Boeing and Etihad Airways signs supply chain service agreements. The decade long agreement will support Etihad’s Dreamliner fleet and to ensure the airline’s on-time performance and availability of its aircraft.
The agreement includes the following:
- Simplify asset and maintenance management
- Reduce spare parts costs
- Improve parts availability
- Boeing’s Component Services Program
- Landing Gear Exchange program
- Quick Engine Change kit purchases
“Ensuring the highest standards in the Etihad Airway’s fleet is just one way we continue to set the standard for operational excellence globally,” said Mohammad Al Bulooki, Etihad Airways Chief Operating Officer. “By partnering with Boeing as the OEM of Etihad’s 787s, we ensure that the fleet receives the highest levels of maintenance support to increase reliability and efficiency. These agreements continue to demonstrate the strength of the Etihad Aviation Group’s partnership.”
“This is an important demonstration of Etihad’s ongoing focus toward the post-COVID world and the airline’s endeavors to set the benchmark for operational excellence in both product and sustainability, as well as technical performance and efficiency,” said Al Bulooki.
“We are delighted that Etihad, a market leader, has chosen to optimize its fleet reliability and efficiency by choosing Boeing’s Component Services Program, further strengthening our long-standing partnership,” said Ted Colbert, president and CEO, Boeing Global Services. “The Boeing team is ready to support Etihad’s world-class operations with our global scale, reach and OEM expertise.”
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