Vallair the aircraft trading, leasing and specialist MRO organisation, has completed delivery of their first B737-400F to Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group of China for a Boeing 737CL. The aircraft (MSN27916) was previously operated by Japan Transocean Airlines and was converted at Gameco in Guangzhou under a Pemco STC (Supplemental Type Certificate).
Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group operates five B737-300F using its own fleet, as well as leased aircraft. Its mission is to become southern China’s preferred neutral asset provider of freighter aircraft capacity.
Longhao Airlines is a Chinese cargo carrier based at Guangzhou Airport. It was established by Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group, with a registered capital of CNY400 million (US$61.6 million). The carrier operates freight services on domestic and international sectors, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Longhao Airlines was approved by the Civil Aviation Administration in 2016, achieving operational qualification and undertaking its maiden voyage in nine months.