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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

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

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

Conversions, Photos+Videos October 9, 2015 at 9:51 am

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?

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Conversions, Premium Newswire, Strategy August 25, 2015 at 9:30 am

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

Aircraft, Asia, Conversions, News, Premium Newswire June 17, 2015 at 10:36 am

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!

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 26, 2015 at 10:46 am

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

Carriers, Conversions, News, Premium Newswire December 10, 2014 at 10:43 am

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

A330 P2F cargo loading system milestone

Conversions, Premium Newswire December 10, 2014 at 8:03 am

US-based Ancra International successfully demonstrated the powered cargo loading system it designed for EFW’s A330-200/-300 passenger-to-freighter conversion program. Ancra said the demonstration showed the CLS’ ability to provide automated loading of a fully laden 20-foot pallet from the ground handling equipment through the simulated aircraft door and then rotate theRead More

Keeping track of the narrowbody conversion programs

Keeping track of the narrowbody conversion programs

Conversions, News November 4, 2014 at 11:14 am

How many narrowbody conversion programs does the world need? When Aeronautical Engineers Inc announced the launch of a 737-800 P-to-F conversion program at the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong this spring, we did not expect AEI would have the field to itself for long. But just six monthsRead More