ASIA Travel Tips.com

Sichuan Airlines signs First Airbus Flight Hour Services in China

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Send to Friend ASIA Travel Tips.com Latest Travel News Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Sichuan Airlines, the first Chinese operator to fly Airbus A320 Family aircraft, has signed a contract with Airbus for customized Flight Hour Services (FHS) for its future fleet of three brand new leased A330s, which are scheduled to be in service from early next year. Sichuan Airlines is the first customer for Airbus FHS in China.

Under the agreement, Airbus guarantees availability of key Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) as well as related logistics and maintenance services for Sichuan Airlines for an initial 13.5-year period.

Airbus FHS helps minimize aircraft on-the-ground time by providing airlines with even faster and simpler access to spare parts and services at predictable rates, based on stock and flight hour parameters. Airbus already has FHS services in operation with other customers in the Asian region.

"The introduction of Airbus A330s and the Airbus FHS for the new A330 fleet is a natural choice for Sichuan Airlines as we have been in successful partnership with Airbus for 14 years. Thanks to the tailor-made Airbus Flight Hour Services, we will optimise our investment and deliver better services to our customers," said Mr. Lan Xinguo, Chairman of Sichuan Airlines.

Charles Champion, Executive Vice President Customer Services of Airbus, said, "There are now more than 530 Airbus aircraft in operation with Chinese airlines and the Airbus fleet in China are expanding fast. More than ever, our Chinese customers are expecting from us innovative and flexible solutions to enable safe, efficient and profitable operations and this agreement strengthens further our partnership with our long time customer Sichuan Airlines."

Sichuan Airlines was also the operator of the very first Airbus A320 assembled by Family Final Assembly Line China (FALC) in Tianjin.

See other recent news regarding: Airlines, Airports, Flights, Codeshare, Lounges, First Class, Business Class, MICE, GDS, Rewards, Miles, Hotels, Apartments, Promotions, Spas, New Hotels, Traffic, Visitor Arrivals, Cruises, Free Deals, Videos, Sichuan Airlines, Airbus


Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address above, or return to the Latest Travel News Asia main page to see all the latest headlines. You can also s
tay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
     
Exclusive HD video interview with Ms. Ina Israel of Coco Beach Island Resort in Puerto Galera, Philippines Expansion / Upgrade Plans @ Banyan The Resort Hua Hin, Thailand. Exclusive Interview with General Manager, Khun Sirirat Murphy Exclusive HD video with Ms. Kanyarat Tantiviwat (Tarn), Director of Sales at The Haven Khao Lak Resort in Thailand
Coco Beach Island Resort Banyan The Resort, Hua Hin The Haven, Khao Lak
Exclusive HD video interview with Tin Kyi Min @ Yin Mon Oo, Director of Business Development of Mann Yadanarpon Airlines of Myanmar. Exclusive HD video interview with John Edwards, Executive Chef at The Orchard Wellness and Health Resort in Melaka, Malaysia Exclusive HD video interview with Art P. Boncato JR., Assistant Secretary of Tourism Regulation, Coordination and Resource Generation (TRCRG) at the Department of Tourism of Philippines
Mann Yadanarpon Airlines Exec Chef at Resort in Melaka Philippines Tourism
Exclusive HD video interview with Gilles Flores, General Manager of the Ngapali Bay Villas and Spa in Myanmar. Exclusive HD video interview with Ye Myat Min (Reggie), Commercial Director of Asian Wings Airways, a full service Myanmar-based airline Exclusive HD video interview with Dean Cid, General Manager of the Microtel by Wyndham Mall of Asia in Manila, Philippines
Ngapali Bay Villas Asian Wings Airways Microtel by Wyndham
An exclusive HD video interview about the elegant Airbus A350 XWB with David Velupillai, Marketing Director for Airbus Corporate Jets at Singapore Airshow 2014 Exclusive HD video interview with Ms. Myat Myat Tun, Deputy Director (Reservation/Ticketing & Interline) Commercial of Air Bagan in Myanmar ATR Demonstrates 72-600 Flight Simulator During Singapore Airshow 2014
Airbus A350 Air Bagan (Myanmar) ATR Simulator
Inside Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - HD Video It takes 800 workers between 65 and 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380. Showers, Bars, Lounge - The Emirates Airbus A380 Has Them All - HD Video Tour Thai Airways International Takes Delivery of Brand New Boeing 777-300ER
Qatar Airways B787 Emirates A380 Thai Airways B777-300ER
Latest Travel News
Advertising
Advertising
© Copyright 1997 - 2015 - ASIA Travel Tips.com - All rights reserved.