Messier-Bugatti-Dowty selected for loan, exchange and overhaul of landing gears on Qatar Airways Airbus aircraft

Dubai, January 23, 2013 – Qatar Airways has selected Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) for the loan/exchange and overhaul of landing gear on all its Airbus fleet of A300-600, A319, A320, A321, A330 and A340-600 until 2021, representing over 60 shipsets.

The landing gears will be overhauled primarily through Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's repair stations in France and the UK.

This contract further establishes Messier-Bugatti-Dowty a MRO provider of choice in the region, and confirms its position of world leader in the MRO market for Airbus landing gear.
  
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's MRO division offers an unrivaled range of landing gear overhaul and customer support services. It calls on personalized monitoring of each landing gear leg and a large stock of replacement landing gear for all Airbus models, ready to be dispatched anywhere in the world through its global support network.

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Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran group), is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Company capabilities encompass the full life cycle of our products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and supports more than 23,000 aircraft making over 35,000 landings every day. The company employs 6,500 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (groupe Safran)
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78 140 Vélizy-Villacoublay – France
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