Singapore, 28 November 2019 ST Engineering today announced that its Aerospace arm, has secured a 15-year engine Maintenance-By-the-Hour (MBHTM) contract from Japan Transocean Air.

Under the agreement, ST Engineering will provide an integrated suite of engine MRO solutions that include off-wing maintenance support, on-wing services and technical support to the airline’s Boeing 737NG fleet. These services will be provided over a period of 15 years starting from 2020 at the Group’s engine MRO facilities in Singapore.

Japan Transocean Air is a subsidiary of the Japan Airlines Group, which ST Engineering has been a longstanding partner of in MRO solutions, from integrated component services for their Boeing 737-800 fleet to airframe maintenance for their Boeing 737NG fleet.

Mr Noriyuki Aoki, President of Japan Transocean Air, said, “We believe this customised MBH programme will bring even greater value-add to our business through stability in engine operations in order to provide the highest possible standards in reliability and on-time performance for our customers. Furthermore, it provides us leverage through maintenance cost optimisation and cost control benefits, while enhancing the long-term partnership between Japan Airlines Group and ST Engineering.”

“This latest service contract from Japan Transocean Air reinforces the strong partnership between the two companies, and reflects the trust placed in ST Engineering for the strong and quality support that customers have come to expect of us,” said Mr Lim Serh Ghee, President of ST Engineering’s Aerospace sector. “We are happy for such continuous opportunities which allow us to support Japan Transocean Air with a broad spectrum of MRO support that cover aircraft components and now engines, and to fulfil our proposition in providing highly flexible and customised MBH™ programme to meet highly demanding and evolving operational needs.”