Safran signs a NacelleLife™ service contract with Loongair for its Airbus A320neo fleet
Safran Nacelles has been selected by Loong Airlines for asset solutions and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of the nacelles of their 70 Airbus A320neo equipped with CFM International* LEAP-1A engines.
Loong Airlines will have access to Safran Nacelles’ shared pool of nacelles end-items. The Chinese airline will also benefit from OEM** guaranteed MRO solutions at Safran Nacelles new repair station in Suzhou, China.
Alain Berger, Safran Nacelles’ Executive Vice President – Customer Support & Services, commented: “We are very proud to become Loong Airlines’ partner through this service agreement. Safran Nacelles is committed to supporting the continuously growing market segment in China, with efficient nacelles systems and flexible service solutions.”
Mr. Wang Dong, Loongair’s general manager of engineering and maintenance, added: “Our priority is providing best-in-class service to our customers. This agreement will not only ensure asset availability and reactivity through Safran Nacelles’ strategic storage locations but also OEM** quality of repairs on nacelles.”
Safran Nacelles’ repair services and spares resources are part of the company’s NacelleLife™ support program, which ensures responsive, cost effective and high-quality services that keep airliners in operational condition while minimizing costs. Read more…
(*) CFM International is a 50/50 joint venture between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE Aerospace.
(**) OEM: Safran Nacelles Original Equipment Manufacturer for the Airbus A320neo’s LEAP-1A nacelles.