Mid-sized freighters at the core of market demand
With a requirement for over 2,300 dedicated
freighters over the next 20 years mid-sized
freighters remain at the core of the market.
The A330-200F is capable of serving efficiently
big airports such as Hong Kong,
Shanghai and Frankfurt, while allowing profitable
operations on secondary but high yield
routes where the capacity of larger freighters
wouldn’t make sense.
The airlines that operate the A330-200F mid-sized
freighters are properly geared to match
capacity with demand on all markets without
relying solely on trunk routes.
The A330-200F represents an ideal replacement
for old generation freighters, and it also
provides airlines with an efficient solution to
complement larger freighters and belly cargo.
It is the ideal asset to optimise cargo market
coverage in today’s business environment.
Our answer to today’s market needs
Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer with
the most modern and comprehensive family
of airliners on the market.
Based on the highly successful A330-200, the
A330-200F is the only new mid-sized, long-haul
freighter. This flexible and technologically
advanced aircraft builds on Airbus’ successful
experience in the regional freighter market
and benefits from the experience of over 1,000
The A330-200F has payload, range and
economics superior to previous generation
freighters, carrying 70 tonnes with a range up
to 4,000nm / 7,400km.
As the most efficient, profitable and reliable
freighter of its generation, the A330-200F
provides similar unit costs compared to larger
Its versatile main deck accommodates standard
industry pallets and containers, but also
enables to carry oversized cargo with 16ft/20ft
With the A330-200F you can be sure that
your temperature or time sensitive goods are
transported in optimal conditions. It will support
you every day to deliver the highest quality
of services to your customers.
A330-200F — The right freighter, right now!
Part of a winning family
The A330 remains the preferred choice for
over 100 airlines worldwide that benefit from
its proven and unrivalled low operating costs.
Derived from the A330 jetliner family, the
A330-200F is a new-generation purpose-built
freighter that adapts the proven technologies
of the passenger variant to the needs
of cargo operations.
Benefit from full operational commonality
The A330-200F features a common flight
deck with the A330 passenger variant and
virtually identical flying qualities with the
A320, A340, A350XWB and A380 Families.
Today airlines are benefitting from significant
savings through reduced training requirements
and a common pool of pilots. For
a pilot already qualified on the passenger
variant, only computer-based training is
required in transitioning to the all-cargo
Proven, excellent in-service reliability
A330-200F freighters operate worldwide.
In day to day operations the aircraft flies
between 350 and 400 hours per month,
which is equivalent to large freighters.
These are high figures in light of the industry
average and they underline the excellent
reliability of the A330-200F since its entry
into service — current dispatch reliability
The cost efficient freighter
In today’s market larger freighters struggle to
gather sufficient payload to reach profitability,
resulting in more risk and lower frequencies.
The A330-200F was launched to answer the
need for efficient, mid-size aircraft that could
be operated on thinner or frequency driven
markets with economics equivalent to those
of larger freighters. For example, at 70 tonnes,
the A330-200F cost per tonne is 35 % lower
than that of a larger freighter. Fuel-efficient
technologies, flexible cargo configurations
and optimised load factors make the A330-200F a highly cost-efficient freighter.
Your ideal partner to cope with imbalanced cargo flows
Freight flies only one way, leading to flow
imbalances with differences in loads and
yields for out-bound and in-bound services.
These imbalances can have a dramatic impact
if low loads are combined with low
yields. Hence, the larger the aircraft the
deeper is the loss on the ‘weak’ leg.
With its competitive economics, the A330-200F is your ideal partner for imbalanced
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A330-200F - The right freighter, right now!