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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

A330 P2F cargo loading system milestone

December 10, 2014 at 8:03 am 0 comments

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

November 4, 2014 at 11:14 am 0 comments

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

More A300-600 P-to-F conversions for Uni-top

September 24, 2014 at 10:29 am 0 comments

China-based Uni-top Airlines now has six A300-600s in P-to-F conversion at the EFW facility in Dresden (DRS), but looks set to add another. Uni-Top currently operates three 747-200Fs from its base in Wuhan, but the carrier says it is in the process of setting up a domestic China feeder operation toRead More

Uni-top Airlines looks at regional feeder operations

September 5, 2014 at 10:21 am 0 comments

China’s Uni-top Airlines, a subsidiary of the Shenzhen-based Uni-top Group, launched 747-200F service from its base in Wuhan to Almaty in Kazakhstan on July 30. More interesting, however, is that according to a Uni-top executive, the airline is in the process of setting up a domestic China feeder operation toRead More

EFW to convert four A300-600s for Uni-Top

EFW to convert four A300-600s for Uni-Top

March 31, 2014 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

The Cargo Facts Asia 2014 event is still an hour from being officially underway, and already there is news breaking. The first news – from late last night – is a major move by Wuhan-based Uni-Top Airlines, which signed an order with EFW for four A300-600 passenger-to-freighter conversions. Cargo FactsRead More