Safran Landing Systems has been selected by AirAsia X, an Air Asia affiliate, to provide landing gear maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services on its A330 fleet.
The contract was announced during the signing ceremony in Sepang, in the presence of Benyamin Ismail, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X, and Shang Cheow Beng, Managing Director of Safran Landing Systems in Singapore.
The contract covers complete overhaul and repair services for 24 landing gears of Airbus A330 aircraft. The first scheduled services will be provided by the Safran Landing Systems MRO facility located in Singapore and will start this year and run through 2025.
Safran Landing Systems MRO division in Singapore is currently commissioned to provide MRO services for landing gears of the A320 fleet operated by AirAsia (32 aircraft). This newly signed contract will bring the total contracted aircraft with AirAsia Group to 56.
“We are particularly satisfied to see AirAsia Group’s continued confidence in our services, and recognition of our ability to deliver the highest and most competitive level of services, quality and performance.” said Jean-Paul Alary, Chief Executive Officer of Safran Landing Systems.