AerCap announces agreement with EFW for up to 30 Airbus A321 Passenger-to-Freighter conversions

AerCap Holdings N.V. has announced today it has placed firm orders for 15 Airbus A321-200 Passenger to Freighter (P2F) aircraft conversions and an option for a further 15 A321P2F conversions with Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH ‘EFW’.

The aircraft are from AerCap’s A321 passenger portfolio and are expected to begin delivery in 2023 through 2025.

Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW), a subsidiary of ST Engineering and Airbus, combines various aviation activities under one roof including the development and manufacturing of fibre-reinforced composite components for aircraft structures and interiors of the entire Airbus family, the conversion of passenger aircraft into freighter configuration, maintenance and repair of Airbus aircraft as well as engineering services in the context of certification and approval. With almost 30 years of experience, and more than 40 conversion customers worldwide, thereof the largest Express carriers in North America and Europe but also renowned General Freight and Combination Carriers, EFW is the Centre of Excellence for freighter conversions driving the development of the Airbus freighter family.