South Korea’s Asiana Airlines has selected
Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) to provide components support
for its daily A330 operations.
The FHS Components agreement, which will run for
10 years, provides an extensive scope of A330 line replaceable
units (LRUs), guaranteed spare parts availability through pool
access service, on-site stock at customer main base and selected
outstations, as well as repair service to Asiana Airlines.
Mr. Sang-Woo Noh, SVP Purchasing & Legal Affairs
at Asiana Airlines said, “With the experience and professional
Flight Hour Services support already being demonstrated by Airbus
on our A380 fleet, we are confident that this new Airbus FHS
Component contract will likewise ensure the highest A330
Asiana Airlines currently operates 33 single aisle A320
Family aircraft, 15 twin aisle widebody A330-300s and two double
deck A380s. The carrier also has outstanding orders for four more
A380s and 30 all-new A350 XWB aircraft.
Didier Lux, EVP Customer
Services at Airbus said, “This new agreement is a major step to
build on our existing relationship with Asiana Airlines and is
proof of its confidence in the Airbus FHS solution. We are
extremely proud that another world-class airline has reaffirmed
its trust in the quality of our technical and competitive
Asiana Airlines is
the sixth operator to have selected Airbus Flight Hour Services
for the A330.
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