June 10, 2014
Boeing 767 Modification – Correction
In our May 2014 MRO e-magazine cover story regarding 767 modifications, it was incorrectly stated that Boeing no longer charges an annual fee in support of passenger to freighter conversions, ending a policy introduced by Boeing in 2009.
However, the correct statement is that Boeing policy for supporting operators of third-party passenger-to-freighter conversions remains unchanged. Boeing does charge operators an annual fee to support freighters converted under a licensing agreement with a third-party conversion house, such as IAI/Bedek. This purchased support covers the areas of the plane unaffected by the conversion.