Tag: P2F conversions

Embraer and Lanzhou Aviation Industry Development Group Sign LoA for 20 Embraer P2F Conversions

Embraer signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) at the 54th Paris Airshow with Lanzhou Aviation Industry Development Group for 20 E190F and E195F E-Jets Passenger-to-Freight Conversions (P2F). Embraer and Lanzhou intend to cooperate on establishing of E190F and E195F conversion capability in Lanzhou, ...

Embraer and NAC Sign a Firm Order for Up to 10 New Embraer P2F Conversions

Embraer and Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), a global leader in regional aircraft leasing, have signed a contract for up to 10 conversion slots for the E190F/E195F, with deliveries starting in 2024. In May of 2022, NAC and Embraer reached an agreement in principle to take up to 10 conversions; t...

SmartLynx Airlines to introduce first Airbus A330-300 freighters to its fleet

SmartLynx Airlines has signed an agreement with Air Transport Services Group to be one of the first customers to take delivery of 6 Airbus A330-300 P2F converted cargo freighters under the terms of a six-year lease. According to Zygimantas Surintas, CEO of SmartLynx Airlines, “The introduction ...

Etihad Engineering and IAI team to provide P2F conversions

Etihad Engineering, the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, has signed a strategic partnership with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), to provide Passenger to Freighter (P2F) conversions on Boeing 777-300ER’s. In 2019, IAI an...

MasAir expands fleet with lease of two A330-300 P2Fs

CDB Aviation has announced today the company has reached an agreement with Mexico-based MasAir Cargo Airline for the lease of two Airbus A330-300 Passenger-to-Freighter aircraft, marking the lessor’s first-ever lease transaction with an airline operator for the aircraft type. The aircraft are ...

IndiGo signs LOI to bring freighters on board

IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, has initiated a freighter programme and is in the process of sourcing 4 A321ceo aircraft each of which will be converted from passenger jets to a full freighter configuration. A Letter of Intent has been signed with a lessor for two aircraft already, and IndiG...

Vallair strengthens MRO team with new director appointed

By Edward Robertson Vallair has strengthened its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) team with the appointment of Armando Filho as director of material management. Following the move, Filho will be responsible for its component support division complementing the activities of the teardown ...

GAMECO expands 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter capacity to meet strong market demand

GAMECO (Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited) today announced the addition of a third conversion line for the 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) at its Guangzhou facility. Concurrently, GAMECO also is inducting the first aircraft into its second BCF line, which was an...

Air Canada signs up for converted freighters as it targets air cargo

Air Transport Services Group, Inc. has announced that its Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc. subsidiary has agreed to purchase two Boeing 767-300ER aircraft from Air Canada of Montreal, convert them from passenger to freighter configuration, and lease them back to Air Canada. This is the first sale-l...

STC for A321 Freighter Conversion achieved by Elbe Flugzeugwerke

Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), joint venture of ST Engineering and Airbus, has received supplemental type certification for its A321 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversion from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The Supplement Type Certificate (STC) comes one month after the prototype ...

Paris Air Show: EFW secures LoI for two new A321 P2F conversions

EFW secured two letters of intent (LoI) with a leasing company and an undisclosed airline for its A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion program at the Paris Air Show this week. The company, a 55:45 joint venture of ST Aerospace and Airbus, based in Dresden, Germany said it will finalise t...

Vallair delivers first Boeing 737-400F to Chinese operator Longhao

Vallair has completed delivery of their first Boeing 737-400F to Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group of China for a Boeing 737CL - to be operated by Longhao Airlines. The aircraft (MSN27916) was previously operated by Japan Transocean Airlines and was converted at Gameco in Guangzhou under a Pemco S...

Vallair leases Boeing 737-700 to Indian operator SpiceJet

Aircraft lessor Vallair has completed a long-term lease agreement with SpiceJet of India for a Boeing 737NG which will be converted into a freighter. The aircraft which was previously operated by TUI and purchased from GEXX and is one of a number of Boeing aircraft that Vallair has recently purc...

Cebu Pacific to fly freighters for 1st time as it signs agreement for two ATR P2Fs

Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) has signed an agreement with Switzerland-based IPR Conversions Ltd to convert two of its ATR 72-500 passenger aircraft into freighters. Cebu Pacific expects to receive the first of two converted aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2018. The aircraft will contin...

AEI receives EASA approval for CRJ200 SF P2F conversion

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the AEI CRJ200 SF passenger-to-freighter conversion. The EASA approval allows the operation of European registered CRJ200 SF freighters. AEI received the original FAA STC for the CRJ200 SF at the end of ...

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