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Heli-One, China Southern Airlines sign LOI

17th December 2018 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Heli-One has signed a letter of intent with China Southern Airlines for helicopter component maintenance, repair and overhaul, and design engineering support.

The agreement will enhance maintenance coverage for China Southern Airlines’ fleet.

The helicopter division of China Southern Airlines, China Southern Airlines General Aviation (CSAGA), operates Sikorsky S-92 and S-76, and Bell 407 helicopters from its ten operating bases across China. CSAGA provides helicopter transport services for a variety of industries including offshore, utility, forestry, SAR, photography and general transportation.

Heli-One provides maintenance services for S-92 and S-76 aircraft, and is an authorised Sikorsky S-76 customer support centre and gearbox overhaul facility.

Eddie Lane, president, Heli-One, said: ‘We are excited to start this new chapter of our working relationship with China Southern Airlines. They are the aviation leader in the Chinese civilian market, and we are looking forward to supporting them in their growth. Our team is ready to support their maintenance needs and share our learnings with them.’

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