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Satair and VAS Aero Services further expand their strategic services cooperation to include market-critical airframe and engine products

Press Release   •   Apr 11, 2018 05:22 CEST

Nicolai Hertz, Head of Servicable Parts, Satair (left) shakes hands with Tommy Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, VAS Aero Services

VAS Aero Services, a global leader in aviation logistics and aftermarket services, and Satair, an Airbus wholly-owned subsidiary, announced that they are expanding their strategic services agreement covering servicing, certification, warehousing and distribution of OEM excess parts inventory, with the addition of market-critical engine product types.

"Over the past year, VAS’s aftermarket knowledge and capabilities in used/surplus parts servicing, sales and operations have played a valuable role in helping Satair build its business in this core market," said Paul Lochab, Chief Commercial Officer at Satair. He continued: "With the expansion of our strategic services agreement, we will now also rely upon VAS’s expertise in aftermarket engine capabilities to support our customers around the world."

The strategic services for used and surplus parts programs benefit Satair’s global customer base, offering a wide range of opportunities for available parts with VAS’ online parts sales platform and the Airbus Spares portal. Additionally, the agreement provides Satair customers with access to VAS-owned certified surplus new and certified serviceable / overhauled used components, and related operational support.

"Our strategic services relationship with Satair is proof that partnerships among aviation companies is a winning formula, and a great benefit to our customers in need of flight-ready, certified used parts and assemblies," said Tommy Hughes, Chief Executive Officer at VAS. "Adding engine products to this ever-growing portfolio of available parts and assemblies further strengthens the offering and our commitment to serving customers wherever they may be."

About Satair

Satair is a global company and world leader in the commercial aerospace aftermarket, committed to delivering excellence in everything it does and ensuring that both ends of the aerospace industry are continuously connected. Satair provides genuine OEM parts distribution and offers an exhaustive and innovative multi-fleet service portfolio to OEMs and customers. In addition, the company provides genuine Airbus Material Support and is the sole Airbus authorized distributor for a wide range of Proprietary Products and Services accessible through the trading partner Airbus SAS. Satair is a stand-alone company and part of Airbus’ services. To learn more about Satair, visit www.satair.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @Satair_aviation

About VAS Aero Services

Founded in 1979, VAS Aero Services is a global leader in aviation logistics and aftermarket services, helping keep airlines flying around the world. Whether it’s landing gear for a commercial jet, or a critical component for the latest turbofan engine, VAS supplies more than 1,000,000 different parts to its customers. The company’s portfolio of solutions also encompasses logistics, warehousing, program management, and sourcing. VAS Aero Services enjoys the support of premier airline and aviation manufacturing companies worldwide. For more information, please visit www.vas.aero


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