Airbus Freighter Conversion GmbH is responsible for the freighter conversion of the Airbus A320/A321 Family aircraft. AFC is an EADS EFW (32%), Airbus (18%), UAC (25%) and Irkut (25%) joint venture company, headquartered in Dresden, Germany.
The A320/A321P2F is the first converted aircraft under the Airbus flag and as such includes comprehensive customer services and fully integrated manuals. As a completely OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) certified conversion, the operator will enjoy full Airbus support throughout the aircraft´s lifetime – unique in this market.
Post conversion payload will vary from 5,900 ft³ (A320P2F) to 7,700 ft³ (A321P2F), with a range of up to 2,000 nm and up to 2,100 nm respectively.
Prototype production of the A320P2F will start in 2011; entry into service will be in 2012.