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Bluebird Nordic continues to expand its fleet

Bluebird Nordic continues to expand its fleet

Icelandic cargo airline Bluebird Nordic has received a third Boeing 737-800 freighter aircraft (BCF), as it looks to continue expanding the company’s fleet.

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The B737-800 is a part of Bluebird Nordic’s fleet renewal. Last year the company began its expansion, adding additional aircraft to its fleet, and are planning to continue doing so in the upcoming several years. The growing demand for cargo transport is one of the main reasons why Bluebird Nordic has been undergoing new development in its growth plan.

“So far, our and our customers’ experience operating the converted B737-800 is very positive,” Audronė Keinytė, CEO of Bluebird Nordic, said.

Read more: AviaAM Leasing acquires Boeing 737-800 for P2F conversion

“The aircraft are ensuring reliable operations – with impressive range and payload for an aircraft of this size. We are expecting five more aircraft before the end of the year, which will take us to eight -800s in our fleet, in addition to our B737 classic fleet,” Keinyte added.

Bluebird Nordic, a member of the Avia Solutions Group, is planning to continue adding more B737-800s to its fleet in 2023.

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Edward Hardy

Having become a journalist after university, Edward Hardy has been a reporter and editor at some of the world's leading publications and news sites. In 2022, he became Air Cargo Week's Editor. Got news to share? Contact me on Edward.Hardy@AirCargoWeek.com

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