Avianca Holdings S.A. chooses Safran services for its A320neo family jetliner nacelles
Atlanta, Georgia USA, April 10, 2019 – Safran Nacelles has been selected by Avianca Holdings S.A. to provide repair services and spares pool resources for engine nacelles that equip the airline's growing fleet of Airbus A320neo family jetliners, which are powered by CFM International* LEAP-1A turbofan engines.
Safran Nacelles' repair services and spares resources are part of the company's NacelleLifeTM support program, which ensures responsive, cost effective and high-quality services that keep airliners in operational condition while minimizing costs.
"We're proud to extend Safran Nacelles' relationship with Avianca Holdings S.A. to the airline's A320neo-series jetliners, which will benefit from the NacelleLifeTM coverage," stated Olivier Savin, Safran Nacelles' Executive Vice President - Customer Support & Services. "Avianca Holdings S.A. will benefit from our full expertise as the nacelle original equipment manufacturer, along with an extensive maintenance, repair and overhaul resources, backed by a global network."
Avianca Holdings S.A currently operates nine A320neo family aircraft – composed of seven A320neo and two A321neo versions – with 24 additional A320neo family jetliners to be received.
Safran Nacelles' service package offers airlines and lessors a maintenance service adapted to their most specific requirements for one or all steps in the life cycle of their fleets, from pre-entry into service for an aircraft until it is withdrawn from, or returned to, operation.
Safran Nacelles is present at this week's MRO Americas conference and exhibition, being held April 9-11 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The company is on the Safran exhibit, booth #2617.
* CFM International is a 50/50 joint company between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE.
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