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Airbus Wins Singapore Airlines MRO Contract

Airbus has finalised a Total Support Package (TSP) agreement with Singapore Airlines to maintain its future fleet of 19 A330 aircraft.

The TSP, which will be performed by Airbus Customer Service, will provide fleet management in addition to line and base maintenance as well as full component support. These services represent part of a suite of broad range of tailored maintenance and engineering solutions offered under Airbus' Flight Hour Services (FHS).

Under this agreement, Airbus will appoint appropriate members from the Airbus Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Network, as well as equipment manufacturers to perform this range of services.

The Airbus maintenance package will be delivered to Singapore Airlines starting with the first delivery in early 2009. This latest contract further develops Airbus’ in-service maintenance support capability, building on an earlier A380 component support programme that Airbus is providing to Singapore Airlines.

The Airbus TSP enables Singapore Airlines to benefit from the experience and expertise offered by Airbus and its partners in the areas of maintenance, engineering, reliability and supply chain management. In addition, the TSP offers a predictable cost structure to the customer.

"This agreement extends our long-term business cooperation with Singapore Airlines," said Charles Champion, Airbus Executive Vice President, Customer Services.

"This is the most comprehensive selection yet of Airbus' expanding portfolio of services solutions which, in cooperation with our MRO Network partners and equipment suppliers, will help airlines meet their business objectives by increasing fleet availability and reducing operating costs."

Airbus is an EADS company.

Airbus to Provide Total Support Package for Singapore Airlines' Leased A330 Fleet