PACAVI confi rms fi rst A320/321 P2F orders

PACAVI Group chief executive Stephan Hollmann reported on the progress of the company’s first-to-market Airbus A320/A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion programme today, confirming first orders for the PACAVI Freighter LITE.


PACAVI Group chief executive Stephan Hollmann reported on the progress of the company’s first-to-market Airbus A320/A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion programme today, confirming first orders for the PACAVI Freighter LITE.

Customers include Colt Aviation/ Colt Cargo, Norwegian company Airline Management AS, and two more companies that cannot be revealed yet. An additional launch order has been issued by an undisclosed leasing customer.

Brazil-based Colt has ordered two converted A321 freighters with an option for an additional one; Airline Management AS will acquire six A320 freighters.

“It’s the kind of companies like Colt Cargo that our turnkey packages of airframe sourcing, purchase, customized conversion, and leasing or sale are tailored for. Th e small to medium sized operator market is huge, and we have just the right product for these customers,” says Hollmann.

Alex Eckmann, CEO of Colt Aviation, adds: “Th e PACAVI A321 freighters are the perfect addition to our fleet of Boeing 737-400 and 757-200 freighters; with the perfect range and payload, state of the art fly-by-wire technology and low operating costs. Th ey will be excellent workhorses and contribute greatly to our innovative, high-performance logistics concept.”

Th e PACAVI Airbus A321 Freighter LITE will carry approximately 27 tonnes of cargo, flying routes of up to 3,500 nautical miles, depending on load weight.