PACAVI Group has confirmed its first orders for the Freighter LITE Airbus A320/A321 passenger-to-freighter conversion.
Colt Aviation has ordered two A321s with the option for one more, Airline Management will acquire six A320s and an undisclosed leasing customer has also ordered aircraft.
Colt Aviation chief executive officer, Alex Eckmann says: “The 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. They will be excellent workhorses and contribute greatly to our innovative, high-performance logistics concept.”
The PACAVI A321 Freighter LITE has a cargo capacity of 27 tonnes and a range of up to 3,500 nautical miles, depending on load. The conversion includes a 140-inch main deck cargo door, a Class E cargo interior, a 9G barrier and manual cargo loading system. Typically it can accommodate up to 13 88 x 125 x 82 inch unit load devices or pallets and one smaller container.