Cebu Pacific Air has selected Safran for MRO operations on the landing gears of part of its A320 fleet
MRO Asia-Pacific, Singapore, September 21, 2022,
The Philippine airline Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) has selected Safran Landing Systems to provide the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services on 14 aircraft of its Airbus A320 fleet.
The Safran Landing Systems repair workshop of Singapore, which is a joint venture with Singapore Airlines Engineering Company (SiAEC), will perform the airline’s complete overhaul and repair business for the next three years. This state of the art plant is staffed with over 300 highly skilled MRO specialists, ensuring reliable, responsive and cost-effective services to support airlines operations.
Shevantha Weerasekera, Cebu Pacific Air Vice President / Senior Adviser - Engineering and Fleet Management: “We are extremely pleased to be continuing our partnership with Safran. They share our values on maintenance quality and turnaround time, provided at very competitive rate.”
Bruno Chiarelli, Safran Landing Systems Executive Vice President - MRO: “We are proud that Cebu has renewed its confidence in Safran Landing Systems. This new contract underlines our ability to offer the best services, based on a perfect understanding of our customers’ specific needs, with the highest level of competitiveness, quality and performance.”
Thanks to its network of 8 MRO centers, in Europe, Asia and Americas, Safran Landing Systems perform more than 12,000 repairs annually for more than 300 customers worldwide.
This contract will also benefit from Landing LifeTM, the Safran Landing Systems tailored, responsive, reliable and cost-effective support services.
Safran is an international high-technology group operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), space and defense markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15.3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Its expertise covers the entire lifecycle of its products, from design and manufacturing to maintenance and repair. The company has partnerships with more than 25 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, supporting more than 32,000 aircraft and making over 80,000 landings every day.
Cebu Pacific Air entered the Philippine aviation industry 26 years ago and is now the largest airline in the country with its “low fare, great value” strategy. It offers the widest network in the Philippines, with flights spanning Asia and the Middle East. One of the youngest fleets in the world, its 78-strong aircraft fleet is composed of Airbus and ATR aircraft, which includes its two ATR freighters.
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