Canadian airline WestJet has chosen Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) for the supply and support of wheels and carbon brakes for its fleet of four Boeing 767 widebody twinjets. The first of WestJet's Boeing 767 entered into service in October 2015.
The contract includes maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to be carried out at Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's North American subsidiary MBD Wheel and Brake Repair and Services facilities in Milwaukee, WI and Bethlehem, PA. It also provides for an inventory of spare assemblies dedicated to WestJet, to facilitate the exchange or replacement of wheels and carbon brakes as needed.
"Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is proud to support WestJet's international expansion with reliable wheels and carbon brakes equipment and outstanding MRO services for its Boeing 767 fleet," said Vincent Mascré, Chief Executive Officer of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty. "We operate a network of repair facilities in North America to provide our customers with real local support combining performance and responsiveness. Our tailored service package gives our customer a flexible solution that meets its exact requirements."
Source: Safran S.A. (Paris: SAF.PA)
Date: Apr 6, 2016