CDB Aviation delivers China’s first A330 P2F
CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co. (CDB Leasing), has announced the re-delivery of China’s first-ever converted Airbus A330-300 passenger to freighter (A330 P2F) aircraft on lease to its customer, Sichuan Airlines.
The A330 was converted by Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) with Shanghai Technologies Aerospace Company Limited (Starco) at its facilities in Shanghai Pudong, concluding EFW’s first-ever A330 P2F conversion to have taken place in China.
“This re-delivery marks a significant milestone for Sichuan Airlines and China as we see the outcome of intense work and collaboration resulting in the arrival of the country’s very first A330 P2F,” asserted Jie Chen, CDB Aviation’s CEO.
“We are grateful to the Sichuan Airlines team for trusting CDB Aviation to be a partner in supporting their innovative fleet strategy and for becoming our first A330 P2F customer in China.” (cj)