SHANGHAI, June 29, 2011 – Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd. (Boeing Shanghai) today announced that it has received maintenance certification from the Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), allowing Boeing Shanghai to serve customers in Australia.
The CASA certification enables Boeing Shanghai to perform base maintenance up to and including D checks, as well as line maintenance, for Boeing Classic and Next-Generation 737 models, including 737-300s, -400s, -500s, -600s, -700s, -800s and -900s.
“With this certification, Boeing Shanghai is able to extend cost-effective and high-quality service to an extremely important aviation market, encompassing world-class carriers,” said Bernard Hensey, CEO of Boeing Shanghai. “This is another key step in the development of Boeing Shanghai’s global outreach, which now includes maintenance certifications for Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, China, Europe, Russia, South Korea, Thailand and the United States.”
Boeing Shanghai was established as a joint venture of Boeing, Shanghai Airport Authorities and China Eastern Airlines. Boeing Shanghai offers a broad range of services – from engineering, aircraft maintenance and modification to component repair and overhaul and material management – to exceed customer expectations.