Budget carrier Air Arabia (Sharjah, UAE) has signed up Turkish Technic, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, for its component and support services.The contract comprises component supply and repair on ATA Chapter basis.
Components will be supplied from Istanbul and all repair and overhaul work of the components will be executed at the Turkish Technic sites in Turkey, said Air Arabia Group CEO Adel Abdulla Ali after signing the deal with Turkish Technic president and CEO (acting) Fazıl Çiftçi at the General Management Building of Turkish Technic.
Abdulla Ali expressed Air Arabia’s trust in Turkish Technic’s quality of services and also expressed appreciation to have the support of the leading MRO in the region with its comprehensive services.
“We are recognized for high quality services and on-time departures, and Turkish Technic component support services will be an ideal support to our technical operations,” he said.
Fazıl Ciftci said: “We thank Air Arabia for choosing Turkish Technic for Component Support Services. This is one of the bold steps we have achieved in 2014 as we are broadening our component pool service area to the Middle East and also reaching a fleet size for more than 500 aircraft in the component pool market.”
“Turkish Technic is currently supporting many airlines’ Airbus and Boeing fleets in the region and we are delighted with the steady growth of our component pool services,” he added.
Turkish Technic former President and CEO Ismail Demir Ph.D., who has recently taken over an important duty for Turkey as Undersecretary of Defense Industry, expressed his delight at the agreement and long term partnership established, to which he has contributed from day one.
“We are glad to welcome Air Arabia to be a valuable user of Turkish Technic component services. Since Turkish Technic’s inception, our primary mission has always been to be the leading service provider of the world and in this regard we showed a marked improvement with every passing year,” he noted.
“This partnership is one of the most important awards that given to our commitment in establishing trust among airlines,” he added.