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Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions Redelivers First 757-200ASF
SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) announced today the first redelivery of its
Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions 757-200ASF freighter conversion program. The
converted freighter (MSN 24235) was redelivered to Babcock & Brown
"The redelivery of our initial 757-200 freighter conversion is a very
important step in the program. We look forward to providing world-class
product support as the aircraft enters revenue service in the coming
weeks,” said Robert Murphy, President of
Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions (ASCC), adding “operator
interest in the ASCC 757-200 freighter conversion is stronger than ever.
Together with a scalable supply chain of highly regarded, experienced
and stable companies, ASCC is ready to meet the needs of cargo operators
looking to utilize the most cost efficient narrow body freighter
available today, the ASCC 757-200ASF.”
“Demand for the ASCC converted Boeing 757
Freighter is strong because it has good revenue generating potential. We
look forward to working with our customers to fill their lift
requirements so that they can realize their market opportunities," said
Howard Dugger, vice president of Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management.
ASCC recently received a supplemental type certificate from the FAA for
the 757-200ASF program, as well as certification of the freighter
conversion by the ANAC in Brazil. Additional certification programs are
ongoing for EASA, China and other airworthiness authorities to allow the
ASCC to meet world-wide demand for the program.
Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions:
Formed in 2003 to provide innovative products and services to the air
cargo industry, ASCC’s first product offering
is the 14Plus 757-200 cargo conversion. ASCC’s
14Plus offers the greatest value in a narrow body freighter, as well as
having unmatched capacity and support capability with through its
partnership with American Airlines.