flyadeal partners with Safran to enhance fleet maintenance efficiency for the nacelles of its Airbus A320neo flee

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MRO Middle East, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 5th, 2024
flyadeal, the low-cost carrier and a subsidiary of Saudia Group, signed today a long-term agreement with Safran Nacelles at the MRO Middle East in Dubai. The agreement focused on the comprehensive support of nacelles for flyadeal’s Airbus A320neo family fleet, powered by the CFM International1 LEAP-1A turbofan engines. This collaboration solidifies flyadeal’s commitment to ensuring the operational efficiency and maintenance reliability of its fleet.

Under this agreement, flyadeal gains full pool access to Safran Nacelles’ extensive range of equipment, which guarantees the availability of necessary equipment to address any in-service issues promptly. This approach significantly enhances flyadeal’s capability to swiftly resolve maintenance challenges and maintain optimal fleet performance.

Furthermore, flyadeal will benefit from Safran Nacelles’ Original Equipment Manufacturer guaranteed Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) solutions at the AMES2 repair station in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Vincent Caro, CEO of Safran Nacelles commented: “We are very proud to be flyadeal‘s partner for their A320neo fleet. As the A320neo full nacelle designer, our teams are ensuring to our customer the highest levels of nacelle availability for its flight operations. »
Commenting on this partnership, Steven Greenway, CEO of flyadeal, said, “At flyadeal, we continuously seek opportunities to enhance the reliability and efficiency of our fleet operations. Our partnership with Safran Nacelles highlights flyadeal’s commitment to providing our passengers with safe and reliable travel experiences. With full pool access to Safran Nacelles’ equipment, we are confident in our ability to address any maintenance issues that may arise, ensuring minimal disruptions to our services.”

Safran Nacelles is renowned for its expertise in aircraft nacelle systems and has a proven track record of providing innovative solutions to airlines worldwide. By leveraging Safran Nacelles’ resources and support, flyadeal aims to streamline its maintenance processes and optimize its fleet’s performance.

Safran Nacelles’ repair services and spare resources are part of the company’s NacelleLifeTM support program, which ensures responsive, cost-effective and high-quality services that keep airliners in operational condition while minimizing costs.
(1) CFM International is a 50/50 joint company between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE Aerospace.
(2) AMES is a 50/50 joint company between Safran Nacelles et Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 92,000 employees
and sales of 23.2 billion euros in 2023, and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and
Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

Safran Nacelles designs, integrates and provides support and after-sales service for aircraft nacelles. The company is a global leader in the market for commercial aircraft with more than 100 seats, business aircraft and regional aircraft. At the cutting edge of technology, Safran Nacelles offers nacelles that are ever more integrated with the engine, aerodynamic, lightweight with advanced acoustic treatments to contribute to the reduction of CO2 and noise emissions from aircraft.


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