FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), the Russian civil aviation manufacturer and the developer of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 project, along with SuperJet International, a joint venture between Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica Company, (51%) and Sukhoi Holding (49%), managing SSJ100 sales and support in the Western markets, earlier today have announced about the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (M.o.U) for Sukhoi Superjet 100 technical support in Europe and Asia.
According to the agreement FL Technics will become a partner of the SuperJet International Airframe Authorized Service Centers Network and will provide SSJ100 operators with line and base airframe maintenance services. In the nearest future FL Technics will be dedicated to provide line maintenance support to SSJ100 operators located in the South-East Asia.
‘We are proud to become a part of the SuperJet International’ Network of dedicated MRO providers. Sharing our experience and supporting the newest SSJ100 aircraft fleet is an important step in our company’s development, particularly in the Asian region. We are positive that the latest agreement will result in a long-term and mutually beneficial partnership among FL Technics, SuperJet International and SSJ100 aircraft operators from around the world,’ said Jonas Butautis, the CEO of FL Technics.
‘This is a significant milestone in the establishment of the SuperJet International MRO network. The cooperation with FL Technics will ensure world-class and cost-efficient support to the SSJ100 operators in Eastern Europe and South-East Asia,' said Giovanni Simonetti, Senior Vice President of Customer Services with SuperJet International. 'This agreement confirms SuperJet International’s commitment in providing SSJ100 worldwide customers with first-class after-sales services,’ added Simonetti.
‘We recognize that a prompt and comprehensive aftermarket support is a major task for the success of the SSJ100 program and for Customers’ satisfaction. This agreement between FL Technics, SCAC and SuperJet International will allow to maximize maintenance efficiency and ensure high-quality services through the SuperJet International’s MRO network,’ commented Andrey Nedosekin, SCAC Vice-President on After-Sales Support.
SSJ100 operators can rely on the SuperJet International MRO network for first class line and base on-wing maintenance services. SJI network is built on the partnership with well recognized MRO providers worldwide.
Source: FL Technics
Date: Feb 21, 2013