Messier-Bugatti-Dowty selected to overhaul landing gear on China Eastern Airlines A340-600 Airbus aircraft

Paris Air Show, June 20, 2013

China Eastern Airlines has selected Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) for the exchange and overhaul of landing gear on five A340-600 aircraft.
 
The nose, central and main landing gears will be overhauled in Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) facility in Molsheim, France.

This latest contract is showing that once more, Chinese A340 operators are trusting Messier-Bugatti-Dowty and reinforces its position as the world's leading supplier of landing gear MRO services for Airbus programs.
 
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's MRO division offers an unrivaled range of landing gear overhaul and customer support services, throughout 11 maintenance facilities based in Europe, Asia and the Americas. 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.
The company maintains international approvals from all relevant airframers and airworthiness authorities for the entire range of repair and maintenance operations on equipment produced by Messier-Bugatti-Dowty and other leading manufacturers.

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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 6,800 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.

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