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Gulf Air awards ST Aerospace arm contract for Boeing 787 aircraft component support

Posted 21 November 2017 · Add Comment

Gulf Air has awarded a 15-year contract for Boeing 787 aircraft Component Support to Singapore Technologies Aerospace (ST Aerospace) the aerospace arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering).

Under the agreement, ST Aerospace will provide comprehensive component Maintenance-By-the-Hour (MBH) support covering component exchange, repair, overhaul, modification, reliability monitoring and logistics services for Gulf Air’s new fleet of Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

Gulf Air Deputy chief executive officer, Captain Waleed Abdulhameed Al Alawi, said: “ST Aerospace has demonstrated that it is the right partner for Gulf Air as we drive forward with our fleet renewal programme in preparation to welcome our new aircraft which commence delivery in the second quarter of 2018.”

"We are happy to play a role in Gulf Air's fleet renewal plan, which will see its fleet of 787-9 expanding to 10 aircraft in the coming years. This multi-year component support contract that Gulf Air has awarded us speaks of the value we can create for, and deliver to, our customers through our hallmark Component MBH™ programme,” said Lim Serh Ghee, President, ST Aerospace.





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