SHANGHAI, April 14, 2011 – - Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd. (Boeing Shanghai) announced today the signing of a one-year maintenance agreement with AeroSvit Ukraine Airlines for 767 heavy maintenance and modification.
Boeing Shanghai inducted the first 767 for AeroSvit on March 9 to conduct a C check. In addition, a second AeroSvit 767 entered the facility in late March for Boeing Shanghai’s first winglet modification, with a pylon modification and a D check.
“The growth and expansion of AeroSvit Airlines demands high quality maintenance and competitive prices,” said Bernard Hensey, CEO of Boeing Shanghai. “We see this as the start of along and enduring partnership, and we are honored that they’ve select our team.”
AeroSvit Airlines, with headquarters the Ukraine capital of Kiev, is that region’s largest airline company.
Boeing Shanghai was established in June 2006 as a joint venture of Boeing, Shanghai Airport Authorities and Shanghai Airlines. The mission of Boeing Shanghai is to provide high-quality modification, maintenance, repair and overhaul services to regional and international airlines as well as to domestic Chinese airlines. During the past year, Boeing Shanghai has reached maintenance agreements with several international customers.