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Saltchuk Aviation orders three more 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF)

Boeing and Saltchuk Aviation have announced the airline group placed an order for up to four more 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF).

The deal includes three firm orders and one option for the efficient medium widebody freighter with the lowest operating costs per trip, and excellent payload and range capability.

Saltchuk Aviation is most widely known for their three cargo operating brands: Aloha Air Cargo, Northern Air Cargo and StratAir. The family of companies provide services to Hawaii and Alaska, as well as destinations throughout North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America.

Saltchuk Aviation placed its first order with Boeing for four firm 767-300BCF in early 2021. The first 767-300BCF as part of the initial deal was delivered to the carrier earlier this month.  Saltchuk Aviation’s carriers have operated 767 converted freighters in their respective fleets alongside 737 freighters since 2016.

The 767-300BCF is the world’s most efficient medium widebody converted freighter and can carry up to 51.6 tonnes (113,900 pounds) up to 6,190 kilometers (3,345 nautical miles).

Saltchuk Aviation, LLC specializes in industry-related services, most widely known for their three cargo operating brands. Aloha Air Cargo and Northern Air Cargo, LLC are Hawaii and Alaska’s largest scheduled all-cargo airlines. In addition, Northern Air Cargo provides services to destinations throughout North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America.

StratAir, LLC. is a Miami-based air freight company providing scheduled and charter air cargo operations throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and South America as well as ground handling and warehouse operations in Miami, FL. Saltchuk Aviation’s fleet includes Boeing 737s and 767s and transports 380M pounds of freight annually. Aloha Tech Ops and Northern Air Maintenance Services are the company’s two FAA-certified Part 145 Repair Stations located in Honolulu, HI and Anchorage, AK. Saltchuk Aviation, LLC is owned by Saltchuk Resources, Inc., a family-owned transportation company providing essential services to communities by land, sea, and air.

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