Engineering company ST Engineering has announced that its commercial aerospace unit has secured a five-year component maintenance contract from Japan Airlines.
The value of the contract wasn’t disclosed.
In a release on Oct 28, ST Engineering said that under the so-called “Maintenance-By-the-Hour (MBH)” contract, it will provide full integrated component support to the entire fleet of Boeing 787 aircraft belonging to Japan Airlines and its subsidiary, ZIPAIR Tokyo from September.
See: ST Engineering wins contract to provide integrated component support to Japan Airlines' Boeing 787 fleet
This is in addition to an ongoing Boeing 737-800 component MBH programme that the it has with JAL
As part of a “customised solution”, ST Engineering will also introduce an on-wing component health and reliability management programme for JAL.
The programme uses in-house developed software to provide diagnostics and prescriptive advisory by detecting anomalies and predicting components’ remaining useful life.
As at 2.41pm, shares of ST Engineering traded at $3.86, down 3 cents or 0.77%.
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