Alitalia has selected Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) for the exchange and overhaul of landing gear on its entire A320/A321 fleet.
The contract covers 99 A320 and A321 aircraft and runs until 2023.
The nose and main landing gears will be overhauled in Messier-Bugatti-Dowty’s MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) network.
This new contract reinforces Messier-Bugatti-Dowty’s position as the world’s leading supplier of landing gear MRO services for Airbus programs.
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty’s MRO division offers an unrivaled range of landing gear overhaul and customer support services, throughout 11 maintenance facilities based in Europe, Asia and the Americas. It calls on personalized monitoring of each landing gear leg and a large stock of replacement landing gear for all Airbus models, ready to be dispatched anywhere in the world through its global support network.
The company maintains international approvals from all relevant airframers and airworthiness authorities for the entire range of repair and maintenance operations on equipment produced by Messier-Bugatti-Dowty and other leading manufacturers.
Source: Safran S.A. (Paris: SAF.PA)
Date: Jun 18, 2013