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Finnair Technical Services to Perform Modification Work on Martinairs MD-11 Cargo Aircraft

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Latest Travel News Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Finnair Technical Services is to perform tube strip modifications for Dutch airline Martinair. Finnair will remove cabin equipment and accessories from four Boeing MD-11 aircraft.

The modification project will commence in April and last till August, 2008. Finnair Technical Services has carried out base maintenance checks for Martinair MD-11 fleet since 2005.

We appreciate the continuation of the co-operation with Martinair. The agreement also strengthens Finnairs position as an MD-11 wide-body aircraft maintenance unit in Europe, and indicates Finnair's competitiveness on world-wide aircraft maintenance markets, said Sales Manager Jari Soukka from Finnair Technical Services.

Finnair Technical Services will provide maintenance support for MD-11 aircraft type even after Finnair has retired its Boeing MD-11 passenger aircraft fleet by spring 2010. In January Finnair Technical Services announced a significant agreement covering maintenance services for Aeroflot Cargo Boeing MD-11 aircraft until 2016.

Martinair, founded in 1958, is a private airline company operating scheduled, charter and cargo traffic to 60 destinations. Martinairs fleet consists of 17 aircraft, in which seven are Boeing MD-11 freighters.

Finnair Technical Services annual turnover is over 200 million, of which approximately 25% comes from customers outside the Finnair Group.

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