Corsair Signs an exclusive NacelleLife™ service contract with Safran for all its Airbus A330neo nacelles
Gonfreville l’Orcher, April 29th 2021
Safran Nacelles has signed a 12-year NacelleLife™ service contract with Corsair for the nacelles of its 5 Airbus A330neo. With this contract, Safran Nacelles commits to the repair of the nacelles and the general service of the thrust reverser at the time of their programmed removals with the support of its network of experts for on-site nacelle inspections and its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) centres.
Alain Berger, Safran Nacelles’ Executive Vice President - Sales & Marketing commented: “I am delighted that Corsair is renewing its trust in Safran Nacelles following their first contract on their Airbus A330ceo nacelle fleet in 2019. This new contract for the A330neo nacelles demonstrates that we are a partner of choice when it comes to the support and service of its nacelles.”
Enea Fracassi, Corsair fleet & technical director, noted: “This contract is part of a global action that aims to improve the cost and efficiency of our fleet maintenance. Aircraft on ground occurrences will therefore be reduced and the work of our teams eased during the maintenance of our A330neo aircraft.”
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space 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 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 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 Nacelles is one of the world's leaders of aircraft engine nacelle systems and a player in after-sales with 23,000 equipment in service and 145,000 flight hours a day. The company is positioned on all market segments, from regional and business jets to the largest commercial aircraft.
About Corsair International
A scheduled French airline specialised in international long-haul, Corsair employs 1,100 people and transports 1.2 million passengers per year. Corsair operates scheduled flights to the Caribbean (Guadeloupe and Martinique), the Indian Ocean (Reunion, Mauritius, Mayotte), Africa (Ivory Coast), and Canada (Montreal). New routes from Lyon and Marseille to Reunion and Mayotte will start operating from June 21st, 2021.
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