(29 Apr 2021)
Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has signed a
cooperation agreement with Airbus to co-develop temporary “Cargo in the Cabin”
solutions for A330 aircraft.
This new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC)
solution will enable operators to load cargo into the cabins of
their A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft.
Under the agreement, LHT owns the STC and will
provide the modification kits for customers, while Airbus’ role as
the OEM includes providing technical data, engineering validations
and operational calculations.
The procedure consists of first removing the seats
and then installing industry standard “PKC” pallets and nets on
the main deck.
“This new solution