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Safran and AJW Group sign Landing Life™ service agreement for Airbus A320 and A330 landing gears components


MRO Europe, London (UK), October 20, 2022

AJW Group, a world-leading independent aircraft component parts, repair, and supply chain solutions provider, has selected Safran Landing Systems Landing LifeTM service contract to perform component repairs on landing gears, braking and steering system equipment.

As the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of the equipment, Safran Landing Systems will provide state-of-the-art repair supporting the operations of AJW’s Airbus A320 and A330 global customer base.

Under this exclusive five-year contract, Safran Landing Systems repair the components from its worldwide network across France, UK, Singapore and Mexico. Once repaired, the equipment will be shipped to AJW’s locations around the World.

Alan Doherty, SVP MRO Sales & Business Development at Safran Landing Systems said: "We are delighted to strengthen our relationship on MRO with AJW Group – a client that we have worked alongside for many years. This agreement is the demonstration of a shared willingness to deliver the best possible service, highest level of quality and the expected level of performance of an aviation equipment manufacturer".

Barry Swift, Senior Vice President Operations at AJW Group added: “We are pleased to be forging our MRO partnership with Safran Landing Systems. Amidst the many challenges currently facing the aviation industry, this agreement is testimony to AJWs’ commitment to providing bespoke service and agile solutions to our global customer supply chain. The signing of this agreement with Safran, as the equipment OEM, compliments the world-class Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul services we provide from our flagship maintenance facility, AJW Technique, in Montreal as we continue to transform aviation efficiency through continuous improvement to meet the needs and demands of our customers.”

To date, Safran Landing Systems perform more than 13,000 repairs annually for more than 300 customers worldwide.

Landing LifeTM is designed for operators, MRO centers and aircraft leasing firms and covers all Safran Landing Systems' after-sales business, aiming to provide a responsive, reliable and good-value service.

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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.

For further details: Follow @Safran and @SafranLandingS on Twitter. www.ajw-group.com

AJW Group is the world-leading independent aircraft component parts, repair and supply chain solutions provider, transforming efficiency in commercial, business and defence aviation. AJW has a global presence with operational hubs and local offices across Africa, Asia Pacific, China, CIS, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and North America. A key part of AJW Group is AJW Technique, a 220,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art Component MRO facility based in Montreal.

For further details: www.ajw-group.com

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