Safran wins landing gear MRO contract for easyJet Airbus A320 family fleet
Luton, January 9, 2020
Safran Landing Systems has once again been selected by easyJet to provide landing gear maintenance and overhaul (MRO) services on its Airbus A320 family fleet. The selection is an extension for a further three and a half years of a previous contract signed in 2017.
The contract covers complete overhaul and maintenance services for 68 landing gears being overhauled from January 2020 to June 2023, making it one of the most significant landing gear MRO contract ever signed by Safran Landing Systems. The services will be provided by Safran Landing Systems MRO facility located in Gloucester, UK.
“We are delighted to see easyJet renewing its confidence in our services. It clearly demonstrates our ability to deliver rigorous safety standards and, at the same time, the most competitive level of services, quality and performance. It also highlights easyJet’s commitment to our Gloucester site and the Safran Landing Systems’ teams are very proud of it," said Jean-Paul Alary, Chief Executive Officer of Safran Landing Systems.
Brendan McConnellogue, Director of Engineering and Maintenance for easyJet said: “We are pleased to confirm our continued partnership with Safran Landing Systems. We look forward to building on this very successful relationship with the Gloucester-based MRO team for the next three and a half years. Safety is easyJet’s highest priority and our choice of Safran was based upon our continued confidence in the high quality and rigorous safety standards to which Safran operate.”
Safran Landing Systems offers unrivaled range of customer services through an international network of 8 service centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas. The network can call on a large stock of ready-to-use replacement landing gear worldwide.
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 95,000 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 Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.