Safran Electrical & Power signs Maintenance Support Agreement with Turkish Technic Inc., the sector-leading subsidiary of Turkish Airlines
Safran Electrical & Power signed a contract with Turkish Technic Inc., the leading MRO in its region, to maintain electrical equipment in the Airbus A320 and A330 airplane operators in Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States countries and Asia.
The 5-year contract includes maintenance of airplane fans, brake cooling systems, and APU generators supplied by Safran Electrical & Power. Today, the fleet covered by Turkish Airlines includes 173 Airbus planes in the A320 and A330 family.
“We are very pleased for such step forward with Turkish Technic Inc. We have achieved this deal thanks to advanced solutions, strengthening our long term relationship with this pacesetter. In the future, we are confident to expand our maintenance services for Turkish Technic Inc. also to other products,” said Vincenzo Guerriero, Director of Customer Support & Services at Safran Electrical & Power.
“This scope expansion in cooperation with Safran Electrical & Power is yet another step extending our current world class component services. We are on the way of having a wider component capability coverage. With our blend of services and superior quality we continue to look for ways to improve the experience that we meticulously offer to our customers,” added Irfan Demir, Chief Commercial Officer of Turkish Technic Inc.
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Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defence and Security. Operating worldwide, the Group has 70,000 employees and generated sales of 17.4 billion euros in 2015. Safran is listed on Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index, as well as the Euro Stoxx 50 European index.
Safran Electrical & Power is a world leader in electrical systems for aircraft, ranked No. 1 for wiring and No. 2 for power generation, while playing a key role in the development of more electric aircraft. The company has 13,000 employees in 12 countries.
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 339 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 299 destinations worldwide with 250 international and 49 domestic. According to the 2016 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines was chosen as "Europe's Best Airline" for the sixth and "Best Airline in Southern Europe" for the eighth consecutive time. Having won in 2010 the world's "Best Economy Catering Service", in 2013 and also in 2014 the world's "Best Business Catering Service", and "Best Business Class Lounge Dining", "Best Business Airline Lounge" awards in last year’s survey, Turkish Airlines was awarded again the world's “Best Business Class Dining Lounge” and “Best Business Class On-Board Catering” prizes in this year’s survey.
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