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IAI joins partners for Boeing 777 conversion facility in Korea

IAI Joins Partners for Boeing 777 Conversion Facility in Korea

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) joined the Sharp Technics K (STK) and Incheon International Airport Corporation for a ceremony heralding the commencement of construction for a collaborative Boeing 777 passenger-to-freight conversion facility in Korea.

Shmuel Kuzi, Executive VP and General Manager of IAI’s Aviation Group said: “Today is a significant milestone in the ‘Big Twin’ program and our partnership with STK and Incheon International Airport.

“I appreciate our partners’ investment of time and resources in this important project, and I look forward to further developing our strategic cooperation with Korean companies and the South Korean government.”

IAI, in conjunction with AerCap, successfully converted a Boeing 777-300ER (known as the ‘Big Twin’) to a freight configuration.