of the HNA Group. The modification was conducted under the Supplemental Type Certificate held by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI).

The delivery marks the fifth freighter conversion that Boeing Shanghai has conducted at its facility at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport.

Liu Wenbin, General Manager of Hainan Airlines Engineering, said: “We are pleased to have Boeing Shanghai’s professional team to support our 737-400 passenger-to-freighter conversion program. Their hard work and high level of technology and quality ensure reliable, safe flights. We see this successful conversion program as a good start for future cooperation with Boeing Shanghai in more areas.”

Dermot Swan, CEO of Boeing Shanghai, said: “This redelivery is a testament to Boeing Shanghai’s capability of providing high-quality and on-time conversions. It is our honor that Hainan Airlines and Yangtze River Express selecting Boeing Shanghai to be their aircraft modification service provider. Our partnership with AEI ensures the successful completion of this well-designed conversion that enables the operator to maximize the value and operational efficiency of an important asset. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Hainan Airlines, Yangtze River Express and AEI.”

David McDonald, Vice President of AEI, said: “AEI is very proud to have been selected by Hainan Airlines and Yangtze River Express for their 737-400 freighter programme and to have teamed with Boeing Shanghai to deliver these conversions. AEI looks forward to a continuing relationship with both airlines as they plan future fleet upgrades. We also look forward to working together with Boeing Shanghai to pursue opportunities for serving more customers in Asia.”

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By admin August 13, 2014 19:33