ATLANTA, June 11, 2013 – Delta TechOps, the maintenance division of Delta Air Lines, has received the Approved Organization Exposition (AOE) certificate of the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB), creating opportunities for Delta TechOps to offer its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to operators licensed by the JCAB.
The JCAB approval covers Turbine Engines (initially CFM56-5B series and CFM56-7B series), as well as Boeing 737NG aircraft components (Mechanical Instruments, Gyroscopic Instruments, Electronic Instruments, Mechanical Accessories, Electric Accessories, Electronic Accessories, Radio Communications Equipments, and Other Aircraft Parts) for Japanese commercial operators.
“The Delta TechOps team is honored and delighted to receive the approval of JCAB and will proudly display the certificate among numerous and highly valued domestic and international regulatory approval documents”, said Peter Turner, Vice President MRO Services, Delta TechOps. “Approval of JCAB organization is another testament to Delta TechOps’ culture of maintaining the highest levels of safety, quality and reflects our strong commitment to the Japanese aviation market and operators.”
Japan’s Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism granted the certification in accordance with Article 20, Paragraph 2 of Civil Aeronautics Law. Delta TechOps is Approved Organization 192.
About Delta TechOps Delta
TechOps is the largest airline maintenance, repair and overhaul provider in North America. Its customers laud its reputation for high-quality service and cost management. In addition to supplying maintenance and engineering support for Delta’s fleet of more than 750 aircraft, Delta TechOps serves more than 150 other aviation and airline customers around the world. The organization specializes in high-skill work such as engines, components, hangar and line maintenance. Delta TechOps employs more than 9,600 maintenance professionals and is one of the world’s most-experienced providers with more than 70 years of aviation experience. More about Delta TechOps is available at www.deltatechops.com.
It has signed a three-year, non-exclusive time and materials (T&M) contract with Italian air carrier NEOS to provide maintenance and repair services to the company's CFM56-7B engines.
Turner joins Delta TechOps from Rolls-Royce North America where he was vice president, Customer Business.
It won the honors of Best MRO Airframe Provider for the Americas Region at the 2013 Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance (ATE&M) Awards in London.