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First A330-200 enters freighter conversion

First A330-200 enters freighter conversion

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, News April 19, 2017 at 9:55 am

EFW inducted the first A330-200 for conversion to freighter configuration. The Chairman of EgyptAir Cargo (a pilot himself) flew it from Cairo to Dresden. And the plane actually carried revenue cargo on the flight – EFW tells Cargo Facts that with the cabin removed, the aircraft needed ballast, and, rather than useRead More

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part III

E-commerce drives express fleet expansion — Part III

Aircraft, Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News April 14, 2017 at 10:10 am

Today we conclude our three-part analysis of the worldwide express fleet. In Part I, we started with some background, and then a look at some of the smaller (and perhaps more interesting) companies. In Part II we looked at changes to the fleets of two of the three biggest players – FedExRead More

The narrowbody freighter fleet in 2016 — Part III

The narrowbody freighter fleet in 2016 — Part III

Aircraft, Conversions, E-Commerce, Express, News November 30, 2016 at 10:01 am

Today we conclude our three-part analysis of the worldwide narrowbody jet freighter fleet with a look at the state of the passenger-to-freighter conversion market at the end of 2016. You can read Part I here, and Part II here. Conversion from passenger configuration is the only source of narrowbody jet freighters.Read More

A321 P2F passes first major milestone

A321 P2F passes first major milestone

Aircraft, Conversions, News August 29, 2016 at 10:43 am

The A321 passenger-to-freighter conversion program launched last year by EFW, the conversion and MRO joint venture of ST Aerospace and Airbus, successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review. The next step will be completion of the Critical Design Review, whitch EFW says it expects “in the coming months.” The A321 P2FRead More

DHL is launch customer for EFW’s A330-300 P2F

DHL is launch customer for EFW’s A330-300 P2F

Aircraft, Conversions, Express, News July 13, 2016 at 10:53 am

At the Farnborough Air Show today, DHL Express signed a firm order with EFW for the passenger-to-freighter conversion of four A330-300 aircraft. EFW, the MRO and conversion joint venture of ST Aerospace and Airbus, launched conversion programs for both the A330-200 and A330-300 several years ago, and in 2014 receivedRead More

EFW becomes Diamond Sponsor of Cargo Facts Symposium 2016

EFW becomes Diamond Sponsor of Cargo Facts Symposium 2016

Freighter conversion specialist EFW has signed on as a Diamond Sponsor at this year’s Cargo Facts Symposium. Cargo Facts will take place 10 – 12 October at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami. EFW, a joint venture of Airbus and ST Aerospace, has a long history in the aircraft modificationRead More

Narrowbody freighters: the state of the new P-to-F programs

Narrowbody freighters: the state of the new P-to-F programs

Carriers, Conversions, News May 18, 2016 at 10:28 am

US-based conversion specialist Aeronautical Engineers, Inc (AEI) booked a firm order for fifteen 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversions, with an option for fifteen more, from an unidentified customer. That order, combined with recent launch order announcements from Boeing and PACAVI, makes this a good time to take a look at the overall stateRead More

PACAVI cements A320 conversion partnership with GAMECO

PACAVI cements A320 conversion partnership with GAMECO

Conversions, Strategy February 10, 2016 at 10:52 am

US-based PACAVI Group and Chinese MRO GAMECO expanded their A320/A321 passenger-to-freighter conversion agreement, saying they intended to jointly offer a “one-stop-shop concept, offering tailored turnkey packages of airframe sourcing, purchase, customized conversion, and leasing or sale to airline customers of all tiers, worldwide.” PACAVI inducted the prototype A320 for conversionRead More