Ethiopian Airlines signed Landing Gear Services contract for B737-700 type Aircraft with Turkish Technic
Ethiopian Airlines and Turkish Technic have signed a contract providing a Landing Gear Maintenance Services for B737-700 type Aircraft. The newly signed contract is the first business agreement between the parties. The services will be carried out at Turkish Technic Istanbul Facilities in May 2013. Contract has also covered Landing Gear spare support during the shop visit.
Turkish Technic General Manager Dr. Ismail Demir said “Thanking Ethiopian Airlines for choosing Turkish Technic to provide Landing Gear Maintenance Services and appreciate greatly the trust that Ethiopian Airlines has placed in us by signing this contract. Africa is one of the markets that Turkish Technic aims to be the leader of; and we are committed to providing quality services and satisfying the expectations of Astra Airlines to maintain our good relationship”.
Ethiopian Airlines expressed “We trust in Turkish Technic’s quality of services and glad to have the Landing Gear Maintenance from a leading global MRO Company.”
Turkish Technic, an association of Turkish Airlines group companies (Istanbul Stock Exchange: THYAO), provides MRO services for Boeing and Airbus airframes, engines, auxiliary power units, landing gear and components. The company serves more than 100 airlines in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) with its maintenance bases in Istanbul & Ankara and highly qualified workforce of more than 3,000 personnel.
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, made its maiden international flight to Cairo in 1946 and now the airline provides dependable services to 70 international destinations spanning four continents. Ethiopian is proud to be a Star Alliance Member. The Star Alliance network is the leading global airline network offering customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience. The Star Alliance network offers more than 21,555 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries.
Ethiopian is a multi-award winner for its commitment and contributions towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry and in recognition of its distinguished long-haul operations enhanced by the introduction of new routes and products. With its acquisition of and firm orders for several new modern fleet, the airline is well positioned to pursue aggressively the implementation of its Vision 2025 strategic plan to become the leading aviation group in Africa.