FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has signed an indefinite-term Line maintenance agreement with the Russian air carrier Ural Airlines. FL Technics will provide comprehensive line support for the whole airline’s fleet in Krasnodar, Russia.
According to the agreement, Ural Airlines’ Airbus A320s and Airbus A321s will receive full Line Maintenance support at the FL Technics Line station in Krasnodar International Airport. FL Technics maintenance specialists will provide daily and weekly checks, as well as On-Call support for the entire carrier’s Airbus A320 family aircraft fleet operating to/from Krasnodar, Russia.
‘Considering the 7%-plus annual air transport market growth, Russia is certainly one of the regions with the most potential for MRO organisations. With many years of experience working with local companies, we have exceptional understanding of the Russian market players’ needs and requirements. The recent cooperation with Ural Airlines, one of the leading Russian air carriers, proves the trust and reliance of our Russian partners in the services we provide,’ commented the CEO of FL Technics Jonas Butautis.
‘The agreement with FL Technics plays an important role for the development of Ural Airlines’ air traffic from Krasnodar Airport. Collaboration with an EASA-certified European line maintenance partner will make it possible to maintain a high level of airworthiness of the aircraft that perform flights from this airport. It is particularly important during the intensive summer period,’ noted Alexey Fomin, Quality Director of JSC Ural Airlines.
FL Technics holds all the EASA certificates required for integrated narrow and wide body aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services: EASA Part 145 (Maintenance Organisation Approval), EASA Part 147 (Maintenance Training and Examination Organisation Approval), EASA Part M (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation Approval) and the newly obtained EASA Part 21 (Design Organisation Approval).
Based in Vilnius International Airport, FL Technics provides technical services for the industry classics such as Boeing 737 CL, Airbus A320, SAAB, ATR 42/72, Bombardier CRJ and Embraer 145, as well as for the modern generation aircraft types such as Boeing 737NG/747/757/767/777 and Airbus A330/A340/A380. The company offers its customers comprehensive and tailor-made solutions for technical aircraft, engine and component support, engineering, technical training and landing gear overhaul. FL Technics operates 2 base maintenance facilities in Lithuania and Ukraine, as well as a network of 32 line stations open 24/7 across Europe, the CIS, Africa and Asia-Pacific.