ST Aerospace and AirAsia have signed a 10-year
agreement worth approximately US$80m (Sin$102m).
The contract involves component repair
management Maintenance-by-the-Hour (MBHTM) support for 75 of
AirAsia’s Airbus A320 aircraft.
ST Aerospace is currently supporting AirAsia on
an existing component repair management MBHTM programme for 100 A320 aircraft. With this contract, ST Aerospace will effectively
support 175 of AirAsia’s A320 aircraft.
high aircraft utilisation and paramount importance placed on
flight safety and quick turnaround time, AirAsia has managed to
achieve high efficiency in operations to keep our costs low. ST
Aerospace has been a reliable partner, consistently providing us
with high quality and cost effective maintenance, repair and
overhaul services. We have enjoyed 10 years of partnership, and we
look forward to continuing this successful relationship,” said
Tony Fernandes, Group CEO, AirAsia.
This contract marks
the 10 years of partnership between ST Aerospace and AirAsia. ST
Aerospace first provided AirAsia’s fleet of five Boeing 737-300
aircraft with component rotable management and support services in
2002. Through the years, ST Aerospace has steadfastly supported AirAsia’s fleet with an integrated range of solutions that
includes airframe maintenance, avionics upgrades, cabin interior
reconfiguration, component rotable and maintenance services, as
well as engine MBHTM support. When it introduced its new fleet of
100 A320 aircraft in 2007, AirAsia extended its partnership with ST Aerospace for component repair management MBHTM services on
this new aircraft fleet.
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