Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWH) is looking at adding A330P2Fs to its fleet given the dwindling pool of B767 aircraft available for similar conversions.

According to Air Cargo World, AAWH CEO and president Bill Flynn told an audience during the 2017 Cargo Facts Symposium: “At some point, we simply run out of 767 candidates for conversion. The A330-300 freighter shows a lot of promise.”

The ch-aviation aircraft database shows AAWH's Atlas Air (5Y, New York JFK) unit currently operates nine B767-200(F)s, four B767-300(ERBCF)s, seven B767-300(ERBDSF)s, and two B767-300(ERF)s. It also has five B767-300(ER)s all currently undergoing P2F conversions.

For its part, the A330-300P2F programme is being pioneered by Airbus and ST Aerospace subsidiary Elbe Flugzeugwerke with DHL Express its launch customer. Thus far, the global logistics specialist has six firm conversions lined up, the first two of which are expected to deliver towards year-end.