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1st Airbus Maintenance Training Partnership in Africa - Tunisia

  • Tunisair Group and Airbus to establish A320 and A330 Maintenance Training Services in Tunis

Airbus and Tunisair Group have entered into long term agreement to establish Maintenance Training Services in Tunis.

Within this collaboration, Tunisair Group will acquire Airbus training tools and teaching techniques standards to provide OEM backed maintenance training capabilities for its personnel and for other A320 and A330 Family operators in the region. This collaboration will leverage competences acquisition thanks to un-equalled technology training media and courseware in accordance with EASA/Part-147 requirements: the Airbus Competence Training “ACT” concept, bringing virtual Airbus aircraft into digital classroom within Tunisair Group facilities.

This “Training by Airbus” collaboration will include:

  • Integration of  Tunisair TechnicsTraining Division and its instructors in the Airbus Maintenance Training Organisation Exposition (MTOE)
  • A320, A330 certifying and specialised maintenance courses developed by Airbus will be delivered by Tunisair;
  • Access to digital tools and real aircraft within Tunisair MRO facilities to complete the entire footprint of Airbus maintenance training;
  • Issuance of Airbus certificates.

Mrs Sarra Rejeb, CEO of Tunisair Group says: “We are delighted to team up with Airbus and provide our company’s specialists and also other Airbus operators the highest standard of maintenance competences.”

Didier Lux, Executive Vice President of Airbus Customer Services says: “We trust that the high level of competencies of Tunisair Group personnel and the entrepreneurial ambitions of its management will foster the successful deployment of the “Training by Airbus” in Tunisia. This agreement is a catalyst for developing state-of-the-art maintenance expertise to all A320 and A330 operators across the region.”

Airbus, through “Services by Airbus”, offers end-to-end lifecycle solutions for all its customers. The portfolio ranges from standalone services, to the most complete solutions, including Flight Hour & Tailored Support packages, upgrades, training, e-solutions, engineering & maintenance, flight operations and material management services. Together these enhance aircraft superiority by continuously adapting to customers' evolving needs. With more than 40 years of experience in the aircraft industry and a worldwide network of 2,500 professionals, customers benefit from the unique expertise and capabilities from Airbus and its family companies.

Source : Airbus, an EADS N.V. company (Paris: EAD.PA) - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Jun 17, 2015


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