Armenia Aircompany (Yerevan) and its Georgian Airlines (GH, Tbilisi) subsidiary have ordered three B737-800(BCF)s from Boeing (BOE, Washington National), the deliveries of which will start next year and run into 2024.

“We are thrilled to bring more much-needed air cargo capacity to the region with the addition of three B737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters,” Tamaz Gaiashvili, the President of Georgian Airlines Group, said during the 2022 Farnborough Air Show. “The B737-800BCF has the payload, range, and capability to carry both e-commerce and general cargo.”

The aircraft will be modified at Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited (GAMECO) and at Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Co. Ltd. (STAECO) in China, and will be placed with Georgian Airlines, whose fleet currently entails one B737-800(BCF) and one B737-800(SF).

As previously reported, Georgian Airlines currently operates its two B737s for Silk Way West Airlines (7L, Baku Heydar Aliev International) on regional Central Asian routes.