Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has announced that it has selected Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited, also known as HAECO Xiamen, as an authorized AEI Conversion Center. HAECO Xiamen’s first AEI conversion, a B737-800SF, is scheduled to commence in January 2021. This will be followed by an additional line starting in April 2021.
“We are delighted to add the high-quality modification services provided by HAECO Xiamen to our growing list of authorized AEI Conversion Centers,” said Robert T. Convey, AEI Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing. “This year we are seeing explosive growth and requests for the full line up of our freighter conversion offerings. The additional two modification lines will now provide AEI with a total of 14 simultaneous lines, 9 of which will be dedicated to the B737-800SF platform.”
AEI currently has four active authorized AEI Conversion Centers, including Commercial Jet Inc., in Miami, Florida; Commercial Jet Services in Dothan, Alabama; KF Aerospace in Kelowna, B.C., Canada; and STAECO in Shandong province, People’s Republic of China.