Messier-Bugatti-Dowty selected by Vietnam Airlines to overhaul A321 landing gears

Singapore Airshow, February 12, 2014

Vietnam Airlines has selected Messier-Bugatti-Dowty for the lease and overhaul of five A321 aircraft, extending over a two-year period between 2014-2015.

The landing gears will be overhauled in Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's Singapore-based MRO facility, specialized in the repair and overhaul of landing gears for large commercial aircraft.

Vietnam Airlines is once again renewing its confidence in Messier-Bugatti-Dowty MRO services. MBD was previously selected by the airline in 2012 to execute an overhaul campaign for 8 Boeing 777 landing gear shipsets which will reach completion this year.

Vincent Mascré, Chairman and CEO of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty said, "We thank Vietnam Airlines for their loyalty and trust and are committed to maintaining the quality of service they expect across all product ranges."

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty offers an unrivaled range of landing gear overhaul and customer support services, throughout 11 maintenance facilities based in Europe, Asia and the Americas. The company offers a large stock of replacement landing gear, ready to be dispatched anywhere in the world through its global support network. Messier-Bugatti-Dowty maintains international approvals from all relevant airframers and airworthiness authorities for the entire range of repair and maintenance operations on its own equipment as well as from other leading manufacturers.

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Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) 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 24,000 aircraft making over 40,000 landings every day. The company employs 7,000 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.

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