06/09/2015 OEMServices* and Etihad Airways sign deal for new A380 fleet

Airbus A380 operated by Etihad Airways - ©Airbus

Airbus A380 operated by Etihad Airways - ©Airbus

Etihad Airways has recently signed a ten-year contract with OEMServices* for its growing fleet of A380 aircraft. The agreement ensures the provision of 24/7 support and repair services as well as access to OEMServices’ pool stock of line replaceable units (LRUs) for Etihad Airways’ A380 fleet at its hub in Abu Dhabi.

Thus, the airline has immediate access to a wide range of high value components and support services to ensure its new fleet of A380 aircraft is kept operational, and any downtime due to equipment failure is kept to an absolute minimum.

Didier Granger, CEO of OEMServices, said: "This agreement represents a significant step forward, and further consolidates our presence in the Middle East region."

*OEMServices is a joint venture founded by the OEMs Diehl Aerospace, Liebherr-Aerospace, Thales and Zodiac Aerospace.