SR Technics and Aigle Azur Launch Joint Venture for Line Maintenance in France
Wednesday, 05 June 2013
Zurich, Switzerland: SR Technics, part of the Mubadala Aerospace MRO network, and the French airline Aigle Azur will establish a joint venture (JV) to provide line and light maintenance activities for the airline’s Airbus A320 and future Airbus A330 fleets.
Operations will start in July in Paris-Orly. This will be the main country hub for SR Technics France, which include a number of outstations, including Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Marseille, and later Lyon.
The new entity will be headed by Frederic Schnider, general manager SR Technics France, who has been working for the company for over 20 years. SR Technics will be the majority shareholder of the JV with 90 employees in line maintenance in Paris
The services provided include general line maintenance capabilities, extended light maintenance offering, such as cabin maintenance, paint services, sheet metal, interior cleaning, and engine and aircraft washing.
Andy Best, head of line maintenance international at SR Technics, comments: “With such a strong airline partner, Paris-Orly will be an excellent main hub in France to further expand our line maintenance network. Through our flexible, tailor-made technical support services, customers will benefit from reduced complexity which will enable them to fully focus on their core business as an airline. We are looking forward to deepening our relationship with Aigle Azur and supporting them in their service offering as an airline.”