SAFAIR OPERATIONS (PTY)LTD signed a five-year, TrueChoiceTM Overhaul agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its CFM56-7B* engines that power its Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
"As the leading on-time airline in the world, FlySafair demands exceptionally high levels of service and reliability at a price tag that suits the operating model of a low-cost carrier. We believe we've found a good partner in GE Aviation in this regard," said Elmar Conradie, CEO of Safair Operations.
"GE Aviation's Services organization provides customers with the right workscope to keep their engines flying," said Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation's Services organization."We look forward to maintaining FlySafair's CFM56-7B engines and ensuring its retains its high level of reliability for its customers."
The TrueChoice suite of engine maintenance offerings incorporates an array of GE capabilities and customization across an engine's lifecycle. The TrueChoice suite includes:
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.