EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING and ALITALIA sign a mutual agreement for ALITALIA B777-200ER maintenance check and EGYPTAIR A320 landing gear overh

A great ceremony at EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING facility in Cairo was held to celebrate the delivery of Alitalia’s B777-200 aircraft that was maintained at EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Ahmed Shafik, Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, Eng.Hussein Massoud, CEO & Chairman of EGYPTAIR Holding, Eng. Abdel Aziz Fadel, Chairman & CEO of EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING, Mr. Giancarlo Schisano, Executive VP and COO of Alitalia and Mr. Giorgio Piatra, VP Fleet Maintenance.

EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING signed a maintenance service agreement for providing C-Check to ALITALIA B777-200ER aircraft. The maintenance work is carried out at EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING facilities in Cairo, Egypt. The first B777-200ER equipped with GE 90-94 was released on January 20th 2011. According to the contract signed for Landing Gears, the first overhauled A320 Landing Gear shipset provided by ALITALIA has been delivered to Egyptair on last November 2010. The first of four unserviceable landing gear shipset removed from Egyptair aircraft is currently under overhaul in ALITALIA Fleet Maintenance facilities in Rome. Another contract was signed between EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING and Alitalia, whereby EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING will start maintaining Alitalia’s A330-200 aircraft.

EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING is one of the biggest MRO providers in the Middle East and Africa for Airbus, Boeing and Embraer aircraft types. With more than 78 years of experience, EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING serves more than 106 airlines in Europe, Middle East and Africa with a high potential workforce able to satisfy its increasing number of customers with total care of maintenance solutions. The company is approved by many authorities including EASA, FAA and ISO 9001:2008.

EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING is a subsidiary of EGYPTAIR HOLDING which operates more than 1200 weekly flights from Cairo and many other Egyptian cities to 76 domestic and international destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.

ALITALIA is one of the biggest European airlines, with one of the youngest fleets in Europe, serving over 23 million passengers with its 149 aircrafts and operating 1200 weekly flights across a network of 76 destinations worldwide.

Besides the flight core business, Alitalia has also kept most of the technical capabilities and skills to be present in the MRO Market with its maintenance services.

Your browser may not support display of this image.‘We are honored by ALITALIA’s recogniion and its trust in our maintenance capabilities and, in the frame of our mutual cooperation; we trust ALITALIA experience on Landing Gear maintenance activities’ said Eng Abdel Aziz Fadel, Chairman of EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING. ‘We are also confident in providing each other with services that will fully satisfy our mutual expectations with regard to workmanship quality, customer support, flexibility, availability and cost effectiveness.’

More information is available at www.egyptair-me.com


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