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Safran signs a Maintenance Agreement with Malaysia Airlines Berhad


Singapore Air Show, Singapore – February 21, 2024

Safran Electrical & Power and Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) signed an exclusive service contract to maintain electrical harnesses for their CFM56-7B engines, for a period of three years. This contract covers more than 40 of the airline’s Boeing 737 fleet.

Beyond this contract, Safran Electrical & Power continues to support MAB’s operations through regional representatives located in Singapore for all customer support activities. 

Safran Electrical & Power will provide repair and maintenance support on these CFM56-7B engine harnesses. MAB will benefit from the OEM repair services with excellent turnaround time and extended warranty coverage, as well as the exchange support for these harnesses. The agreement will enhance Malaysia Airlines’ operations and competitiveness. 

"We are delighted to strengthen our partnership and write a new chapter on MRO with Malaysia Airlines – a client with which we have had a strong relationship for many years providing maintenance services on AC generator and electrical distribution equipment. Such achievement demonstrates our long term commitment to continue improve and innovate our services and support towards Malaysia Airlines operations,” said Vincenzo Guerriero, Vice President Customer Support & Services at Safran Electrical & Power and Safran Ventilation Systems.

“We are delighted to collaborate with key players in the global aviation industry, tapping into their expertise to ensure reliable operations of our aircraft. With Safran’s maintenance support, we are committed to upholding the reliability and performance of our 737 aircraft, prioritising the safety of our passengers and crew,” said Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi, Chief Executive Officer of Airlines from Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG).

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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 92 000 employees and sales of 23.2 billion euros in 2023, 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 Electrical & Power is one of the world's leaders in aircraft electrical systems. The company is a key player in equipment electrification and in the electric and hybrid propulsion sector. It has 13,000 employees across 13 different countries. 

Safran Ventilation Systems is a leading provider of air management systems and cooling with innovative solutions for a greener future. The team delivers high-tech solutions for the most demanding aeronautical applications.

Malaysia Airlines is the national carrier of Malaysia, offering the best way to fly to, from and around Malaysia through its premium and full-service offerings. Malaysia Airlines carries up to 40,000 guests daily on memorable journeys inspired by Malaysia’s diverse richness. As the nation’s flag bearer, it embodies the incredible diversity of Malaysia; capturing its rich traditions, cultures and cuisines via its inimitable Malaysian Hospitality across all customer touch points.

Since September 2015, the airline has been owned and operated by Malaysia Airlines Berhad. It is part of the Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), a global aviation organisation that comprises of different aviation business and lifestyle travel solution portfolios aimed at serving global air travel needs. The airline is committed to facilitating safe and seamless travels by placing safety and hygiene as the anchor across all end-to-end consumer touchpoints in line with its MHFlySafe initiative. Via its alliance with oneworld®, Malaysia Airlines offers superior connectivity to more than 900 destinations in 170 territories across the globe. For more information, please visit www.malaysiaairlines.com and download the Malaysia Airlines app to get the latest promotions conveniently at your fingertips.

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