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ETIHAD ENGINEERING AND SATAIR SIGN SUPPLY AGREEMENT AT DUBAI AIRSHOW 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Etihad Engineering, the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, signed a supply agreement with Satair, one of the world’s largest aviation spares and solution providers. The signing ceremony took place at Dubai Airshow 2019 between Abdul Khaliq Saeed, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Engineering and Bart Reijnen, Chief Executive Officer, Satair.
Abdul Khaliq Saeed, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Engineering said: “We are happy to continue to build on our existing collaboration with Satair to better serve our customers. This agreement will help us enhance our supply chain function and facilitate parts availability for our customers from around the world.”
Bart Reijnen, Chief Executive Officer, Satair said: “We are thrilled to open this new chapter with Etihad Engineering and to support with a custom-tailored supply solution. With this new approach we further expand our footprint in the region and directly help our customers on site to keep spares availability at a maximum.”
The agreement covers supply chain solutions that will ensure worldwide availability for selected aircraft parts. While this signing marks the official agreement between Satair and Etihad Engineering, the business relationship between the two dates back more than 25 years.
About Etihad Engineering
Etihad Engineering is the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East. As a subsidiary of the Etihad Aviation Group, the company offers maintenance services around the clock, including design, advanced composite repair, cabin refurbishment and component services, from its state-of-the-art facility adjacent to Abu Dhabi International Airport. Aircraft hangars at the facility cover approximately 66,000 sq metres, including 10,000 sq metres of aircraft painting facilities and a custom-designed hangar that can accommodate up to three Airbus A380 aircraft simultaneously. The company has successfully completed maintenance projects over the years for airlines across the world. The company’s services and capabilities are available in detail at www.etihadengineering.com and its news and updates are posted regularly online on LinkedIn at http://bit.ly/EYEngLinkedIn
Satair is a global company and world leader in the commercial aerospace aftermarket. The company supports the complete life cycle of the aircraft with a full and integrated portfolio of flexible, value adding material management products, services and tailored support modules across all platforms. As a key part of Airbus customer services, Satair has exclusive or primary distribution arrangements for aerospace component manufacturers, and supplies parts to multi-fleet customer airlines and MRO companies. It also fulfils the material service support obligation for the in-service fleet of more than 11,000 Airbus aircraft. Visit www.satair.com.