The market for turning passenger aircraft into freighters differs dramatically for narrowbodies and widebodies
The freighter conversion business begins 2013 with a clear division: The market for narrowbody conversions is dynamic and growing, while the market for widebody aircraft has stagnated. The market's current status is belied by the statistics for 2012, when conversions were almost evenly split between the aircraft types. The 64 conversions included 28 widebody and 33 narrowbody aircraft, with the other three on turboprops, the Aviation Week Fleets database shows. Twelve of those 28 ...
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