Alaska Airlines will turn some of its passenger aircraft into full freighters, as part of a larger strategy to retire its aging fleet of Boeing 737-400s. The airline will convert three Boeing 737-700 passenger aircraft into freighters as it prepares to retire its five 737-400 “combi” aircraft, Alaska Air Group CFO Brandon Pedersen said during the Cowen & Co. Global Transportation Conference in Boston last week. These combi aircraft—which have 72 passenger seats in the ...

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