Above: The Saab 340 msn 336 was previously operated in full passenger configuration by Seaborne Airlines of Puerto Rico.
Below: To highlight that this is the 25th Saab 340 converted to full cargo configuration, a commemorative banner is proudly displayed just inside the main door.
On January 29th, TAM, Täby Air Maintenance, delivered its 25th Saab 340 Cargo Conversion, a 340B with msn 336. The aircraft, finished but not yet painted in its new livery, was delivered to Jetstream Aviation Capital, LLC of Miami, FL, who also is launch customer for TAM’s recently revealed new exciting Saab 2000 Cargo Conversion programme.
Saab 340 cargo conversions has come to be an ever increasing business for TAM, where the current milestone of 25 conversions, including kits supplied, will be followed by additional kits and conversions in 2022. Further development of the Saab 340 Cargo Conversion, as well as in-house parts production for the next generation cargo converted Saab 340s is being prepared by TAM’s Design Organization. With the successful Saab 340 Cargo Conversion programme, complemented by the roll-out of the first new Saab 2000 Cargo during the spring, TAM has a firm position as the world’s leading Saab 340/2000 conversion specialist.
– “Delivering the 25th Saab 340 Cargo is an important milestone for us, and together with our new exciting project, the first Saab 2000 cargo conversion, I am proud to state that we have firmly established us as the prime Saab Conversion Centre,” says Pär Gulle, TAM Managing Director.
– “With our portfolio of services, premium cargo conversions, qualified MRO, remote line-maintenance and extensive AOG-services, we have all that any operator of regional aircraft will need to keep them flying,” Pär Gulle states.