Boeing delivers 100th 737-800BCF
Boeing announced Tuesday the delivery of the 100th Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) to the world’s largest lessor, AerCap. The 100th 737-800BCF was converted at Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services.
AerCap Cargo has leased the aircraft to GOL Linhas Aéreas as part of the growth strategy of GOLLOG, the airline’s logistics business unit. GOL will operate the freighter for Latin American e-commerce company Mercado Livre.
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“We are delighted to be a part of this significant milestone with our partners at Boeing,” said Rich Greener, Head of AerCap Cargo. “Since launching the 737-800BCF program with Boeing in 2016, the e-commerce market has grown at a phenomenal rate with increased demand from e-commerce retail businesses. Thanks to its versatility and reliability, the 737-800BCF is becoming the workhorse for express air cargo and e-commerce networks.”
In 2016, AerCap Cargo was the launch customer for Boeing’s 737-800BCF program. Today, AerCap Cargo has the largest fleet of 737-800BCFs with 65 firm orders and nine options.
The 737-800BCF is the market leader with more than 250 orders and commitments from over 20 customers.
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