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Etihad Airways Engineering awarded B777 maintenance and paint contract by Aeroméxico

Posted 4 October 2017 · Add Comment

Etihad Airways Engineering has been chosen by Aeroméxico to carry out end of lease C-checks on its Boeing 777 aircraft. It is the first time the Mexican flag carrier has awarded a contract to the largest commercial aircraft MRO services provider in the Middle East.

The heavy maintenance project also includes full stripping and painting of the aircraft at Etihad Airways Engineering’s state-of-the-art paint facility adjacent to Abu Dhabi International Airport. The first input will arrive at in the first quarter of 2018‎.

Abdul Khaliq Saeed, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Airways Engineering, said, “We value the trust and confidence customers place in our expertise and experience, flying in aircraft from Latin America to Abu Dhabi for maintenance and engineering services. We look forward to further building on our relationship with Aeroméxico, and supporting the airline through our expanding capabilities.”

Etihad Airways Engineering continues to invest in infrastructure to support the growing business. Aircraft hangars at the facility cover approximately 42,000 sq metres, including 10,000 sq metres of aircraft painting facilities and a custom-designed hangar that can accommodate up to three Airbus A380 aircraft simultaneously.

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