Moscow, November 28, 2013 – Transaero Airlines has successfully passed its regular EASA Audit.
EASA experts confirmed high levels of MRO procedures for the Transaero fleet and its full compliance with all flight safety and security requirements set by the European aviation authorities. In addition, they confirmed it guarantees the maximum possible control over the technical condition of the aircraft.
EASA experts conducted the audit of Transaero’s base MRO facilities at Domodedovo, Vnukovo and Pulkovo international airports, as well as carried out an audit of line stations at Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk airports.
The Technical Department of Transaero has also successfully passed certification procedures on expanding the B1 rating which enables top-case repair of CFM-56 engines. This procedure allows the replacement of engine blades using the most advanced methods.
Following the results of the EASA Audit, Transaero becomes the first Russian carrier to receive the C6 certificate, allowing repair works for catering equipment, including those to be installed on the new Airbus ?380 and Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft ordered by the Airline.
Mikhail Korobovich, Deputy General Director& Head of Technical Department of Transaero Airlines, said: “We greatly appreciate the fact that we have successfully passed the EASA Audit. The MRP bases of Transaero are expanding their production facilities allowing the Airline to create new high-skilled jobs. It is of utmost importance to us that EASA confirmed again Transaero’s compliance with the highest requirements for fleet MRO”.
About Transaero Airlines:
Transaero Airlines is the second-largest passenger airline in Russia. Transaero launched its services in November, 1991. Transaero’s fleet consists of 101 aircraft, including twenty-four Boeing 747s, fourteen Boeing 777s, fifteen 767s, forty three 737s, three Tupolev Tu-214 and two Tu-204-100C aircraft. Transaero has the largest long-haul fleet in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe. It is the only commercial carrier flying Boeing 747 passenger aircraft in the region. According to JACDEC, Transaero ranks among the top 20 safest carriers in the world. Transaero serves more than 240 routes in Russia, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Transaero has been named the World’s Most Improved Airline at the Skytrax 2013 Awards. Transaero was voted the Best Airline in EMEA by Frequent Business Traveler, US online publication.