Tuesday, January 19, 2016
ST Engineering Aerospace Arm Inks $415 million in Contracts
|Photo: ST Engineering Aerospace|
[Avionics Today 01-19-2016] Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) aerospace arm has secured new contracts worth $415 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, for projects ranging from airframe maintenance and cabin interiors reconfiguration, to engine wash and landing gear overhaul.
The total contract value includes the recently announced cabin reconfiguration contract from Air Canada, the landing gear maintenance contract from Scandinavian Airlines, and the heavy maintenance contract for Virgin Galactic’s 747-400. Under the terms of the fourth quarter contracts, ST Engineering will provide line and heavy airframe maintenance agreements for various customers, supporting aircraft types such as Airbus 300, A320, Boeing 747-400, 757, 767, 777 and MD-10, as well as cabin interior modifications of an international airline’s fleet of E175. Separately, its Hondo, Texas facility was awarded a 737-300 aircraft part-out contract.
For component support, in addition to the landing gear maintenance contract from the Scandinavian Airlines fleet of Boeing 737-600/700/800 and Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft, ST Aerospace secured several ATR landing gear overhaul contracts from customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The aerospace arm also won additional contracts for landing gear services with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) country airline operators, and expanded its engine component support for East Asian customers.