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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

The 757 conversion market heats up

The 757 conversion market heats up

Conversions, Express, News, Premium Newswire May 11, 2015 at 9:24 am

For the last few years, the 757 -200 passenger-to-freighter conversion market has been driven primarily  by FedEx. There has been a slow, but steady, trickle of orders from other carriers, particularly DHL Express and SF Express, but with FedEx nearing the end of its 757 binge, it appeared that demand for the typeRead More

A new door for the CRJ200

A new door for the CRJ200

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) reached a milestone in its CRJ200 SF passenger-to-freighter conversion program in early May with the cutting of the door (see photos below). AEI said the door cutting marked the mid-point in the overall modification process and added that it was on schedule for certification for lateRead More

IAI launches 737-700 P-to-F program

IAI launches 737-700 P-to-F program

Conversions May 5, 2015 at 7:19 am

Israel Aerospace Industries formally launched  a 737-700 passenger-to-freighter conversion program, to be offered through its MRO and conversion arm, Bedek Aviation Group. IAI provided little in the way of technical specifications, but did tell Cargo Facts that the 737-700BDSF will offer eight full-size pallet positions plus two smaller positions, andRead More

A330 P2F conversion begins

A330 P2F conversion begins

Aircraft, Conversions, News, Photos+Videos, Premium Newswire March 27, 2015 at 10:43 am

EFW is reported to have selected an ex-Malaysia Airlines A330-300 (116) as the prototype aircraft in its A330 passenger-to-freighter conversion program. EFW, the MRO and conversion arm of the Airbus Group (now 35% owned by ST Aerospace), announced early this year that Egyptair Cargo would be the launch customer forRead More