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Narrowbody freighters III – The conversion market

Narrowbody freighters III – The conversion market

Aircraft, Conversions, News, Premium Newswire October 19, 2015 at 10:46 am

Today we conclude our three-part analysis of the narrowbody jet freighter fleet with a look at the present and future passenger-to-freighter conversion market. In Part I we provided a detailed snapshot of the current fleet – the view from 10,000 meters, so to speak. In Part II we analyzed the fleet on a type-by-typeRead More

Shakeup down under

Shakeup down under

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Express, News, Premium Newswire June 26, 2015 at 10:46 am

Changing business relationships in Australia and New Zealand are having a big impact on the air freight scene. Virgin Australia has for some time had an agreement with Australia-based forwarder and logistics services provider Toll Group, under which Toll managed the carrier’s Australian cargo (and used the Virgin Australia fleetRead More

GECAS places launch order for AEI 737-800 P-to-F

GECAS places launch order for AEI 737-800 P-to-F

Conversions, Premium Newswire June 19, 2015 at 10:26 am

The narrowbody freighter boom continues. Aircraft lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) closed the Paris Air Show with the announcement of an order with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc for up to twenty 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversions. AEI was the first of the conversion houses to announce the formal launch of a P-to-FRead More

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire June 9, 2015 at 10:47 am

Several weeks ago, we reported that Bedek Aviation Group, the MRO and conversion arm of Israel Aerospace Industries, had launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program for the Boeing 737-700. Bedek has now confirmed the -700 program, and also announced the formal launch of a similar P-to-F program for the 737-800. BedekRead More

A new door for the CRJ200

A new door for the CRJ200

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) reached a milestone in its CRJ200 SF passenger-to-freighter conversion program in early May with the cutting of the door (see photos below). AEI said the door cutting marked the mid-point in the overall modification process and added that it was on schedule for certification for lateRead More

Launch orders for new narrowbody conversion programs

Launch orders for new narrowbody conversion programs

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire April 21, 2015 at 5:25 am

HONG KONG — Launch orders totaling 92 passenger-to-freighter conversions were announced for 737-800 and A320 conversion programs at the fourth annual Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong today. Aeronautical Engineers Inc launched their 737-800 P-to-F program at last year’s Cargo Facts Asia, and today confirmed launch orders for a total ofRead More

Breaking news: IFL Group launches CRJ P-to-F

Breaking news: IFL Group launches CRJ P-to-F

Conversions, News December 19, 2014 at 10:57 am

News broke just minutes ago that Bombardier had secured a launch customer for the CRJ200 passenger-to-freighter program it launched a year ago in partnership with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. We will examine the program, and the launch order, in detail next week, but in the interest of getting the news outRead More

A month of broken cargo records

A month of broken cargo records

Airports, Carriers, Conversions, News, Traffic December 16, 2014 at 10:11 am

In yesterday’s post about the strength of air freight demand in November, we noted that two of the companies reporting – Hong Kong International Airport and Etihad Airways – achieved record volumes. But that turns out to be only the tip of this particular iceberg, as records continued to fall.Read More