Cargojet Airways becomes launch customer for Mammoth Freighters 777-200LR

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Mammoth Freighters (Mammoth) founded to develop, convert and support both models of the most productive and economical Boeing 777 long-range freighter, has announced that Canada’s Cargojet will become the launch customer for its new 777-200LR freighter.

Cargojet has signed a sales agreement for two 777-200LRMFs (long-range Mammoth Freighters), with additional options for two -300ERMFs (extended range) and two further-200LRMFs. The prototype (conformity) article for certification, MSN 29747, will undergo the conversion process in mid-2022 with delivery anticipated in the latter half of 2023.

The 777-200LRMF is a fuel-efficient, heavy lifting, high-volume, long-range aircraft which will operate with clean, efficient and reliable GE90-110/115B engines, the arrival of which will complete the Cargojet fleet profile. Cargojet is one of Canada’s leading provider of time-sensitive, premium air cargo services covering all major cities in North America, providing dedicated ACMI and International Charter services, carrying in excess of 25,000,000 pounds of cargo on a weekly basis using its own fleet of thirty-one aircraft.

Mammoth Co-CEO Bill Tarpley said, “We are grateful and excited that Mammoth has been selected by Cargojet to bring this conversion to market and demonstrate the significance of our product to the world. This is the next generation of converted freighters that have improved on-wing performance while using less fuel and emitting less carbon than the current aging wide-body fleet.”

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