Sabena Technics Signs a Component Agreement With EADS EFW

Sabena technics, a leading independent MRO provider specialized in civil and military aircraft maintenance, has signed a contract with EADS ELBE FLUGZEUGWERKE GMBH.

In order to ensure optimal support to its cargo conversion operations and MRO business, EADS ELBE FLUGZEUGWERKE GMBH has increased collaboration with Sabena technics by signing a three-year component agreement. Sabena technics will perform the repair and overhaul of components, as well as structural repairs for the following Airbus aircraft: A300, A310, A319, A320, A321 and A330.

Sabena technics is proud of the confidence given by EADS EFW as it continues building a strong relationship with this important partner for the years to come.

About Sabena technics (

Founded in 1968, Sabena technics is a leading independent MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul) provider of maintenance services to civil and military aircraft operators. The group operates under the brands Sabena technics, Sabena technics training, Barfield and equally benefits from a joint venture specialized in hydraulic repair named Hydrep. Our group employs over 3,000 persons across its 17 sites worldwide. Our services are organized into product lines: Airframe services, Component services, Integrated services, Military services, Training services and VIP completion, based on the basic principle of meeting our customers’ requirements.


EADS EFW is the global market leader in wide-body freighter conversions and has delivered more than 170 converted freighter aircraft to 39 customers worldwide. The company is about to start a conversion program for A330 passenger aircraft. Beyond that, the company combines various further aviation and technology activities under a single roof: maintenance and repair of Airbus aircraft and respective components, development and manufacturing of flat fibre-reinforced composite structures and interiors for the entire Airbus family as well as engineering services in the context of certification and approval.