Wednesday, May 22, 2024
21 Air incorporates first B767-300ERF aircraft

21 Air incorporates first B767-300ERF aircraft

US all-cargo airline 21 Air has successfully fulfilled Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical requirements to include Boeing 767-300ER (Extended Range) freighters in the airline’s fleet. The first aircraft added to the fleet listing section (D85) of the Airline’s Operations Specifications, consists of a B767-300ERF identified with MSN 34627. a former LATAM airline aircraft, tail number N420LA. 21 Air will operate this aircraft, as an Interchange operator, in accordance with the Long-term Aircraft Interchange Agreement entered with Mas Air, a certificated Mexican all-cCargo air carrier, the primary operator. 

21 Air is currently in the process of incorporating additional B767-300ERF’s to its fleet, with plans to begin aircraft operations in December. The airline initiated a process to upgrade its current certifications to Category II and Category III operations, along with qualifications for Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS). 

Founded in 2014 and based out of North Carolina and Miami, 21 Air provides ACMI, CMI and worldwide charter cargo services to global customers. The airline has DOT Economic Authority to conduct both interstate and foreign all cargo services under scheduled and non-scheduled basis.

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.

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