Post Tagged with: "Freighter conversion"

ANA to add more 767 freighters

October 10, 2014 at 9:35 am 0 comments

To capture a share of the growing demand for air freight shipment of car parts and electronics in South Asia, Japan’s All Nippon Airways is planning on expanding routes to India. Quoted in Bloomberg, ANA Cargo President Akira Okada did not provide much detail about specific destinations, although he didRead More

New Airbus freighter forecast

New Airbus freighter forecast

September 30, 2014 at 9:19 am 1 comment

Airbus released a new edition of its Global Market Forecast showing aircraft demand for 2014 through 2033. During the 20-year period Airbus predicts 31,358 aircraft will be delivered, of which just 803 will be freighters. The fleet prediction is based on average annual increases of 4.7% in passenger demand andRead More

New A320/A321 P-to-F program announced

New A320/A321 P-to-F program announced

September 25, 2014 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

US-based PacAvi Group Inc said today that it “is spearheading a new program for conversions of Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft from passenger-to-freighter configuration.” According to the announcement (the full text of which is included below), PacAvi “will be joined in this program by AeroTurbine, Inc., a wholly ownedRead 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

Precision to convert ninth 757 for SF Airlines

Precision to convert ninth 757 for SF Airlines

August 20, 2014 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Shenzhen-based SF Airlines ordered a ninth 757-200 passenger-to-freighter conversion from Precision Aircraft Solutions. To meet the exploding demand for express package delivery, Chinese express giant SF Express has been rapidly expanding the fleet of its airline subsidiary, SF Airlines, from a single Precision-converted 757-200PCF redelivered in October 2009, to theRead More

Freighter conversion – a story in photos

Freighter conversion – a story in photos

June 25, 2014 at 10:11 am 1 comment

In September 1999, Japan Transocean Air took delivery of a 737-400, msn 29487. The carrier, a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, operated the aircraft from its hub in Naha, Okinawa, until late last year when it was acquired by DHL Express as a candidate for conversion to freighter configuration. DHL wasRead More

Cargojet to purchase four more 767s

Cargojet to purchase four more 767s

May 23, 2014 at 10:57 am 0 comments

In the past month we have twice posted about Canada-based Cargojet expanding its fleet. Well, they are at it again, so here is Chapter 3 in the Cargojet Chronicles — more 767s, more 757s, and even some Challenger 601s. But first, a summary of Chapters 1 and 2: In theRead More