Air International 2021-06
N.Pittaway - You only live twice
This ex-Emirates widebody, N557CC (c/n 32789), will become the first Boeing 777-300ERSF. Israel Aircraft Industries is converting the General Electric GE90-powered jet
The Big Twin, the passenger-to-freighter conversion programme of the GE-90 powered 777-300ER, has now advanced beyond the planning phase to the physical modification stage of the process
A General Electric CF6-equipped Boeing 767-300ERBCF, N1427A, (c/n 28098), landing at Houston/Intercontinental. While P2F conversions are available, the US manufacturer is still currently producing dedicated new-build freighter versions of the type
China’s SF Airlines has invested in single-aisle passenger-to-freighter conversions, snapping up 15 of the aircraft, including this example, seen at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
The A330P2F programme complements Airbus’s already popular new-build A330-200Fs. The prototype for the latter is seen departing Toulouse on its first flight in November 2009
The Airbus A330P2F programme was launched in 2012, with all conversion work being carried out at Elbe Flugzeugwerke’s facilities in Dresden, Germany. This -300P2F, EI-HEA (c/n 116), was the first of the type to be delivered to an airline customer
This 2000-built Airbus A321P2F, G-DHJH (c/n 1238), was converted in Singapore ahead of delivery to aircraft leasing and management firm BBAM and subsequently leased to UK-based Titan Airways
Ex-Thomas Cook A321 G-DHJH will be operated by Titan Airways as G-POWY (c/n 1238)
The world’s first Airbus A321P2F was handed over to Qantas's freight division in October 2020. The 1998-vintage airframe, VH-ULD (c/n 835), was originally delivered factory fresh to British Midland in a 195-seat passenger layout
The interior of the Qantas A321P2F, converted by EFW, a joint venture of Airbus and ST Engineering
Coventry-based West Atlantic UK took the first Boeing 737-800BCF, G-NPTA (c/n 32740), in April 2018. On lease from GECAS, it formerly served with Travel Service, Sunwing Airlines and SpiceJet in passenger configuration
Building on the success of the Classic 737 conversion programme, Boeing launched the 737-800BCF in 2016 and has since achieved more than 180 commitments