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Spectre parent company Jetran to boost Swiftair 757F fleet with three Precision conversions

Spectre parent company Jetran to boost Swiftair 757F fleet with three Precision conversions Charles Kauffman June 20, 2019 Aircraft, Carriers, Features US-based Jetran inked a deal with Precision Aircraft Solutions to convert three ex-American Airlines 757-200s to freighter configuration [FATs 005011-5016]. Following conversion, Jetran will deliver the trio of 757-200PCFs to Spain-based Swiftair [FATS 005017-5020].Read more

Cargo Facts

SPICEJET ADDS 737 NG FREIGHTER, MORE ON THE WAY India-based low-cost carrier SpiceJet took redelivery of its maiden freighter, a Bedekconverted 737-700BDSF (29042, ex-Xiamen Airlines), to support the launch of a newly created cargo subsidiary, SpiceXpress [FATs 004645-4646]. The aircraft, on lease from Spectre Cargo, is the first of four Spectre-leased 737 NG freighters SpiceXpressRead more

SpiceXpress 737 freighter

Spectre delivers launch 737-700F to Launch SpiceJet’s cargo subsidiary SpiceXpres. 737-700F and 737-800s to follow within a few months

In transit

Spectre Cargo Solutions will take its first Boeing 737NG freighter in June but, as President Kevin Casey explains, the freighter market is still in a state of flux There is little doubt, he says, that e-commerce is driving the market at present. Growing middle classes with disposable income are becoming used to online ordering, especiallyRead more

Spectre seeks to narrow the B737 gap

MORE than an apparition, Spectre Air Capital (SAC) has emerged on the passenger to freighter (P2F) conversion stage announcing a firm order with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for 15 Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 aircraft plus options, aiming to fill a gap for narrowbody cargo aircraft. One of the key names behind the well-funded Texas-based aircraftRead more

Spectre Air Capital Announces Launch Order for B737-700 & 800 Freighter Conversions

Spectre Air Capital announces launch order for B737-700 & 800 Freighter Conversions Texas-based aircraft lease-finance specialist Spectre Air Capital announced at the annual CargoFacts Symposium an initial order of 15 firm plus rolling options for 737-700 and 737-800 passenger- to-freighter conversions with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), and a launch order from Seoul Korea-based Air IncheonRead more

737-800 Freighter Spectre – Air Incheon Deal

Following up with its fleet renewal and upgrade plan, Air Incheon signed a Letter of Intent with Spectre Aviation (USA) for the lease of 3 B-737-800FNG. The first aircraft is scheduled for delivery in September 2017, with the remaining two aircraft following in March and September 2018 respectively. With its higher payload, longer range andRead more

Cargo Aircraft Solutions

Spectre announced the formation of a freighter-focused unit to assist customers with their narrow and wide body freighter needs including turnkey operating lease. Spectre’s Cargo Aircraft Solutions (CAS) team has special expertise in the freighter aircraft segment including passenger-to-freighter (PTF) modification, freighter feedstock sourcing, and airframe and engine maintenance. CAS’ principal has lead three majorRead more

National Aero Stands

National Aero Stands, LLC (NAS) is a division of Spectre Air Capital formed following the July 2016 acquisition of Stands-on-Demand, Inc. Over the last 5 years Stands-On-Demand has become a leader in providing on-demand rental of aircraft engine transportation stands to the global aviation community including major leasing companies, airlines, and maintenance organizations, most ofRead more

737-700 & -800 Freighters: The Argument for Leasing

AIRCRAFT VALUE RISK. The world’s aircraft appraisers agree that 737NG market values, particularly the revered 737-800, are likely to trade above base value depreciation curves for the next several years, and potentially even increase in value. The reason is the first few years of 737MAX and A320NEO production will mainly satisfy fleet growth demand, whileRead more