GAT Announces the Delivery of 3rd B737-800SF Freighter Conve
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Apr 15, 2022

GAT Announces the Delivery of 3rd B737-800SF Freighter Conversion, 2nd to Compass Cargo Airlines, Bulgaria

GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces the delivery of its third B737-800SF (MSN 28616) passenger-to-freighter (“P2F”) conversion. This is the second freighter aircraft delivered to Bulgarian-based Compass Cargo Airlines. The aircraft was converted by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (“AEI”) authorized Conversion Center, Commercial Jet, in Miami.

GA Telesis’ Leasing, Investment, Financing & Trading (“LIFT”) Group has continued executing its passenger-to-freighter conversion strategy since announcing its expansion in the air cargo market in July 2020. With three B737-800SF converted aircraft in service, LIFT still holds nine more confirmed slots for this popular P2F airframe.

“GA Telesis is very excited to expand its relationship with Compass Cargo Airlines as it strives to meet the incredible demand for air cargo capacity in the European market,” according to Marc Cho, Chief Investment Officer and President of LIFT. Cho further remarked, “Air cargo continues to be a key area of focus for the GA Telesis Ecosystem™ of products and services, and we are thrilled to provide solutions to valued customers like Compass.”

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“Compass Cargo intends to play an important role going forward in the European cargo market with our growing B737-800SF freighter fleet and we’re delighted to be working with GA Telesis for aircraft leases,” commented Fatih Bayram, Vice President – Technical, Compass Cargo.