Iberia Maintenance has been awarded a 10-year contract for the repair and maintenance of V2500 engines from Qatar Airways. This strategic agreement will result in scheduled visits over 10 years. All events will be carried out at Iberia Maintenance’s engine workshop at its facilities next to Madrid airport, with more than 52,000 m2 dedicated to MRO and engineering services.
Iberia Engine Workshop serves airlines and lessors around the world, provides a high-quality service, and offers a very differentiated and competitive program for the V2500 engines in terms of TAT (turnaround time) and efficiency.
Javier Sánchez-Prieto, Iberia’s chief executive, said, “We are delighted that Qatar Airways has entrusted Iberia Maintenance with this long-term strategic contract for the engine maintenance support of its V2500 powered fleet. We have over recent years invested heavily in the development of this product and we will continue to do so ensuring we provide cost effective and a differentiated service to our customers today and into the future.”
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker, said:“We are pleased to be working with our strategic partner, Iberia Maintenance, who will provide long-term maintenance support for our V2500 engines fitted on our extensive A320 series aircraft. Qatar Airways strives to provide customers with industry leading safety and reliability, and we are confident in the experience and quality of service that Iberia Maintenance will provide.”
Iberia Maintenance is a provider of MRO services to the IAG group airlines, OEMs and wider industry. With Airframe Line and Base maintenance capabilities covering all group Airbus fleets including the A350 and A320neo. Its engine portfolio specialises in the V2500, CFM56 and RB211 with the GTF and LEAP platforms soon to be introduced and component shops covering a wide range of ATA chapters.