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Czech Republic: Honeywell and LOM PRAHA Announce Teaming Agreement for Helicopter Maintenance Services
Honeywell announced today that it has entered into a teaming agreement with LOM PRAHA s.p. of the Czech Republic to provide platform logistics – helicopter overhaul and maintenance, inspections, parts supply chain management, pilot training, and aftermarket services.
“Honeywell and LOM PRAHA have forged a new agreement to offer helicopter operators an extensive line of critical aircraft services,” said Paolo Carmassi, Honeywell Aerospace President, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. “With the finalization of this agreement, we create a strategic relationship to offer a full range of services for the Mi-8/Mi-17 helicopters.
“It was a strategic benefit to find a local partner with the full range of expertise and long history in the helicopter maintenance business,” Carmassi said. “The primary objective of the contract is to service Russian helicopters Mi-8/Mi-17 by providing operators with total logistic support for passenger, cargo, search and rescue, and other critical missions.”
More than 12,000 Mi-8/Mi-17 turboshaft multi-mission helicopters have been delivered throughout the world. The teaming agreement further completes the Honeywell portfolio of service offerings on the Mi-17 and complements our existing product portfolio and technologies that have been installed on many helicopters around the world.”
“Our mutual interest is to provide the customers with the high quality and prompt service. We are certain our long term cooperation will bring a mutual exchange of ideas and best industry practices and opens for us new business opportunities.” said Jindøich Ploch, CSc, Chief Executive Officer, LOM PRAHA.
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