Embraer said it has signed a firm order for up to 10 Embraer E-Jets Passenger to Freighter (P2F) conversions with an undisclosed customer.
The aircraft for conversion will come from the customer’s current E-Jets fleet, with deliveries starting in 2024.
This is the first firm contract for Embraer’s P2F after an agreement in principle in May with Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) for up to 10 conversion slots for E190F/E195F.
Embraer launched a programme to convert pre-owned E190s and E195s from passenger jets to freighters in March.
Embraer’s E-Jets P2F conversions will have over 50% more volume capacity, three times the range of large cargo turboprops, and up to 30% lower operating costs than narrowbodies, said Embraer…