Old Mar 31, 20, 11:05 pm
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Thai-Kiwi
 
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Originally Posted by NZ_Flyer View Post
I hope they do remove the seats to convert into temp cargo planes. For our business we cannot get enough space on flights to ship product globally and we've been chartering cargo widebodies from the usual air freighting suspects so that we can get all the product we need enroute. Be nice if we could send some of that money NZ way by chartering cargo flights from them

Unfortunately it is not as simple as just removing the seats and throwing in more freight.

Besides likely issues such as inadequate floor strength and the absence of the floor roller system to move pallets, there are regulatory and certification approvals required as well. At least if the current ‘rules’ are followed.
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