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Safran to provide thrust reverser maintenance and technical support for the French Corsair airline’s A330ceo jetliners


Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, France, June 19, 2019

Corsair selects today Safran Nacelles’ NacelleLife™ service package, signing an exclusive five- year agreement for maintenance and technical support on thrust reversers that equip the French airline’s Airbus A330 jetliners. This agreement involves Safran Nacelles-built thrust reversers utilized on Corsair’s fleet of four A330ceos, which are powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 turbofan engines.

Corsair selected a wide range of services from Safran Nacelles’ comprehensive NacelleLife™ offer, including full logistics support for planned and unplanned thrust reverser removals, along with maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services.

“We welcome Corsair to the growing family of advantages as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), and they benefit from Safran Nacelles’ specialized services, rapid turn-around times and superior performance for on-wing engine repairs.”

“Our choice was based on Safran Nacelles’ responsiveness, proximity and technical expertise in serving our A330ceos – which compose the core of Corsair’s jetliner fleet,” explained Corsair Technical Director Jean-Luc Moine.

NacelleLife™ offers complete support coverage of Safran Nacelles’ jet engine nacelle systems – including thrust reversers – for responsive, cost effective and high-quality services that keep jetliners in operational condition while minimizing repair costs. This offering provides nacelle services tailorable to the requirements of airlines, involving any or all steps from the preparations for a jetliner’s service entry to its retirement from operation.

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

Safran Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles and an active player in after-market services, with over 21,700 products in service, and over 140,000 daily flight hours. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.

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About Corsair International A scheduled French airline specialised in international long-haul, Corsair employs 1,200 people and transports 1,200,000 passengers per year. Corsair operates scheduled flights to the Caribbean (Guadeloupe and Martinique), the Indian Ocean (Reunion and Mauritius), Africa (Ivory Coast and Mali), Canada (Montreal) and United States (Miami)

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