11 July 2012, Farnborough Air Show and London – British Airways Engineering, a leading Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) provider, has today announced at Farnborough Air Show that it has been selected to provide its global line maintenance and engineering services to Boeing’s GoldCare programme. The appointment comes following a detailed selection process.
British Airways Engineering has today joined a choice group of suppliers that Boeing can select to support their GoldCare fleet maintenance requirements for the 787 Dreamliner and Next-Generation 737. GoldCare customers will now be able to benefit from British Airways Engineering’s global network of line maintenance facilities, capable of providing high-quality line, phase and heavy maintenance, as well as Aircraft Transition Services wherever required.
In today’s highly competitive aviation market, carriers need to maximise aircraft availability in order to reduce costs and maintain service levels. BBoeing GoldCare helps its customers do just that through a range of services including lifecycle management, maintenance planning and materials management. British Airways has been selected to provide services for the GoldCare Engineering offering, and will be responsible for helping to maximise fleet value and efficiency.
Garry Copeland, British Airways’ Director of Engineering, commented: “The global MRO industry is more vibrant than it has ever been. We believe that close working relationships with leading aviation companies such as Boeing will be key to long term success in this market, and we are therefore thrilled to become an official service partner to its GoldCare customers. British Airways Engineering has extensive experience maintaining a diverse fleet of over 260 aircraft and supports a broad customer base. We believe that this experience, coupled with our truly global capabilities, will prove a great asset to Boeing GoldCare.”
About British Airways Engineering
British Airways Engineering has over 80 years’ experience of providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services to British Airways and global airlines. The company has invested in state-of-the-art aircraft maintenance, avionic, interiors and mechanical workshop facilities and has a worldwide reputation for engineering excellence. In addition to experience gained on all major Boeing and Airbus models, British Airways Engineering has developed capabilities for the B787 and Airbus 380 aircraft types.
About Boeing GoldCare
Under GoldCare, Boeing leads a global team of world-class Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) providers and OEM suppliers who deliver maintenance services and material management. Boeing integrates these services with its maintenance engineering and planning program at a predictable and competitive cost. GoldCare provides 24x7 operations center support using cutting-edge technologies to turn airplane operating data into diagnostic information to enhance efficiency and maximize airplane availability.