Messier Services announces major contract signature with Alitalia

Velizy, France - August, 31st 2010

Messier Services (Safran group) and Alitalia signed an agreement covering equipment services on their 90 A320 family aircraft.

According to this 3-year contract which starts immediately, Messier Services is the exclusive provider for some components and services on braking and steering systems.

The work will be carried out in Messier Services France's Molsheim, Alsace facility.

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Messier Services provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services for aircraft landing and braking systems and the associated hydraulics. In addition, the company offers an expanding range of customized ground support equipment and tooling services. Part of the Safran group, Messier Services has nearly 1,600 employees at plants in Europe, the Americas and Singapore. The company is certified by all relevant constructors and airworthiness authorities for the entire range of repair and maintenance operations on equipment produced by Messier-Dowty, Messier-Bugatti and other leading manufacturers.

For more information, please visit www.messierservices.com

Nathalie MEYER-CAILLAUD
Tel +33 (0)1 30 67 45 12
Fax +33 (0)1 30 67 45 92
nathalie.caillaud@messierservices.com