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A330 P2F conversion begins

A330 P2F conversion begins

March 27, 2015 at 10:43 am 0 comments

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

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

Competing for feedstock

Competing for feedstock

November 14, 2014 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Ireland-based Fly Leasing (which is managed and serviced by US-based BBAM LP) said it has “agreed to sell eight of the 11 Boeing 757 aircraft in its fleet.” No information was provided regarding the purchaser of the eight aircraft, but Cargo Facts believes it is likely to be either DHLRead More

PEMCO launches 737NG conversion program

PEMCO launches 737NG conversion program

October 24, 2014 at 9:19 am 1 comment

MIAMI — The big news from the Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium here today is the formal launch of a 737-700 and 737-800 conversion program by PEMCO World Air Services. Company President Kevin Casey, speaking on the narrowbody freighter session at the Symposium this morning, announced the formal launch of a multi-platformRead More

767 freighters for SF Airlines?

767 freighters for SF Airlines?

October 16, 2014 at 10:36 am 1 comment

Note: SF Express has now (19 October 2014) confirmed to Cargo Facts that it has indeed ordered 767-300 P-to-F conversions from Boeing  At the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong in 2012, George Li Dongqi, VP of Shenzhen-based SF Express, announced the company’s intention to add widebody freighters to theRead More

AEI signs 737NG licensing agreement with Boeing

AEI signs 737NG licensing agreement with Boeing

October 13, 2014 at 10:28 am 0 comments

US-based conversion specialist Aeronautical Engineers Inc signed an agreement to license Boeing engineering data to develop its 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversion. Last week we reported on a new widebody conversion program, this week we follow up with the latest on the narrowbody conversion market. AEI formally launched its 737-800 P-to-F programRead More

A new 767-300 P-to-F program?

A new 767-300 P-to-F program?

October 10, 2014 at 10:23 am 0 comments

US-based Wagner Aeronautical Inc signed an agreement with Boeing to license engineering data “which will allow Wagner to pursue a Supplemental Type Certificate for the B767-300 passenger-to-freighter conversion.” Cargo Facts notes that this does not constitute the formal launch of a Wagner 767-300 passenger-to-freighter conversion program, but, as company President BillRead More

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