Original news was published on 05 November 2019
US all-cargo airline 21 Air has successfully fulfilled Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical requirements to include Boeing 767-300ER (Extended Range) freighters in the airline’s fleet.
The first aircraft added to the fleet listing section (D85) of the Airline’s Operations Specifications, consists of a B767-300ERF identified with MSN 34627. a former LATAM airline aircraft, tail number N420LA. 21 Air will operate this aircraft, as an Interchange operator, in accordance with the Long-term Aircraft Interchange Agreement entered with Mas Air, a certificated Mexican all-cCargo air carrier, the primary operator.
21 Air is currently in the process of incorporating additional B767-300ERF’s to its fleet, with plans to begin aircraft operations in December.
The airline initiated a process to upgrade its current certifications to Category II and Category III operations, along with qualifications for Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS).
Founded in 2014 and based out of North Carolina and Miami, 21 Air provides ACMI, CMI and worldwide charter cargo services to global customers.
The airline has DOT Economic Authority to conduct both interstate and foreign all cargo services under scheduled and non-scheduled basis.