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

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

July 13, 2016 at 10:53 am 0 comments

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

June 23, 2016 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

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

May 18, 2016 at 10:28 am 0 comments

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

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