TAMPA: April 27, 2016. PEMCO has delivered a B737-300 freighter conversion to China-based SF Airlines, the air cargo division of S.F. Express.
Converted by PEMCO’s partner STAECO in Jinan Shandong, China, it is the 14 redelivery of a B737-300/400 to SF Airlines since 2013 and provides nine pallet positions for up to 43,100 pounds of payload. By the end of 2016, the airline will add five more converted aircraft to its current fleet of 17 B737 and B757 aircraft.
PEMCO and STAECO have partnered on more than 50 Boeing 737-300 and -400 freighter modification projects since 2006.
In March PEMCO reported a 45 percent rise in gross profit for 2015 and a resultant increase in operating profit compared to 2014.
“We’re thrilled and very encouraged by our 2015 year-end numbers,” said CEO Pastor Lopez. “This year has gotten off to a great start, and I don’t see us slowing down for the remainder of ’16.”
PEMCO supports over 60 customers in more than 25 countries operating 125 B737-300/400s. Headquartered in Tampa it has partners in China, Costa Rica and Canada.