SHANGHAI, May. 17, 2012 – Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd (Boeing Shanghai) and Aeroflot Russian Airlines celebrated the completion of the 10th base maintenance check for Aeroflot’s Boeing 767 Fleet at Boeing Shanghai’s hangar at Shanghai Pudong Airport.
Aeroflot and Boeing Shanghai’s cooperation can be traced back to September 2010. Under the five-year maintenance agreement, Boeing Shanghai has completed C checks, pylon modifications and full painting for Aeroflot’s 767s.
“As the largest 767 maintenance customer of Boeing Shanghai, we are very grateful for the confidence Aeroflot has placed in our team,” said Bernard Hensey, CEO of Boeing Shanghai. “Reaching this milestone is a testament to the high quality maintenance that our customers receive. Boeing Shanghai provides exceptional value, competitive pricing and flexibility in support of Aeroflot’s fleet growth and business expansion.”
Currently Aeroflot offers domestic and international passenger services covering a network of 97 cities in 48 countries. The airline operates a total of nine 767-300ERs.
To date, Boeing Shanghai has completed 29 base maintenance procedures on 767s for nine domestic and international customers.
Boeing Shanghai was established in June 2006 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, each committed to exceed customer expectations.