Tremblay, France - ASL Airlines France will add the first Boeing 737-800 to its fleet.
According to ch-aviation, the French carrier will soon take delivery of a Boeing 737-800 previously operated by the Argentinian airline Andes Líneas Aéreas.
The eighteen years old aircraft (MSN 30882) registered LV-HKZ is currently under pre-delivery maintenance.
ASL Airlines France, formerly Europe Airpost, is an airline that operates cargo and charter flights on behalf of airlines and tour operators. Besides charter flights, the ASL Aviation Group subsidiary also conducts cargo flights for the postal service and newspaper dispatch during the night.
The three Boeing 737-300QC (Quick Change) aircraft in the airline's fleet can be switched between cargo and passenger configuration in less than an hour.
ASL Airlines France currently operates two B737-300(F), three B737-300(QC), five B737-400(F), and three B737-700.
The parent company, ASL Airlines Ireland is a Dublin-based cargo and charter operator conducting scheduled freight services throughout Europe on behalf of major companies in the industry such as FedEx Feeder and DHL Express. It also operates unscheduled passenger charter flights, as well as wet-lease services for airlines and tour operators.
In addition to ASL Airlines France, the Group owns ASL Airlines Belgium, ASL Airlines Hungary, and ASL Airlines Spain.