Ethiopian Airlines Group awards OEMServices for its A350 fleet
Ethiopian Airlines Group signed a multi-year large component support agreement with OEMServices, for the airlines’ A350 fleet.
July 21, 2021: Ethiopian Airlines Group signed a multi-year large component support agreement with OEMServices, for the airlines’ A350 fleet.
With the support of major original equipment manufacturers (OEM), OEMService’s original integrated services will cover the pool access, 24x7 from its Dubai facility, engineering and repair services fleet of A350-900 aircraft.
Didier Granger, president of OEM Services, said, “Being chosen by Ethiopian Airlines is a great pride for OEM Services. We are happy to demonstrate the added value of our original approach, based on our services integration skills and our technical expertise in the A350 fleet. Ethiopian Airlines can rely on our team to support their operations.”
Under the scope of this contract, OEM Services will be supporting Ethiopian Airlines’ 24 A350-900, of which currently 16 are in service and 8 on-orders to be delivered, backed by its unique long-term in-depth know-how of the aviation industry’s supply chain. OEMServices will extend its existing pool in Dubai to cover A350 aircraft components and to service current and future Middle East and African customers.
Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Airlines Group, chief executive officer, said, “Ethiopian Airlines Group is the leading aviation group in Africa. With its 75 years of excellence in the business, operating over 130 aircraft, the airline has demonstrated its resilience even through the challenges of Covid-19 pandemic. It gives me great pleasure to reach an agreement with OEM Services, one of the leading part providers and OEM integrators, to support the Ethiopian A350-900 fleet on component maintenance and spare services. Signing of a 10-year contract with a leading service provider shows Ethiopian’s commitment to deliver the best service to its customers and ensure the reliability of its A350 fleet.”