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Singapore, 11 February 2020 ST Engineering today announced that its Aerospace arm, has secured a five-year nacelle maintenance contract from Qantas Airways. Under the agreement, ST Engineering will provide nacelle maintenance services starting from 2020 to the airline’s Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A330 fleet.

“ST Engineering takes pride in being a provider of comprehensive MRO solutions that cover practically the entire aircraft, from airframe and engines to its various components,” said Mr Lim Serh Ghee, President of ST Engineering’s Aerospace sector. “We also value the strong partnership we have forged with longstanding customers such as Qantas Airways, who have continuously entrusted their various maintenance needs with us. As we continue to build on our capabilities which now includes nacelle design and manufacturing, we hope to provide even greater support and value through integrated solutions for nacelles to our customers.”

ST Engineering’s solutions for aircraft engine nacelles cover both aftermarket services and original equipment manufacturing, which are supported by a network of distribution centres, satellite stores and repair shops across the globe. In Stockholm, the Group has a Nacelle MRO facility that cover a wide range of engine nacelles including the latest Boeing 787 Trent 1000 and GenX engine nacelles.  In Middle River, U.S., the Group has a facility specialising in the design and production of thrust reversers, engine nacelle components and other aerostructures.

The Middle River facility will, starting in early 2020, have the MRO capabilities to provide nacelle component maintenance services. Through such new capability set-up, customers will get to enjoy integrated solutions in both manufacturing and aftermarket care across a range of nacelle systems under one roof.

ST Engineering is showcasing its MRO and nacelle manufacturing solutions together with other aerospace capabilities at the Aviation cluster of the ST Engineering Pavilion (G01) from 11 – 16 February at Singapore Airshow 2020.


ST Engineering is a global technology, defence and engineering group specialising in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. The Group employs about 22,000 people across offices in Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, serving customers in the defence, government and commercial segments in more than 100 countries. With more than 700 smart city projects across 130 cities in its track record, the Group continues to help transform cities through its suite of Smart Mobility, Smart Security and Smart Environment solutions. Headquartered in Singapore, ST Engineering reported revenue of $6.7b in FY2018 and it ranks among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. It is a component stock of the FTSE Straits Times Index, MSCI Singapore, SGX ESG Transparency Index and SGX ESG Leaders Index. 

The Aerospace sector provides integrated aerospace services and solutions through a global network of facilities and affiliates in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, supporting a broad customer base that comprises leading airlines, airfreight operators and armed forces. Its wide spectrum of maintenance and engineering solutions include airframe, engine and component maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering design and technical services; as well as aviation materials and asset management services. The sector also has original equipment manufacturing businesses and holds proprietary designs in products such as aircraft seats. For more information, please visit

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