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EUROATLANTIC AIRWAYS AWARDS CONTRACT TO M&B CONVERSIONS TO CONVERT BOEING 767-300ER FROM PASSENGER TO FREIGHTER CONFIGURATION
Dublin, Ireland, November 13, 2008 - EuroAtlantic Airways, based in Sintra, Portugal, has awarded a contract to M&B Conversions, Dublin, Ireland, to convert one of its Boeing 767-300ER aircraft from passenger to freighter configuration.
This will be EuroAtlantic's first freight aircraft and will be M&B's launching aircraft for their B767-300 conversion program.
M&B Conversions, formed in 2007, is a joint venture between Mitsui, Tokyo, Japan and Israel Aerospace Industries' Bedek Aviation Group, Ben Gurion Airport, Israel. The company invests in the development of B767-300 conversions and is marketing the product worldwide. Bedek will perform the conversion as a subcontractor to M&B.
Bedek has developed the B767-300 conversion program. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered to EuroAtlantic in September 2009 following issuance of the Supplemental Type Certificate by the FAA, EASA and Israel CAA.
Dany Kleiman, IAI corporate Vice President and Bedek Aviation Group General Manager, expressed his appreciation to EuroAtlantic's management for selecting the M&B team to perform the conversion.