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GA Telesis Announces the Delivery of Second B737-800SF Freighter Conversion to Compass Cargo Airlines, Bulgaria

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August 10, 2021 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces the delivery of its second B737-800SF (MSN 28826) passenger-to-freighter (“P2F”) conversion to Compass Cargo Airlines, Bulgaria. The aircraft was delivered from Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (“AEI”) authorized Conversion Center, Commercial Jet, in Miami. This follows the delivery of the first B737-800SF freighter to Ethiopian Airlines in March 2021.

GA Telesis’ Leasing, Investment, Financing & Trading (“LIFT”) Group has achieved great success since announcing their expansion in the air cargo market, leading LIFT to commit to four additional firm orders for P2F conversions with AEI.

“We are delighted to partner with Compass Cargo Airlines to provide their first B737-800SF. Compass Cargo Airlines is a new, rapidly growing operator in the narrow body freighter space, and we are very pleased to be able to support their B737-800SF needs to facilitate their successful expansion,” commented Marc Cho, President of LIFT.

“We are ecstatic with the delivery of our first B737-800SF. The B737-800SF will allow us to offer our customers the most advanced narrow-body freighter technology with high fuel efficiency and increased capacities. GA Telesis is the ideal partner, supporting us to grow our fleet in accordance with the increasing demand for this aircraft,” said Pentcho Pentchev, Managing Director, Compass Cargo Airlines, Bulgaria.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis, a global leader in aerospace solutions, is renowned for its unmatched excellence in aftermarket services and lifecycle management. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ is a vast global network spanning 54 locations in 30 countries on six continents. The company’s integrated solutions include parts and distribution services, logistics solutions, inventory management, leasing and financing, engine overhaul, and MRO services.

GA Telesis is committed to sustainability through innovative sustainability initiatives and advanced technologies, including digital transformation, and using advanced materials. The company’s aerospace systems and connected aircraft technologies drive efficiency and performance, while its MRO network and 24/7 AOG support provide unparalleled reliability.

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About Leasing, Investments, Finance & Trading (LIFT)

LIFT is GA Telesis’ multi-strategy aviation platform comprised of three operating groups: Asset Transactions (ATG), Capital Management (CMG), and Leveraged Finance (LFG). LIFT specializes in aircraft and engine leasing and trading, asset-based finance, structured credit, investment management, asset management, and remarketing.

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