"Uzbekistan airways" JSC

First Boeing 767-300 converted to freighter configuration delivered to Tashkent International Airport

03 Nov 2014

Uzbekistan Airways received first Boeing 767-300ER converted from passenger aircraft to freighter (BCF).

Under the agreement with Boeing, national airline of Uzbekistan ordered two passenger-to-freighter conversions in all.

The aircraft conversion project is performed under the assistance and financial support of the government  of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The aim of the project is to expand airline`s freighter fleet up to the international standards to develop Navoi Intermodal logistics center, as well as to increase cargo transportation volume of the airline.

Boeing operates the 767-300BCF passenger-to-freighter conversion at the Singapore Technologies Aerospace Services Co Pte Ltd (SASCO) maintenance facility. Uzbekistan Airways tested all the options and received the aircraft according to the schedule. The second 767BCF to arrive Tashkent in December 2014.