SR Technics Secures Another VIP Aircraft Contract for Cabin Refurbishment, System Modifications and Upgrades
Zurich, Switzerland, SR Technics, part of the Mubadala Aerospace MRO network, has signed its second VIP aircraft contract with an undisclosed Middle Eastern customer. Under the agreement, the aircraft will receive a complete cabin refurbishment to an “as new” condition.
In addition, a number of system modifications, in-flight entertainment (IFE) system upgrades and a heavy maintenance C-Check is planned. According to SR Technics, as part of the cabin refurbishment, multiple materials will be replaced, adhering to the existing design guidelines and color schemes currently used on the aircraft. This will include new carpeting and flooring as well as the re-upholstering of seats. New furniture and cabinets will be added and hand-crafted together with minor cabin reconfiguration. For the system modifications an upgrade of the satellite communications system with an on-board GSM installation, the existing IFE system will be replaced with newer technologies and high definition monitors.
André Wall, President at SR Technics commented “This second contract has been signed in direct response to the quality, intuitive interior design, superb engineering performance and the on-time-delivery of our first VIP aircraft. We are delighted to be building a solid reputation in the industry as a reliable, knowledgeable and trusted partner.
“We relish the opportunity to further showcase our expertise in the VIP arena by returning a timeworn aircraft into one with a state-of-the-art, elegant and comfortable interior.”
Eric Jan, Head of VIP Interior Design added “Our underlying aim and passion is to listen to our customers and really get to understand their lifestyle, business and aviation needs to create an aircraft interior that truly reflects and supports personal and operational needs. Customer feedback during the design phase of this project demonstrates this, where our experienced interior design and engineering teams came together to intertwine the new technology requirements with luxurious finishes and realize our customer’s vision."
Source: SR Technics