Royal Brunei Airlines today announced its selection of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) to provide the wheels and electric brakes for its future fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The first of these jetliners is scheduled to start revenue service in October 2013.
“We are very pleased to continue placing our trust in Messier-Bugatti-Dowty for our upcoming fleet of 787 long-haul jets," said Dermot Mannion, Deputy Chairman of Royal Brunei Airlines, "Messier-Bugatti-Dowty’s wheels and carbon brakes have proven their performance and reliability on our fleet of single-aisle jets."
Alain Sauret, Chairman and CEO of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, added, “Our electric brakes based on the Sepcarb® III OR carbon composite material, offering proven endurance, have already demonstrated their market-leading reliability on 787 fleets in service. Royal Brunei Airlines has made the best possible choice, and we are delighted with their selection."
Source: Safran S.A. (Paris: SAF.PA)
Date: Jun 19, 2013