July 18, 2018 – Zurich, Switzerland: SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, is pleased to announce that it has signed a new line maintenance contract for the station London Gatwick with Air China Limited. The agreement expands an ongoing collaboration with China’s flagship carrier that dates back to 2013.
The new maintenance agreement, which took effect on 1 June 2018, covers transit checks and preflight checks including trouble rectification for the Chinese carrier’s Airbus A330 fleet. All work will be completed at the SR Technics line station at London Gatwick. As SR Technics was recognized in 2017 for its excellence as an aircraft line maintenance company by AMECO Beijing, the largest aircraft maintenance supplier in mainland China and an Air China subsidiary, it is no surprise that the carrier has decided to expand its business relationship with SR Technics.
“It is always a source of pride when an existing customer decides to rely on us for new services,” says Jakob Straub, Head of Aircraft Services & Line Maintenance at SR Technics. “This confirms that our reduced ground times, continuous support and the excellent quality of the services we provide result in gains for our business while also allowing us to expand our existing partnerships.”
“Your company was selected as the 2017 annual Excellent Aircraft Line Maintenance Agency Company in the hierarchical management work of Beijing Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Co. Ltd. We sincerely thank you for your continued safeguard the safety and punctuality of Air China flights, as well as the high quality of aircraft line maintenance services provided for Air China flights.” says Chen Ge, General Manager of Air China Limited.