LONDON – On February 21, AviaAM Leasing announced the delivery of a second Boeing 737-800BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter) to the Icelandic cargo airline Bluebird Nordic.
The aircraft in question, registered as TF-BBQ, is a 21-year-old Boeing 737-800NG which used to belong to Turkish Airlines and Anadolu Jet (a Turkish airlines leisure subsidiary), was delivered to Bluebird Nordic on February 19, 2022, following freighter conversion in Guangzhou, China.
The new aircraft joins Bluebird Nordic’s existing fleet of seven Boeing 737-400 Freighters, one Boeing 737-300 Freighter, one Boeing 737-800 Freighter, and their three recently acquired Boeing 777-300ERs that are due for freighter conversion in 2024.
The airline has plans to operate 25 Boeing 737-800BCF by 2024, all of which are due from AviaAM Leasing, and interestingly, both Bluebird Nordic and AviaAM Leasing are a part of the Avia Solutions Group.
Bluebird Nordic is an operator that offers ACMI, scheduled, and charter cargo services, primarily between Iceland and Europe.