October 9, 2017- The Bedek Aviation Group of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed agreements for Line maintenance and technical services to one of the leading carriers: Wizz Air from Hungary. The agreement covers a broad range of aircraft maintenance services that will be carried out at IAI's campus near Tel-Aviv International Airport, with close attention to minimal ground time between flights and in order to maximize operational and economic effectiveness.
The maintenance services will be carried out by Bedek's Aircraft Division which its diversified services portfolio includes line and base aircraft maintenance, Engines & Landing Gear Overhaul, Lease and Sale, and Components Service.
Currently, Bedek provides line services to 60% of the airlines that land at Tel Aviv Airport. Wizz Air airline is joining a prestigious list of customers, which includes several of the industry most prominent players that receive first-class line services from IAI's Bedek Aviation Group.
Yosef Melamed, EVP and General Manager of Bedek Aviation Group, commented, "We are excited about the contracts entered with Wizz Air. This is an opportunity to expand our client base for maintenance and technical services. Most of our clients regard us as their 'second home for maintenance', consistently choosing us to perform maintenance works with a larger scope than those required for short-term parking under the aviation regulations. Bedek's line services uniqueness is by giving an immediate solution thanks to its special capabilities: airplanes, engines and accessories. We are proud to provide our services to the world's best airlines and seek to continue expanding our client base."
Heiko Holm, Chief Technical Officer at Wizz Air, said: “As we continue to grow our operations in Israel, we are glad to start our collaboration with Bedek Aviation Group, an excellent provider for our line maintenance and technical services in the country. Wizz Air prides itself on having one of the youngest, most efficient fleets in
Europe and Bedek Aviation Group is a reliable and efficient partner that will use its expertise to ensure that our aircraft meet the highest standards in safety.”
In addition to line maintenance services provided by Bedek, the Airlines will benefit from the Group's long legacy of over 63 years' experience in the MRO industry and its comprehensive maintenance services for aircrafts, engines and components all under one roof in Tel Aviv Airport.