Mammoth Freighters LLC (Mammoth) has joined hands with GDC Technics and invested in a widebody maintenance and modification facility to support its Boeing 777-200LR and 777-300ER passenger-to-freighter conversion programme.
Located at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, GDC has a state-of-the-art facility with 840,000 sq ft and six widebody hangar bays for modification and maintenance work on 777 aircraft.
Mammoth Co-CEO Bill Tarpley said, “By partnering with GDC, our Mammoth 777 -200LR and – 300ER freighter conversions and support initiative will be centrally located in the US in a facility designed specifically for 777-200/300 aircraft and with a skilled labor force in place.”
Brad Foreman, GDC CEO added, “We believe Mammoth is positioned to be the leading passenger-to-freighter conversion company in the world and are excited about the potential. We see a huge market for freighter conversion lines. Coupled with our existing connectivity, MRO and VIP services, this positions GDC for continuous growth in the market.”
GDC Chairman Mohammed Alzeer said, “This strategic partnership between Mammoth, a company backed by funds and accounts managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC, and GDC, will revolutionise the passenger-to-freighter market to benefit asset owners and investors, freight operators, and their customers.”