FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has signed a three-year Engineering Support agreement with the Afghani national air carrier Ariana Afghan Airlines. FL Technics will provide comprehensive engineering services to the airlines’ four Boeing 737 aircraft.
According to the agreement, Ariana Afghan Airlines will receive extensive aircraft engineering support, including Aircraft and Component Inspections, Interim Engineering and Maintenance Management, Continuous Airworthiness Management as well as Non-Destructive Testing, Data Management, and other services. Most of the services, designed under the EASA Part M approval, will be delivered at the FL Technics main base in Vilnius, Lithuania.
‘The latest cooperation further enhances our company’s development in Asia. FL Technics serves a long list of the region-based air companies including Kyrgyzstan Airlines, Somon Air, Tajik Air, Scat and Air Bishkek. Adding the national flag carrier of Afghanistan is yet another step towards strengthening the company’s position in the region. We are committed to providing Ariana Afghan Airlines with the European quality engineering support and we anticipate that this will be a solid foundation for mutually beneficial long-term collaboration between our companies,’ commented the CEO of FL Technics Jonas Butautis.
FL Technics holds all the EASA certificates required for integrated narrow and wide body aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services: EASA Part 145 (Maintenance Organisation Approval), EASA Part 147 (Maintenance Training and Examination Organisation Approval), EASA Part M (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation Approval) and EASA Part 21 (Design Organisation Approval).
Based in Vilnius International Airport, FL Technics provides technical services for the industry classics such as Boeing 737 CL, Airbus A320, SAAB, ATR 42/72, Bombardier CRJ and Embraer 145, as well as for the modern generation aircraft types such as Boeing 737NG/747/757/767/777 and Airbus A330/A340/A380. The company offers its customers comprehensive and tailor-made solutions for technical aircraft, engine and component support, engineering, technical training and landing gear overhaul. FL Technics operates 2 base maintenance facilities in Lithuania and Ukraine, as well as a network of 32 line stations open 24/7 across Europe, the CIS, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
Source: FL Technics
Date: Oct 29, 2012