Aero Norway awards repair management contract to GE Aviation

October 3, 2017

Norway-based engine MRO facility Aero Norway AS signed a three-year TrueChoice™ Material agreement with GE Aviation to cover the component repairs on its CFM56-3, CFM56-5B and 7B engines. The agreement will cover engine modules, engine assemblies and sub-assemblies, engine mounted controls and accessories, and all parts incorporated within this equipment.

According to Sonia Tindall, Manager of Global Sales & Marketing at Aero Norway. "At Aero Norway, the focus is always on delivering the best service and industry-recognized EGT margins, and we are globally acknowledged as a leader in CFM56-3 engine repairs. To best serve our customers: MROs, independent engine owners and leasing companies, we need repair partners that can complement the flexibility of workscope that we, as an independent organization, strive to offer. Through this agreement with GE Aviation, we will further enhance operational efficiency and maximize the fast slot induction and quick turn-around that our global customers demand."

"GE Aviation has extensive component repair capabilities, and we continually invest in new repair techniques to help our customers," said Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation. "This agreement with Aero Norway will bring our component repair offerings to their customers for their CFM56 engines."

The TrueChoice suite of engine maintenance offerings incorporates an array of GE capabilities and customization across an engine's lifecycle. The TrueChoice suite includes:

  • TrueChoice Flight Hour helps optimize cost of ownership over the engine lifecycle with flexible risk transfer and payment options.
  • TrueChoice Overhaul provides time and material overhauls with tailored workscopes specific to shop visit objectives, economic priorities and ownership horizon for one engine or a fleet.
  • TrueChoice Material offers high-quality new and used OEM parts, advanced repairs and technology upgrades to enhance engine performance and support higher engine residual value.
  • TrueChoice Transitions includes a range of options for changing ownership horizons, such as green time leases, exchanges and material buy-back, plus customized workscopes with shorter builds and maximum used material. For lessors, GE offers products specifically designed to accommodate a change in owner or operator.

Each of the TrueChoice offerings is underpinned by GE Aviation's data and analytic capabilities and experience to help reduce maintenance burden and service disruptions for customers.