Post Tagged with: "Freighter conversion"

DHL to convert up to 32 more 757s

DHL to convert up to 32 more 757s

Aircraft, Conversions, Express, News, Premium Newswire October 6, 2015 at 10:50 am

DHL has begun to replace thirty-two older 757-200Fs with new conversions. Markus Otto, Managing Director of DHL Express subsidiary carrier EAT Leipzig, was quoted in the German aviation press as saying DHL would retire and scrap not only the ten 757-200SFs in the EAT Leipzig fleet, but also the twenty-two ofRead More

YTO is launch customer for Boeing’s 737-800BCF

YTO is launch customer for Boeing’s 737-800BCF

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Conversions, Express, News September 28, 2015 at 10:49 am

Hangzhou YTO Express Airlines, the recently formed air arm of Shanghai-based YTO Express, signed a launch customer agreement (LCA) with Boeing for fifteen 737-800BCF passenger-to-freighter conversions. Yu Weijiao, President of YTO Express and Stanley A. Deal, Senior Vice President of Boeing Commercial Airplanes signed the agreement at a ceremony duringRead 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

Shakeup down under

Shakeup down under

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Express, News, Premium Newswire June 26, 2015 at 10:46 am

Changing business relationships in Australia and New Zealand are having a big impact on the air freight scene. Virgin Australia has for some time had an agreement with Australia-based forwarder and logistics services provider Toll Group, under which Toll managed the carrier’s Australian cargo (and used the Virgin Australia fleetRead More

GECAS places launch order for AEI 737-800 P-to-F

GECAS places launch order for AEI 737-800 P-to-F

Conversions, Premium Newswire June 19, 2015 at 10:26 am

The narrowbody freighter boom continues. Aircraft lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) closed the Paris Air Show with the announcement of an order with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc for up to twenty 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversions. AEI was the first of the conversion houses to announce the formal launch of a P-to-FRead 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

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

IAI launches 737-800 P-to-F

Conversions, News, Premium Newswire June 9, 2015 at 10:47 am

Several weeks ago, we reported that Bedek Aviation Group, the MRO and conversion arm of Israel Aerospace Industries, had launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program for the Boeing 737-700. Bedek has now confirmed the -700 program, and also announced the formal launch of a similar P-to-F program for the 737-800. BedekRead More

GAMECO will be PEMCO's third conversion center in China.

GAMECO to convert prototype A321 for PACAVI

Asia, Conversions, Premium Newswire May 13, 2015 at 10:02 am

Aircraft management and engineering company PACAVI and Guangzhou-based MRO GAMECO expanded their strategic partnership, saying that GAMECO would perform passenger-to-freighter conversion of PACAVI’s first A321 Freighter LITE, with work to commence “no later than the fourth quarter of 2015.” In January of this year HAITEC began conversion of PACAVI’s prototypeRead More