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PACAVI cements A320 conversion partnership with GAMECO

PACAVI cements A320 conversion partnership with GAMECO

February 10, 2016 at 10:52 am 0 comments

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

ACG orders 15 737-800 P-to-F conversions

ACG orders 15 737-800 P-to-F conversions

October 26, 2015 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

MIAMI — US-based lessor and asset manager Aviation Capital Group placed a firm order for fifteen 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversions with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc (AEI), with options for fifteen additional conversions. The announcement was made at the Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium in Miami. AEI launched its 737-800 conversion program last year,Read More

Narrowbody freighters III – The conversion market

Narrowbody freighters III – The conversion market

October 19, 2015 at 10:46 am 2 comments

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

Looking back: A300-600 P-to-F conversion

Looking back: A300-600 P-to-F conversion

October 9, 2015 at 9:51 am 1 comment

The next generation of narrowbody passenger-to-freighter conversions has been a major focus for us lately, as conversion houses launch P-to-F programs for the Airbus A320/321 and Boeing 737NG Families, and the day of the 737 Classic draws to a close. But there has also been a resurgence of interest inRead More

A Uni-Top 747-200F being loaded.

Uni-Top takes first A300-600F… now what?

August 25, 2015 at 9:30 am 0 comments

China-based Uni-Top Airlines took redelivery of an A300-600F (763, ex-China Eastern), following conversion to freighter configuration by EFW. This is the first of seven A300-600s Uni-Top is having converted by EFW, and marks a significant change in the carrier’s strategy. Uni-Top currently operates three 747-200Fs in international service to India fromRead More

Airbus and ST Aero launch A320/A321 P-to-F

Airbus and ST Aero launch A320/A321 P-to-F

June 17, 2015 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Airbus and ST Aerospace formally launched an A320 Family passenger-to-freighter conversion program through their EFW joint venture. It has been no secret that the program was in development, and Cargo Facts expected the formal launch earlier this year, but the companies instead chose the Paris Air Show as the fittingRead More

The A320 freighters are coming!

The A320 freighters are coming!

January 26, 2015 at 10:46 am 1 comment

PacAvi Group inducted its first Airbus A320 aircraft for conversion to freighter configuration at the HAITEC facility at Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN). German-American aviation company PacAvi launched its A320 Family P-to-F conversion program in September last year, and provided a more detailed look at the program a few weeks laterRead More

Egyptair signs launch order for A330 P-to-F conversion program

Egyptair signs launch order for A330 P-to-F conversion program

December 10, 2014 at 10:43 am 0 comments

EFW, the conversion and MRO arm of the Airbus Group, signed an agreement with Egyptair to convert two of the carrier’s A330-200 passenger aircraft to freighter configuration. The deal ends almost three years of speculation about a launch customer for the program, which was first announced in February 2012. MuchRead More