8 February 2017
Etihad Airways Engineering signs contract with Air Tahiti Nui for Airbus A340-300 heavy maintenance
Etihad Airways Engineering, the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, has signed a three-year contract with Air Tahiti Nui for the heavy maintenance of its Airbus A340-300 fleet.
Under the contract, Air Tahiti Nui will send nine Airbus A340 inputs for C-checks to the Abu Dhabi MRO facility of Etihad Airways Engineering. The project has already been initiated and will run until the end of 2019.
Jeff Wilkinson, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways Engineering, said: “We are pleased to welcome Air Tahiti Nui to Abu Dhabi for heavy maintenance checks. Our MRO and design and engineering capabilities are expanding at a rapid pace and enabling us to offer an extensive range of industry leading aircraft maintenance and engineering solutions under one roof to customers from all over the world.”
Raymond Topin, VP Operations of Air Tahiti Nui, said: “We chose Etihad Airways Engineering to support us in maintaining our fleet based on their extensive experience and expertise and we are looking forward to a long-term relationship as we continue to enhance and expand our services.”
With its partnership and codeshare agreements, Air Tahiti Nui’s network currently covers more than 35 cities around the world.
Etihad Airways Engineering has served more than 100 airlines and aviation operators from around the world. The company was named MRO Service Provider of the Year - Middle East at the 2016 Aviation Business Awards.