Low cost carrier flydubai selects DAE for heavy maintenance on 737 fleet

Low cost carrier flydubai selects DAE for heavy maintenance on 737 fleet
Published: 17 December 2018 - 7:22 a.m.
By: Logistics Middle East Staff

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has announced that its engineering division and Amman-based MRO Joramco and Dubai-based carrier flydubai have renewed an agreement to provide the carrier with heavy maintenance solutions for its fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft.

Joramco will perform up to 45 C-checks and EIS checks from January, 2019, it will also perform avionics and cabin modifications including broad band modifications.

“We are delighted that flydubai is extending its agreement with Joramco. We value our partnership with flydubai which started in 2013,” said Jeff Wilkinson, CEO, Joramco.

“This collaboration demonstrates our commitment to excellence through providing value added services and ensures that our customers meet their operational targets,” he added.

Mick Hills, senior vice president, Engineering and Maintenance at flydubai, added: “In the past five years, Joramco has played an important role in our operations by fulfilling our MRO requirements. We look forward to seeing our partnership strengthen with this latest agreement as our fleet continues to grow.”

Dubai-based flydubai operates a network of more than 85 destinations with a single fleet-type of 58 Boeing 737 aircraft.

The airline placed the largest single-aisle aircraft orders in the region at the 2013 and 2017 editions of the Dubai Airshow.

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