BEIJING -(Dow Jones)- United Airlines and Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Corp. have signed a five-year maintenance contract for heavy maintenance, the companies said in a joint statement Monday.
Ameco will perform maintenance on United's fleet of Boeing 747s and 777s beginning in June, the statement said. United previously had an agreement with Ameco for heavy maintenance of its B777 fleet that expired last year.
United operates 52 Boeing 777s and 24 Boeing 747s. Ameco is a joint venture between Air China Ltd. (0753.HK) and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLAKY) established in August 1989.