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ST Engineering Secures Contract to Provide Full Component Support to Virgin Australia Airlines’ B737NG Fleet

Singapore, 12 November 2021 – ST Engineering today announced that its Commercial Aerospace business has secured a component Maintenance-By-the-Hour (MBH™) contract from Virgin Australia Airlines. 

Under the five-year contract, ST Engineering will provide full, integrated component support to Virgin Australia Airlines’ growing fleet of Boeing B737NG from this month. The suite of comprehensive component MRO services include repair management, pool access and provision of consignment stock in Australia. This adds to the airframe heavy maintenance services that ST Engineering is currently providing to the airline at its Singapore facility. 

Jeffrey Lam, Commercial Aerospace President at ST Engineering, said, “Emerging from this challenging period for the aviation industry, we appreciate being selected by Virgin Australia Airlines to support their business activities and recovery. Our comprehensive life cycle nose-to-tail support capabilities will be leveraged to provide Virgin Australia Airlines with the highest quality and most reliable services that our customers have come to expect from ST Engineering.” 

Virgin Australia Airlines’ Chief Operations Officer, Stuart Aggs, said, “Virgin Australia Airlines is pleased to have selected ST Engineering as our strategic partner for component MRO services through a comprehensive tender process. We look forward to maximising our strategic partnership as domestic and international travel ramps up and our fleet, team and passengers return to the skies.” 

Recognised worldwide for its hallmark component MBH™ programmes, ST Engineering provides integrated component MRO solutions for over 25,000 unique aircraft parts and is the authorised service centre to over 20 leading OEMs. Its Commercial Aerospace business provides round-the-clock support and delivers more than 100,000 components annually from its six component MRO facilities located in Singapore, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, as well as Stockholm, Sweden. 

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