PEMCO wins YTO Cargo Airlines contract for 3 passenger-to-freighter converted aircraft

PEMCO World Air Services has signed an agreement with YTO Cargo Airlines (YTO) for 3 B737-300 passenger-to-freighter (P-to-F) converted aircraft, the company said.

China-based YTO, which is currently operating one B737-300 PEMCO-converted aircraft, will take delivery of the three aircraft through Q4 2017.

The B737-300 PEMCO-converted aircraft features nine pallet positions, up to 43,100 pounds of payload, and 4,600 cubic feet of total volume. The optimized center of gravity of PEMCO´s B737-300 freighter yields the highest possible usable payload and retains maximum best-in-class fuel efficiency for unbeatable range and operating economics.

PEMCO World Air Services, an airborne maintenance and engineering services company, serves customers from airlines to private operators. Its B737 freighter conversions are designed, certified, and supported using data obtained through a Boeing Data licensing agreement to ensure maximum performance and reliability.

PEMCO and AMES, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATSG), offer 340,000 sq. ft. of hangar space in Tampa, FL and 315,000 sq. ft. of hangar space in Wilmington, OH, to provide a range of services to the aviation sector including heavy maintenance, line maintenance, cargo conversions, engineering services, material sales, and manufacturing.